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Paperback Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky-Tonk Angels: The Women of Barn Dance Radio Book

ISBN: 0252075242

ISBN13: 9780252075247

Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky-Tonk Angels: The Women of Barn Dance Radio

American barn dance radio of the 1920s-1940s evoked comforting images of a nostalgic and stable past for listeners beset by economic problems at home and worried about totalitarian governments abroad. Sentimental images such as the mountain mother and the chaste everybody's-little-sister "girl singer" helped to sell a new consumer culture and move commercial country music from regional fare to national treasure. Drawing on personal interviews and...

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