Metro music : celebrating a century of the Trinity River groove /

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TCU Press,, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, p.vii, 261 pages : (2021)



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(OCoLC)fst01007815, (OCoLC)fst01030837, (OCoLC)fst01071422, fast, History and criticism., Manners and customs., Musicians, Musicians., Pictorial works., Popular music, Popular music., Texas


Includes index.No Home Will Seem Complete Without a Guitar, Banjo, or Mandolin -- Horse Rhythm -- Me and Lemon Gonna Ride on Down -- That Fort Worth Beat -- God Can Be Cool -- Hath Charms to Soothe -- That Different Music -- Kindly Keep It Country . . . Western -- From the Cornfield Symphony Orchestra to the Red Headed Stranger: -- Studio Recordings in Dallas-Fort Worth -- ¡Metro Musica! -- RHYTHM AN BLUE MUSIC -- Ohhh Jack Rubyyy, You Did It For Meee -- Born To Be Wilde -- Erykah Badu's Dealey Plaza Return -- Family Album."Metro Music explores the musical history of Dallas, Fort Worth, and the surrounding area from the nineteenth century to the 1960s and the continuing echoes of that transformative decade. With nearly five hundred images, many previously unpublished, the book moves through genres and eras that include old-time fiddlers and string bands, singing cowboys, the blues, western swing, gospel, country-western, jazz, ragtime, big bands, Tejano and Tex-Mex, rhythm and blues, rockabilly, and rock 'n' roll"--