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Country Music Facts, Figures & Fun

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Published by Facts, Figures & Fun .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country & western,
  • Country And Western Music,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Genres & Styles - Country & Bluegrass - General,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music / Country,
  • STUDY NOTES - SparkNotes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8771161M
    ISBN 101904332536
    ISBN 109781904332534


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He lives in Texas. Bibliographic information. Title: Country Music Facts, Figures and Fun: Author: Mike Evans: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: AAPPL Artists & Photographers Press, Limited, ISBN:Length: 96 pages: Subjects: Music. Country Music Facts, Figures & Fun: by Mike Evans.

A short but comphrensive guide to country music. The evolution of an American genere from its roots in European folk music to its huge worldwide popularity with today's record-buying public.

The history of the music and the peoplewho took this music from obscurity to mainstream. Download Country Music Facts Figures And Fun books, A short but comprehensive guide to country music.

The evolution of an American genre from its roots in European folk music to its huge worldwide popularity with today's record-buying public. The history of the songs, stars and styles which took this music from obscurity to mainstream.

The history of country music is not just about facts and dates. It’s about understanding and connecting the dots between all those events and people who have shaped up and maintained the genre.

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Facts about Country Music 1: the musical instruments in country music Some of the musical instruments in country music include electric guitars, banjos, harmonicas, dobros, acoustic guitars and fiddles.

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albums sold in million units. -Country music parodist Cledus T. Judd's record I Stoled This Record was certified gold for sales ofcopies despite never charting a single.

-Trace Adkins originally recorded "In Color" and was slated to release it on his album X until Jamey Johnson asked permission to record the song himself. Race And Country Music Then And Now: The Record A new book provides evidence of racial mixing in country music as far back as the s.

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Charles may be best known for his bluesy soul music, but this country tune went all the way to number 2 on the charts. Charles thought blues and country were the most honest forms of music around. "Country songs and the blues is like it is," Ray Charles once told Rolling Stone, who put this song at number 7 on their list of greatest country.

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