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Sonobeat Records

Author : Ricky Stein
ISBN : 9781625847232
Genre : Music
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The music scene in Austin is known the world over, but it can place a considerable portion of its roots in a little-known but prolific indie label: Sonobeat Records. A small, independent label founded by father-and-son duo Bill Josey Sr. and Bill Josey Jr., Sonobeat set the stage for the Capital City's musical legacy. The label's brief but powerful tenure produced an enormous amount of music and directly preceded the progressive country movement and the proliferation of a music scene that would earn Austin the nickname of "Live Music Capital of the World." Musician and author Ricky Stein explores the roots of Austin's contemporary music history through the story of one small but essential label..
Category: Music

Cosmic Cowboys And New Hicks

Author : Travis D. Stimeling Ph.D.
ISBN : 9780199830626
Genre : Music
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Country music of late 1960s and early 1970s was a powerful symbol of staunch conservative resistance to the flowering hippie counterculture. But in 1972, the city of Austin, Texas became host to a growing community of musicians, entrepreneurs, journalists, and fans who saw country music as a part of their collective heritage and sought to reclaim it for their own progressive scene. These children of the Cold War, post-World War II suburban migration, and the Baby Boom escaped the socially conservative world their parents had created, to instead create for themselves an idyllic rural Texan utopia. Progressive country music--a hybrid of country music and rock--played out the contradictions at work among the residents of the growing Austin community: at once firmly grounded in the conservative Texan culture in which they had been raised and profoundly affected by the current hippie counterculture. In Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks: The Countercultural Sounds of Austin's Progressive Country Music Scene, Travis Stimeling connects the local Austin culture and the progressive music that became its trademark. He presents a colorful range of evidence, from behavior and dress, to newspaper articles, to personal interviews of musicians as diverse as Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, and Doug Sahm. Along the way, Stimeling uncovers parodies of the cosmic cowboy image that reinforce the longing for a more peaceful way of life, but that also recognize an awareness of the muddled, conflicted nature of this counterculture identity. Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks brings new insight into the inner workings of Austin's progressive country music scene -- by bringing the music and musicians brilliantly to life. This book will appeal to students and scholars of popular music studies, musicology and ethnomusicology, sociology, cultural studies, folklore, American studies, and cultural geography; the lucid prose and interviews will also make the book attractive to fans of the genre and artists discussed within. Austin residents past and present, as well as anyone with an interest in the development of progressive music or today's '' movement will find Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks an informative, engaging resource.
Category: Music

Handbook Of Texas Music

Author : Laurie E. Jasinski
ISBN : 9780876112977
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The musical voice of Texas presents itself as vast and diverse as the Lone Star State’s landscape. According to Casey Monahan, “To travel Texas with music as your guide is a year-round opportunity to experience first-hand this amazing cultural force….Texas music offers a vibrant and enjoyable experience through which to understand and enjoy Texas culture.” Building on the work of The Handbook of Texas Music that was published in 2003 and in partnership with the Texas Music Office and the Center for Texas Music History (Texas State University-San Marcos), The Handbook of Texas Music, Second Edition, offers completely updated entries and features new and expanded coverage of the musicians, ensembles, dance halls, festivals, businesses, orchestras, organizations, and genres that have helped define the state’s musical legacy. · More than 850 articles, including almost 400 new entries· 255 images, including more than 170 new photos, sheet music art, and posters that lavishly illustrate the text· Appendix with a stage name listing for musicians Supported by an outstanding team of music advisors from across the state, The Handbook of Texas Music, Second Edition, furnishes new articles on the music festivals, museums, and halls of fame in Texas, as well as the many honky-tonks, concert halls, and clubs big and small, that invite readers to explore their own musical journeys. Scholarship on many of the state’s pioneering groups and the recording industry and professionals who helped produce and promote their music provides fresh insight into the history of Texas music and its influence far beyond the state’s borders. Celebrate the musical tapestry of Texas from A to Z!
Category: Biography & Autobiography

All Over The Map

Author : Michael Corcoran
ISBN : 9781574416688
Genre : Music
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A lavishly illustrated collection of forty-two profiles of Texas music pioneers, most underrated or overlooked, All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music covers the musical landscape of a most musical state. The first edition was published in 2005 to wide acclaim. This second edition includes updated information, a bonus section of six behind-the-scenes heroes, and fifteen new portraits of Lefty Frizzell, Janis Joplin, and others, spanning such diverse styles as blues, country, hip-hop, conjunto, gospel, rock, and jazz. D.J. Stout and Pentagram designed the reborn edition, with photographer Scott Newton providing portraits. Michael Corcoran has been writing about Texas music for more than thirty years, for the Dallas Morning News and Austin American Statesman, as well as in such publications as Texas Monthly and Spin. These pieces are based on his personal interviews with their subjects as well as in-depth research. Expertly written with flair, the book is a musical waltz across Texas.
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Blues Rock Explosion

Author : Summer McStravick
ISBN : 0970133278
Genre : Music
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"From the Allman Brothers to the Yardbirds: fascinating profiles of 42 group and solo artists who brought a rock 'n' roll intensity to the blues."--Cover.
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The Official Price Guide To Records

Author : Jerry Osborne
ISBN : 0609809083
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Lists the selling and buying prices for chart-hitting singles, EPs, and LPs from 1950-1978, includes prices for 78s, and lists uncharted songs by charted artists
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Goldmine Standard Catalog Of American Records

Author : Tim Neely
ISBN : 0873494717
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 26.14 MB
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Record expert Neely profiles nearly 175,000 45s, LPs, extended play singles, and 12-inch singles by artists whose first record was issued in 1975 or earlier. 200 photos. 8-page color section.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Rolling Stone Record Review

Author : Rolling Stone Magazine Staff
ISBN : UCSD:31822006728612
Genre : Popular music
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Pladeanmeldelser fra tidsskriftet Rolling Stone.
Category: Popular music

American Premium Record Guide 1900 1965

Author : L. R. Docks
ISBN : UOM:39015039130391
Genre : Popular music
File Size : 75.74 MB
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" ... The only source dedicated to music from 1900 to 1965. Plus its extensive coverage of 78s puts you in line for vintage-vinyl collecting success. Inside you'll find: 30,000 individual recordings; 9,000 price changes; 7,500 recording artists with 900 first-time listings!; 1,600 label photos including 200 additions ... ; 78s, 45s, EPs and LPs; four major categories (jazz, big band; country Western; blues; R & B, rock 'n' roll); all-inclusive artist index ..."--Back cover.
Category: Popular music