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The Encyclopedia of Country Music
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Foreword by Vince Gill ; Introduction ; Acknowledgments ; The Encyclopedia of Country Music ; Essay Articles ; Special photographic section: Country Album Cover Art ; Appendices ; Contributors

About the Author

Paul Kingsbury, editor of the first edition of the Encyclopedia of Country Music, is the co-editor (with Alanna Nash) of Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Country Music in America and the author of The Grand Ole Opry History of Country Music. Michael McCall, a prominent music journalist, is a writer and editor at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. John W. Rumble is senior historian at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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"Any serious country music fan will treasure this authoritative book."-- The Seattle Times "Sets new standards in the field."--The Baltimore Sun "Perhaps the best single-volume reference work on country music."--Billboard Magazine "While a handful of worthwhile country music encyclopedias are in print, none are as comprehensive in scope as The Encyclopedia of Country Music.... For country fans with an eye for trivia, it doesn't get much better than this."--Tower Pulse "Truly a labor of love.... I hope you find that it brings you a little closer to the music you love and leads you down paths that bring more music into your life."--Emmylou Harris, from the Foreword "Should prove a valuable resource to those who work in the country music business. But it's also an entertaining read for the music's true fans."--Houston Chronicle "This big, handsome volume, compiled by the staff of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, spans the history of country music, listing not only artists and groups but also important individuals and institutions."--San Francisco Examiner "A long-awaited, major accomplishment, which educators, historians and students, broadcasters and music writers, artists and fans alike, will welcome and enjoy."--The Nashville Musician "An unparalleled work, worth its price and highly recommended." "The Encyclopedia of Country Music, 2nd edition, is the most comprehensive treatment of the genre to date."--Journal of the Society for American Music "Any serious country music fan will treasure this authoritative book."-- The Seattle Times "Sets new standards in the field."--The Baltimore Sun "Perhaps the best single-volume reference work on country music."--Billboard Magazine "While a handful of worthwhile country music encyclopedias are in print, none are as comprehensive in scope as The Encyclopedia of Country Music.... For country fans with an eye for trivia, it doesn't get much better than this."--Tower Pulse "Truly a labor of love.... I hope you find that it brings you a little closer to the music you love and leads you down paths that bring more music into your life."--Emmylou Harris, from the Foreword "Should prove a valuable resource to those who work in the country music business. But it's also an entertaining read for the music's true fans."--Houston Chronicle "This big, handsome volume, compiled by the staff of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, spans the history of country music, listing not only artists and groups but also important individuals and institutions."--San Francisco Examiner "A long-awaited, major accomplishment, which educators, historians and students, broadcasters and music writers, artists and fans alike, will welcome and enjoy."--The Nashville Musician "An unparalleled work, worth its price and highly recommended." "The Encyclopedia of Country Music, 2nd edition, is the most comprehensive treatment of the genre to date."--Journal of the Society for American Music

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