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Author Laird, Tracey E. W.

Title Louisiana hayride : radio and roots music along the Red River / Tracey E.W. Laird
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 208 pages) : illustrations
Series American musicspheres
American musicspheres.
Contents A cradle of the stars -- The character of a region -- Shreveport music before modern media -- Hillbilly music and the phonograph -- Hillbilly music and KWKH radio -- Country music crossroads -- Beyond country music
Summary Provides an examination of northwest Louisiana's unique musical milieu, home to the Louisiana Hayride, a radio barn dance between 1948 and 1960. The region's history, geography, race relations, media, and other forces set the stage for the Hayride's critical role in both country music and rock-and-roll
Bibliography Includes discography (pages 179-180), filmography (page 181), bibliographical references (pages 183-198), and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Louisiana hayride (Radio program)
Country music -- Louisiana -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004014612
ISBN 0195167511 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0195347188 (electronic bk.)
9780195167511 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780195347180 (electronic bk.)