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Author Kosser, Michael.

Title How Nashville became Music City, U.S.A. : 50 years of Music Row / by Michael Kosser.

Imprint Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.52 KOS    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 373 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Note Includes index.
Contents The roots of Music Row -- The Opry puts its foot down -- It all begins with a song -- Now we have an industry! -- When country music almost died -- Oohs and aahs -- Saving country -- Dang me! -- Crazy -- Homegrown talent and the Nashville machine -- The Everly Brothers and the Bryants -- A pair of aces -- Rebels and respect -- Gallico and his boys -- Strings and power saws -- Lou Bradley: knight of the console -- "Wesley, it's music!" -- Know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em -- Wanted: Jerry Bradley -- Nashville, before and after Bowen -- "Man, there's only three chords!" -- "I'm gonna cut this song and I really can't tell you why" -- The men of Garth -- From the alleyway to MCA -- Texas and Oklahoma song dogs -- The king of the independents -- Galante and Tomlinson: keepin' it real -- Murder on the row -- "If it is not known for music, it will not be known for anything".
Subject Country music -- History and criticism.
Music trade -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
ISBN 0634098063 (pbk.)

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