Creating Country Music Fabricating Authenticity
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Description: This work traces the development of country music and its institutionalization from Fiddlin' John Carson's pioneering recordings in Atlanta in 1923 to the posthumous success of Hank Williams.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/1999
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Acknowledgments: A Note on Method|
|Introduction: Finding Country Authenticity|
|Making the Music Commercial|
|Atlanta: Birthplace of Commercial Country Music|
|Renewable Tradition: The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers Gallery 1|
|The Folk vs. Pop Look|
|Fabricating the Image of Authenticity|
|Old-Timer Image of Authenticity|
|Hillbilly Image of Authenticity|
|Cowboy Image of Authenticity Gallery 2 Geezers, Hillbillies, and Cowboys|
|Radio-Made Country Music in the 1930s|
|The Barn Dance in the Air|
|Radio Station Barnstorming|
|Soft Shell vs. Hard Core: The Vagabonds vs. Roy Acuff Gallery 3 The Evolving Hard-Core and Soft Shell Looks|
|Making Country Reproducible|
|Honky-Tonk Firmament: Lives, Music, Lyrics|
|Hank Williams as the Personification of Country Music Gallery 4 Iconic Country|
|Creating a Field Called "Country"|
|Authenticity and the Future of Country Music|
|Authenticity: A Renewable Resource|
|Can the Circle Be Unbroken? Notes References Credits General Index Song|