Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music - Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures (Paperback)Bill C. Malone (author)
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Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 210 x 139 x 12 mm
Goes a long way toward filling a bothersome hole in American musical history.--"Sing Out!"
So succinct and well-documented, all the reader can do is believe it.--"Lexington Herald-Leader"
This book shows not only the work of a master scholar, but also that of one attuned to the myths, the hopes, and the yearnings of ordinary people.--"Journal of Southern History"
"Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers" is a very enlightening read regarding the roots of Country music and provides the definitive explanation and history of the connection between Country music (southern folk music) and cowboy hats.--"Midwest Book Review"
This book is good enough that readers can only want more.--"Journal of American History"
Provides great insight into country music and southern culture.--"Southern Historian"
The last word on the history of country music remains Malone.--"Canon"
A very enlightening read.--BookPleasures.com
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