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View Resource The Country Music Search Engine

Garth Brooks fans, hold on to your hats! The Country Music Search Engine offers a full spectrum of country music news and information. Featured on the site is the enormous Country Music Directory, a database of all things related to country music including Websites for individual singers or groups, news links and online publications, associations, and sheet music and lyrics. The directory seems to...
View Resource The Brush Creek Follies: Photos, Sound & Video from the Arthur B. Church Collection

From the rise of radio in the United States there has been an interest in live-broadcasts, and the live-broadcast of country music shows has been no exception. This novel collection of visual materials (including stills and brief film clips), from the Arthur B. Church Collection and the University of Missouri at Kansas City's Special Collections department, focuses on the Brush Creek Follies,...
View Resource Bluegrass: Pickin' and Grinnin' to the Sounds of Summer

While Jazz may be the only (disputably) American art form, the roots of traditional, and authentically American music, are deeply embedded in the hills and farms of the early colonies. Mountain Music, Country Music, or Bluegrass all called for picking up easy-to-find instruments and singing songs about daily life. This genre of music has gone through many iterations and evolutions in its history,...