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  • Smile When You Call Me a Hillbilly

    September 27, 2008 | Categories: Bookshelf | Discussion: 0 comments

    Smile When You Call Me a Hillbilly:Country Music’s Struggle for Respectability, 1939-1954University of Georgia Press, 2004Jeffrey J. Lange
    If the mention of respectability in the subtitle of Jeffrey J. Lange’s Smile When You Call Me a Hillbilly leads you to expect a reception-based account of what was happening in country music between 1939 and 1954, think [...]

  • Coming Soon: Book Reviews

    September 24, 2008 | Categories: Bookshelf | Discussion: 0 comments

    A fateful encounter with the country music section of a university library some months ago set me on a book-buying mission which never quite turned into a book-reading mission. As a result, I have a shelf half-full with country music books constantly reminding me of my sloth and ignorance. That shelf is the [...]

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