Celebrating the dark origins of our most American music,
Country reveals a wild shadowland of history that
encompasses blackface minstrels and yodeling cowboys; honky-tonk
hell and rockabilly heaven; medieval myth and musical
miscegenation; sex, drugs, murder; and rays of fierce
illumination on Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and others, famous and
forgotten, whose demonology is America's own. Profusely and
superbly illustrated, Country stands... more...