Nonfiction Books Country Music: A Uniquely American Sound (19)

Country Music: A Uniquely American Sound (19)

Country Music: A Uniquely American Sound (19)
Item No. GH00499
ISBN-13 978-1-5345-6518-0
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction Arts Music Genres Country Music
# of Pages 104
Size 7" x 9"
Author Orr, Tamra B.
Reading Interest 7,8,9,10
Series Music Library, The
Publisher Lucent Press
Date Published 2019
Dewey Decimal 781.642--dc23
Guided Reading Level Z
Reviews / Awards Noted YES
 
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"… Key features of each individual book includes recommended listing lists that give young readers a sense of the most influential albums in each genre; historical and cultural background information giving young readers a clear sense of the world events and social movements that inspire musicians, encouraging young readers to think critically about the music they listen to; the comprehensive collection of topics introduce readers to musical genres they may be unfamiliar with, enriching their cultural education…recommendation for school and community libraries is to acquire the complete six volume set."– Midwest Book Review


For a long time, country music has been popular as a way to sing about emotions, events, and people in ordinary life. Over the years, country music has changed, bringing in more instruments, complex lyrics, and musical styles. From honky-tonks to Nashville, country rock to pop country, this style of music continues to evolve, grow, and keep people singing along. Readers discover history behind these toe-tapping tunes through main text and sidebars featuring annotated quotes from country artists and music critics, a detailed discography of essential country albums, and photographs of superstars of country music.