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The Encyclopedia of Country Music, Second Edition.

country musicEntries in this single-volume encyclopedia pertain to country music in the United States from 1922 forward, including artists, groups, genres, institutions, and instruments that have exercised the greatest influence in country music. An insert of sixteen color plates shows selected album covers.

One of the most interesting features of this encyclopedia is its thirteen appendixes, with content such as “Full-Time Country Radio Stations in the United States”, “Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Members”, and “Country’s Share of the U.S. Recorded Music Market.” There are also twelve essay-articles that cover various topics in the Country Music scene. This book is published by the Oxford University Press.

Abraham Myler, research assistant

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