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A good-natured riot

the birth of the Grand Ole Opry

by Charles K. Wolfe

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Published by Country Music Foundation Press and Vanderbilt University Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grand ole opry (Radio program),
  • Country music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-294), discography (p. 295), and index.

    StatementCharles K. Wolfe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3524 .W64 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 312 p. :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL378057M
    ISBN 10082651331X
    LC Control Number98040104

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