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Author Escott, Colin.

Title The Grand ole opry : the making of an American icon / Colin Escott ; Brenda Colladay, photo editor.

Imprint New York : Center Street, 2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  781.64 E75    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  781.64 Escott    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 250 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-250).
Contents The air castle of the South -- Early days ... early stars -- "Greatest show on earth for the money" : the Opry hits the road -- The star system -- Coast to coast -- Star time -- Departures and arrivals -- Man of the year -- Surviving Nashville -- "A friend of a friend of mine is a friend of Ott Devine" -- "All my hippie fans" : the bluegrass revival -- "The Opry was a comfort" -- Opryland -- Who's gonna fill their shoes? -- Under new management -- Facing the future.
Indexed In: Booklist, October 2006
Summary Traces the history of Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, discussing how it became an American cultural icon and profiling the performers, hosts, and workers who shaped its history and development.
Audience Adult Follett Library Resources
Subject Grand ole opry (Radio program)
Country music -- History and criticism.
Country musicians -- Biography.
Added Author Colladay, Brenda.
ISBN 1931722862

 
    
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