Softcover. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1st, 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 306 pages, b&w illustrations. In Creating Country Music, Richard Peterson traces the development of country music and its institutionalization from Fiddlin' John Carson's pioneering recordings in Atlanta in 1923 to the posthumous success of Hank Williams. Clean copy.
Hardcover. NY, powerHouse Books, 1st, 2019, Book: Very Good, Hardcover in pictorial boards. Back in 1961 it was still possible to know a few of America's original country musicians from the '20s and '30s. Renowned and celebrated musician and artist John Cohen came of age at the confluence of Old Time and early Bluegrass music, the historic intersection of traditional and folk music. Cohen travelled the country playing music, recording, and documenting what was to be a generation of musicians who would influence American music and culture for decades to come. Travelling between the Union Grove Fiddlers' Convention to the Grand Old Opry to a Coal Celebration in Hazard, Kentucky, Cohen made historic photographs of performers like Bill Monroe and Doc Watson, the country's very first all bluegrass show, and a bluegrass bar in Baltimore, among much more. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap.
Hardcover. Utah, Gibbs Smith Publisher, 1st, 1990, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 150 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Gilt title on spine and front cover board. Clean inside. From the dust jacket front flap: "In his latest book,..., Cheuse once again presents a vividly rendered gallery of characters traversing a shifting moral landscape, this time the 'new' South and West of the eighties."
Softcover. Fresno CA, KJEO-TV Channel 47, 1954, Book: Very Good, Softcover, 12 stapled pages, promoting the local TV personality who hosted a show for kids, A collection of biographical photos. A respected musician in his former life, he also appeared as Tex Ritter's sidekick in 40s westerns. Staples show rust otherwise VG, clean.