Publisher description for The country reader : twenty-five years of the Journal of country music / edited by Paul Kingsbury ; foreword by Chet Flippo.

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A selection of the best writing and photography published in the 25-year history of the Journal of Country Music, the most influential magazine devoted to country music. In addition to collecting outstanding writing about the subject, The Country Reader functions as a kind of country primer. Taken together, the articles collected in The Country Reader offer a rough outline of country music history, stretching from the earliest recordings on up to the recent careers of Tanya Tucker and Alan Jackson.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Country music -- History and criticism.
Journal of country music -- Indexes.
Country music -- Periodicals -- Indexes.