Country music : the encyclopedia

by Stambler, Irwin.

Format: Print Book 2000
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 781.642 ST2
Location  Northland Public Library
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Call Number  781.642 ST2
This completely revised and updated edition of Irwin Stambler and Grelun Landon's landmark encyclopedia of country music isn't limited to pure country anymore; in fact, its broad range covers country, country rock, bluegrass, rockabilly, country gospel, honky-tonk, western swing, cowboy (and cowgirl!) singers, and more! And unlike other encyclopedias, Country Music: The Encyclopedia is more than just a list of names and dates. It's the most personal country reference book there is, filledwith original, first-person interviews with stars young and old, from Hank Williams to Shania Twain. In addition, the 75 percent new or substantially revised entries, and a series of indexes that allow you to reference song titles, album titles, performers, and types of music-as well as anything else that interests you in a general subject index-make Country Music: The Encyclopedia the greatest book of its kind.

Country Music: The Encyclopedia contains:
* Complete awards information, year by year
* Scores of photos of the hottest stars
* And, for the first time, a complete set of indexes-by performer, by song and album title, and general subject index-that no other country encyclopedia offers
Additional Information
Subjects Country music -- Encyclopedias.
Country musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Encyclopedias.
Publisher New York :St. Martin's Griffin,2000
Edition 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed., rev. & updated 3rd ed.
Other Titles Encyclopedia of folk, country and western music.
Contributors Landon, Grelun.
Stambler, Irwin. Encyclopedia of folk, country and western music.
Language English
Notes Rev. ed. of: Encyclopedia of folk, country & western music. 2nd ed. c1983.
Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Description ix, 708 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes videography and discography (pages 569-600), bibliography (pages 633-638), and indexes.
ISBN 0312264879 (pbk.)
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