Author: Zell Miller
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Georgia's music history is diverse in that it covers gospel singer Thomas Dorsey, soul singer James Brown, opera singer Jessye Norman, country singer Alan Jackson, folk singer Hedy West and symphony and choral conductors Robert Shaw and Yoel Levi. They Heard Georgia Singing provides brief musical biographies of the men and women who have made major contributions to Georgia musical history either as natives or as personalities within the context of Georgia music.
Author: Country Music Hall of Fame,, Ernie Couch
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
This popular question-and-answer book has been revised and updated to include the newest stars, latest songs, and most current statistics. Illustrated.
Author: Kevin Snelgrove
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
Do you enjoy country music? Are you familiar with the names of all the best-loved country stars, past and present? Can you recall when your favourite country artists started their singing careers and sing along to their greatest hits? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this quiz book is certain to appeal to you. Which group reached the number 8 position in Billboard’s Hot Country Songs in 1979 with ‘Outside Lookin’ In’? Who are Henry John Deutschendorf Jr and Eilleen Regina Edwards better known as? Who won an honorary award at the 2011 Academy of Country Music Awards? The answers to these questions and more can all be found in The Country Music Quiz Book. With 100 questions about the artists and their music, this book has something for everyone and you are bound to discover some fascinating facts about the legends of country. This is a must-have book for all country fans and anyone interested in finding out more about this popular genre of music.
Author: Mark J. Knickelbine
Publisher: Trails Books
Dust off the banjo and tune up the fiddle! From Jimmy Rodgers and the Grand Ole Opry to Hank Williams and Honky Tonk, this book takes its readers on a twangy tour of one of the oldest and most popular musical genres in America. Country music lovers and historians alike will devour more than 400 questions, beginning with the roots of vaudeville, blues and church music all the way to 1960s Nashville. Journalist and historian Mark J. Knickelbine has authored or co-authored eight books on topics ranging from fast food to the Korean War. His enduring fascination with the history of American popular music led him to create the Music Trivia Quiz Series for Trails Books.
Author: Nick Holt
Publisher: Random House
BBC Radio 6 Music is the place for alternative music – and this is the quiz for its fans. From indie pop and iconic rock to trip hop, electronica and dance, these questions will test your knowledge of the last 60 years of floor-fillers, cult classics and the best B-sides to the limit. Including dedicated quizzes on your favourite 6 Music shows, like Lauren Laverne's People's Playlist, Guy Garvey's Finest Hour, Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service and more, find out how much you can really call yourself the king of rock n' roll.
Author: Jimmy Correa
Publisher: Vantage Press, Inc
Provides quizzes testing a reader's knowledge of rock, country, rhythm and blues, and popular music.
In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Immediately upon publication in 1998, the Encyclopedia of Country Music became a much-loved reference source, prized for the wealth of information it contained on that most American of musical genres. Countless fans have used it as the source for answers to questions about everything from country's first commercially successful recording, to the genre's pioneering music videos, to what conjunto music is. This thoroughly revised new edition includes more than 1,200 A-Z entries covering nine decades of history and artistry, from the Carter Family recordings of the 1920s to the reign of Taylor Swift in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Compiled by a team of experts at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the encyclopedia has been brought completely up-to-date, with new entries on the artists who have profoundly influenced country music in recent years, such as the Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban. The new edition also explores the latest and most critical trends within the industry, shedding light on such topics as the digital revolution, the shifting politics of country music, and the impact of American Idol (reflected in the stardom of Carrie Underwood). Other essays cover the literature of country music, the importance of Nashville as a music center, and the colorful outfits that have long been a staple of the genre. The volume features hundreds of images, including a photo essay of album covers; a foreword by country music superstar Vince Gill (the winner of twenty Grammy Awards); and twelve fascinating appendices, ranging from lists of awards to the best-selling country albums of all time. Winner of the Best Reference Award from the Popular Culture Association "Any serious country music fan will treasure this authoritative book." --The Seattle Times "A long-awaited, major accomplishment, which educators, historians and students, broadcasters and music writers, artists and fans alike, will welcome and enjoy." --The Nashville Musician "Should prove a valuable resource to those who work in the country music business. But it's also an entertaining read for the music's true fans." --Houston Chronicle "This big, handsome volume spans the history of country music, listing not only artists and groups but also important individuals and institutions." --San Francisco Examiner "Promises to be the definitive historical and biographical work on the past eight decades of country music. Well written and heavily illustratedan unparalleled work, worth its price and highly recommended." --Library Journal
Author: Marjie McGraw
Publisher: Premium PressAmer
A compilation of hundreds of secrets and little-known facts, both on-stage and off-stage, of country music's legends.
Author: Joel Whitburn
(Book). An all-encompassing, artist-by-artist listing of every artist and song that's made Billboard 's "Hot Country Songs" charts. Over 2,400 country artists and over 19,000 songs represent 64 years of country chart hits! Complete chart data shows peak position and total chart weeks. Indicates awards that the song won, as well as a bio on every artist listed. A special section includes an alphabetical song title section and handy list of Top Artists, Top Hits and Record Breakers.
Author: Bob Spitz
Publisher: Little, Brown
As soon as The Beatles became famous, the spin machine began to construct a myth--one that has continued to this day. But the truth is much more interesting, much more exciting, and much more moving. In this bestselling book, Bob Spitz has written the biography for which Beatles fans have long waited. 32 pages of b/w photos.
Author: Central Intelligence Agency
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency. Comprehensive guide full of facts, maps, flags, and detailed information. A must for travellers, businessmen, politicians, and all who wants to know more about our fascinating world. -- We share these facts with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies (From official webpage). Tags: world, guide, facts, almanach
Author: Celine Dion
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
(Piano Vocal). This sheet music features an arrangement for piano and voice with guitar chord frames, with the melody presented in the right hand of the piano part, as well as in the vocal line.