A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music (Paperback)

A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music By Jason Howard, Rodney Crowell (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jason Howard, Rodney Crowell (Foreword by)
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In industry circles, musicians from Kentucky are known to possess an enviable pedigree-a lineage as prized as the bloodline of any bluegrass-raised Thoroughbred. With native sons and daughters like Naomi and Wynonna Judd, Loretta Lynn, the Everly Brothers, Joan Osborne, and Merle Travis, it's no wonder that the state is most often associated with folk, country, and bluegrass music. But Kentucky's contribution to American music is much broader: It's the rich and resonant cello of Ben Sollee, the.

About the Author

Jason Howard is coauthor of Something's Rising: Appalachians Fighting Mountaintop Removal. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the Nation, Sojourners, Paste, the Louisville Review, Equal Justice Magazine, and on NPR.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813147451
ISBN-10: 081314745X
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: January 20th, 2015
Pages: 272
Language: English