Workin Man Blues: Country Music in California Gerald W. Haslam

ISBN: 9781597140171

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Workin Man Blues: Country Music in California  by  Gerald W. Haslam

Workin Man Blues: Country Music in California by Gerald W. Haslam
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Cultural Writing. Music. California has been fertile ground for country music since the 1920s, nurturing a multitude of talents from Gene Autry to Glen Campbell, Rose Maddox to Barbara Mandrell, Buck Owens to Merle Haggard. In this affectionateMoreCultural Writing. Music. California has been fertile ground for country music since the 1920s, nurturing a multitude of talents from Gene Autry to Glen Campbell, Rose Maddox to Barbara Mandrell, Buck Owens to Merle Haggard. In this affectionate homage to Californias place in country musics history, Gerald Haslam surveys the Golden States contributions to what is today the most popular music in America.

At the heart of the music he finds and illuminates the lives of the working-class men and women who migrated to California during the Dust Bowl, exploring thier Hoovervilles and other locales from which they had been turned out, shut down, or otherwise told to move on.



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