It examines the creation and policing of country music
's racial boundaries during the genre's formative years, showing how the fiction of country music
as "white music" collided with the fact of frequent black participation in the industry.
As the summer music season heats up, Texaco will offer four key campaigns to help strengthen its connection with country music
fans across the U.
Cusic's efforts to connect baseball and country music
do, however, stray beyond such bold generalizing statements, and are at their most effective and interesting in the details.
When they started to market this new album, there was a lot of salty language about country music
and country radio and country fans.
Born in Macon, Georgia, sometime around the turn of the 20th century (birth certificates weren't required there until 1919), Emmett Miller was, in Tosches' words, "the most singular emanation of that bizarre twilight fusion of blackface minstrelsy, Tin Pan Alley, and jazz--an emanation through which the forces of country music
and the blues swirled as well.
Add Cleve Francis who charted with Capitol Records in the early 90s, and Yale-educated Mary Cutrufello--and all of a sudden the gaping hole of blacks in country music
fills with heretofore little-known talent.
Fourth, the Grammy Awards, the highest honor paid in the musical world, contains a category for country music
, as well as rhythm and blues and rap, among others--but none for hip-hop.
An extension of country music
and lifestyle into the interactive entertainment realm.
GAC is home to country music
fan favorites, such as the weekly GAC Top 20 Country Countdown, where fans themselves vote to decide the week's most popular country music
Anyone that has exposure to country music
finds something to enjoy in it,'' Lindy said.
UP IN FLAMES: Country music
has given music video accolades for several years as part of its annual Country Music
Awards and Academy of Country Music
and the Academy of Country Music
today announced that they have entered into an extended exclusive partnership agreement to develop and produce programming to meet the growing demand for country music