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The Grand Ole Opry history of country music

70 years of the songs, the stars, and the stories

by Paul Kingsbury

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Published by Villard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grand ole opry (Radio program),
  • Country music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-256).

    StatementPaul Kingsbury.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3524 .K56 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1277874M
    ISBN 100679435565
    LC Control Number95009600

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