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A Boy Named Sue: Gender and Country Music

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From the smiling, sentimental mothers portrayed in 1930s radio barn dance posters, to the sexual shockwaves generated by Elvis Presley, to the female superstars redefining contemporary country music, gender roles and imagery have profoundly influenced the ways country music is made and enjoyed. Proper male and female roles have influenced the kinds of sounds and images ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published November 2nd 2004 by University Press of Mississippi
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Ellen
Jul 20, 2016 Ellen rated it liked it
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So I clicked on this title to order the book from my local library except...I clicked the wrong one. I meant to click the bio by Johnny Cash.

I was surprised when this book was the one the librarian handed me to check out.
Well, I read it anyway. Interesting how gender has made a difference in what music recording companies record, publish, promote.

Well written. Not my favorite genre nonetheless interesting.
Peter
A collected volume I contributed to.
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