Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky Tonk Angels - 
      Kristine M. McCusker

Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky Tonk Angels

The Women of Barn Dance Radio

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A collective biography of the women who shaped early country and western music
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Forlag: University of Illinois Press
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 192
ISBN: 9780252033162
Format: 23 x 15 cm
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Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction




Women, the Barn Dance Radio Genre, and the Roots of the Country and Western Music Industry

1(6)




``Family Songs of Surpassing Sweetness''





Vaudeville, Appalachia, Technology, and the Emergence of Barn Dance Radio

7(21)




``Bury Me beneath the Willow''





Jeanne Muenich, Linda Parker, and the Appearance of Southern Female Characters on Barn Dance Stages

28(22)




``Hey, Hey, Hey, the Hayloft Gang Is Here''





Lulu Belle Wiseman and the Emergence of the Professional Radio Barn Dance

50(18)




``Will There Be Any Yodelers in Heaven?''





The Girls of the Golden West and Selling the Stage

68(14)




Banjo Pickin'





Girl Lily May Ledford, the Roosevelts, and Constructing National Identity

82(21)




``Howdee! I'm Jes So Proud T'Be Here''





Sarah Colley Cannon (Better Known as Minnie Pearl), World War Il, and the Grand Ole Opry

103(21)




``Oh Carry Me Back to the Mountains''





Rose Lee Maphis and Laboring on the Air

124(23)




Coda





Barn Dance Radio's New Friend, Loretta Lynn

147(6)
Notes153(22)
Bibliography175(8)
Index183
Kristine M. McCusker is a professor of history at Middle Tennessee State University. She is a coeditor of Country Boys and Redneck Women: New Essays in Gender and Country Music.