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The Rough Guide to Country Music (100 Essential CDs) [Audio CD]

Kurt Wolff
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23 Nov 2000 Rough Guide 100 Essential CD's
Containing 100 detailed reviews of 100 recordings, from Jimmie Rodgers to Steve Earle, this reference covers the acknowledged classics and plenty of others that deserve to be.

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  • Audio CD: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Rough Guides Ltd (23 Nov 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1858286026
  • ISBN-13: 978-1858286020
  • Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 10.5 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,082,916 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Big country, little book 22 July 2005
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Just to clarify matters - although presented on Amazon as an Audiobook, this is, in fact, a small book (not much bigger than a cigarette packet), not a CD. For its size, it's an excellent little package, offering neatly penned reviews of 100 'essential' CD's from the country music tradition.
Kurt Wolff offers something of a potted history of country, here - from 'The Essential Roy Acuff' to Steve Earle's "Guitar Town" and "Lucinda Williams", he provides intelligent, highly informative reviews of a hundred CD's by the leading figures in the genre. Of course, it's a big country, and a history which stems from the 1920's and goes through a whole range of incarnations. Not every record here will be to everyone's taste ... and everyone will have at least twenty artists and CD's they feel should have been included.
Each of the reviews, however, provides a brief history of the individual artist and his or her place in the country hall of fame. It's an exciting little number if you're just getting into country and want to listen to a broad range of artists. This is a useful starter for country fans planning on building a collection, and an excellent stimulus to try something new.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Rough Guide to Country Music 27 Dec 2002
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This is a truimph of a book reviewing the work of the earliest singers such as the Carter family through greats such as Tubb, Tom T Hall and George Strait to the modern day artists such as MCGRaw and many lesser known names.
For each artist it reviews the best of the albums with succinct descriptions that are right on the mark. Reading it gives you more and more ideas of albums you would like to try
Artists are cateogorised into sections and each sections begins with the history of that era of country music
A great book
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