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Title Country music goes to war / edited by Charles K. Wolfe and James E. Akenson.

Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.52 COU    Available
Description viii, 250 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discographies, and index.
Contents The Civil War in country music tradition / Andrew K. Smith and James E. Akenson -- "Bloody war" : war songs in early country music / Charles K. Wolfe -- "There's a Star Spangled Banner waving somewhere" : the story behind its success / Louis B. Hatchett Jr. and W.K. McNeil -- Gene Autry in WW II / Don Cusic -- Peace in the valley : The development of John Lair's enterprises during WW II / Michael Ann Williams -- Hayloft patriotism : the national barn dance during World War II / Wayne W. Daniel -- "Jesus hits like an atom bomb" : nuclear warfare in country music, 1944-56 / Charles K. Wolfe -- Purple hearts, Heartbreak Ridge, and Korean mud : pain, patriotism, and faith in the 1950-1953 "Police action" / Ivan M. Tribe -- "Dear Ivan" : country music perspectives on the Soviet Union and the Cold War / Kevin S. Fontenot -- "True patriot" : Brian Letton goes to war / Rae Waer -- "Alternative" to what? : O brother, September 11, and the politics of country music / Aaron A. Fox -- Ulster loyalism and country music, 1969-85 / David A. Wilson -- In whose name? : country artists speak out on Gulf War II / Randy Rudder -- Country music : a teaching tool for dealing with war / James E. Akenson.
Subject Country music -- History and criticism.
Country music -- Social aspects.
Music and war.
Political ballads and songs -- History and criticism.
Added Author Wolfe, Charles K.
Akenson, James Edward, 1943-
ISBN 0813123089 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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