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A few honest words

Jason Howard

A few honest words

the Kentucky roots of popular music

by Jason Howard

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Published by The University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians,
  • Popular music,
  • Biography,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJason Howard
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3477.7.K4 H78 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25331199M
    ISBN 109780813136455, 9780813136820, 9780813140599
    LC Control Number2012018998

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