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Collection Dolly Parton and the Roots of Country Music

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Dolly Parton

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Selected Bibliography

  • Berman, Connie. The Official Dolly Parton Scrapbook. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978. ML420.P28 B4
  • Caraeff, Ed. Dolly: Close Up/Up Close. Photographed by Ed Caraeff; text by Richard Amdur. New York: Delilah Communications, 1983. ML420.P28 C37 1983
  • DeMain, Bill. Behind the Muse: Pop and Rock's Greatest Songwriters Talk About Their Work and Inspiration. Cranberry Township, Pa.: Tiny Ripple Books, 2001. ML385. D326 2001
  • Fleischer, Leonore. Dolly, Here I Come Again. New York: Paperjacks, 1987. CPB Box no. 1866 vol. 14 Copyright Pbk Coll.
  • James, Otis. Dolly Parton. New York: Quick Fox, 1978. ML420.P28J3
  • Keely, Scott. Dolly Parton. [Mankato, Minn.]: Creative Education, 1979. ML3930.P25 K4
  • Krishef, Robert K. Dolly Parton. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 1980. ML3930.P25 K7
  • Nash, Alanna. Dolly. 1st ed. Los Angeles: Reed Books, 1978. ML420.P28 N4
  • Nash, Alanna. Dolly: The Biography. Updated ed. New York: Cooper Square Press, 2002. ML420.P28 N4 2002
  • Parton, Dolly. Coat of Many Colors. Illustrated by Judith Sutton. New York: Harper Collins, 1994. PZ8.3.P2714 Co 1994 FT MEADE
  • Parton, Dolly. Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business. New York: Harper Collins, 1994. ML420.P28 A3 1994
  • Parton, Willadeene. In The Shadow of a Song: the Story of the Parton Family. New York: Bantam Books, 1985. CT274.P37 W55 1985
  • Pasternak, Judith Mahoney. Dolly. New York: MetroBooks, 1998. ML420.P28 P37 1998
  • Saunders, Susan. Dolly Parton, Country Goin’ to Town. New York: Viking Kestrel, 1985. ML3930.P25 S3 1985
  • Wolfe, Charles K., and James E. Akenson, eds. The Women of Country Music: a Reader. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2003. ML394.W65 2003

Country Music

Library of Congress Web Resources

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Selected Bibliography

  • Numerous books are available on country and bluegrass music and its performers. The following is only a small selection of what is available at the Library of Congress and other libraries nationwide.
  • Bogdanov, Vladimir, Stephen Thomas Erlewine, and Chris Woodstra, eds. All Music Guide to Country: The Definitive Guide to Country. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003. ML156.4.C7 A45 2003
  • Brown, Charles T. Music U.S.A.: America's Country and Western Tradition. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1986. ML3524.B76 1986
  • Bufwack, Mary A., and Robert K. Oermann. Finding Her Voice: Women in Country Music, 1800-2000. Nashville: Country Music Foundation Press, Vanderbilt University Press, 2003. ML3524.B83 2003
  • Carr, Patrick, ed. The Illustrated History of Country Music. Garden City, N.Y.: Random House/Times Books, 1995. ML3524.I45 1995
  • Country Music Magazine. The Comprehensive Country Music Encyclopedia. New York: Times Books/Random House, 1994. ML102.C7 C6 1994
  • Dellar, Fred, and Alan Lackett. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music. New York: Harmony Books, 1977. ML102.C7 D4
  • Ellison, Curtis W. Country Music Culture: From Hard Times to Heaven. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1995. ML3524.E4 1995
  • Fleischhauer, Carl and Neil V. Rosenberg. Bluegrass Odyssey: A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2001. ML3520 .F6 2001
  • Green, Douglas B. Country Roots: The Origins of Country Music. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1976. ML3561.C69 G73
  • Hill, Fred. Grass Roots: An Illustrated History of Bluegrass and Mountain Music. Rutland, Vt.: Academy Books, 1980. ML3520.H54
  • Kingsbury, Paul, ed. The Country Reader: Twenty-five Years of the "Journal of Country Music." Nashville: The Country Music Foundation Press and Vanderbilt University Press, 1996. ML3524.C78 1996
  • Kingsbury, Paul, Alan Axelrod, and Susan Costello, eds. Country: The Music and the Musicians: From the Beginnings to the '90s. New York: Abbeville Press, 1994. ML3524.C66 1994
  • Kochman, Marilyn. The Big Book of Bluegrass. New York: W. Morrow, 1984. ML3520.B53 1984
  • Malone, Bill C. Country Music U.S.A. 2nd rev. ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. ML3524.M34 2002
  • Malone, Bill C. Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1993. ML3551.M26 1993
  • McCardell, Charles, ed. Classic Country: The Golden Age of Country Music: The '20s through the '70s. Irvington, N.Y.: Hydra Publishing, 2003. ML400.C492 2003
  • Millard, Bob. Country Music: Seventy-five Years of America's Favorite Music. New York: Da Capo Press, 1999. ML3524.M53 1999
  • Peterson, Richard A. Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. ML3524.P48 1997
  • Porterfield, Nolan, ed. Exploring Roots Music: Twenty Years of the "JEMF Quarterly." Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2004. ML3524.E9 2004
  • Price, Steven D. Old as the Hills: The Story of Bluegrass Music. New York: Viking Press, 1975. ML3561.B62 P7
  • Richards, Tad, and Melvin B. Shestack. The New Country Music Encyclopedia. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993. ML102.C7 R5 1993
  • Rosenberg, Neil V. Bluegrass: A History. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1985. ML3520.R67 1985
  • Stambler, Irwin, and Grelun Landon. Country Music: The Encyclopedia. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. ML102.C7 S7 1997
  • Stambler, Irwin, and Grelun Landon. The Encyclopedia of Folk, Country, and Western Music. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1983. ML102.F66 S7 1983
  • Tichi, Cecelia. High Lonesome: The American Culture of Country Music. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1994. ML3524.T5 1994
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