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The Bakersfield sound

Robert E. Price

The Bakersfield sound

how a generation of displaced Okies revolutionized American music

by Robert E. Price

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country musicians,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Country music,
  • History and criticism,
  • History,
  • Honky-tonk music

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-265) and index.

    StatementRobert E. Price
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3524 .P75 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 275 pages
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27206386M
    ISBN 101491772964
    ISBN 109781491772966
    OCLC/WorldCa930683102

    Complementing the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museums exhibition The Bakersfield Sound Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, this book honors one of Americas most exciting and influential music scenes. - 96 page, Full-color book - Souvenir exhibit postcard included - Soft-cover, perfect bound - x 11 inches. Shop for the Country Music Hall of Fame The Bakersfield Sound Book Series Softcover Written by Country Music Hall of Fame and receive free shipping on .

    The accompanying page book includes hundreds of photos, a foreword by Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett, in depth analysis by Grammy-nominated Bakersfield Sound historian Scott B. Bomar, profiles on each artist, and a track-by-track commentary that puts the sprawling 10 CD collection in context to illuminate the story of how a country Brand: Various-Country Music History.   Robert Price's long-awaited and critically acclaimed book on The Bakersfield Sound is on sale now! Related Videos. Bakersfield Philippines. Bakersfield bakes from home. 13, Views. DJ Spinderella. 82, Views. KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

      The Bakersfield Sound aims to tell the full story of how the city came to be the magnetic heart and soul for a new wave of contemporary Country Western music. Across 10 CDs and a page hardcover book included in the set, you will get a great snapshot of not only the music but the people and personalities behind the : Mark Smotroff. The subtitle of the ten-CD set indicates the intent of Scott B. Bomar, author of the box's weighty hardcover book and the compilation's co-producer: He aims to document a particular period of the past, one that still echoes in the present but is best appreciated as a moment in time. The Bakersfield Sound isn't designed as a snapshot of a scene but rather a full immersion/


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Written by the experts at the Country Music Hall of Fame, The Bakersfield Sound describes with rich words and classic photos how the deep roots of the Bakersfield Sound are so much more than just a reaction to the pop-oriented Nashville Sound/5(7).

This book is great for anyone who is a fan of country music. It tells the lesser known story of how the Bakersfield sound developed, and the musicians and artists who shaped it. Just enough detail to create the historical perspective without bogging down in details.

I enjoyed it, and am glad to add it to my music library/5(27). (Book). Nestled at the southern end of California's San Joaquin Valley, the city of Bakersfield is best known for farming, oil fields, and a unique brand of country music called the "Bakersfield Sound." The term is generally used to describe a hard-edged honkytonk sensibility characterized by Brand: Country Music Hall Of Fame.

The aesthetic known as the Bakersfield Sound transformed country music, its hard edge a stark contrast to Nashville's stringed orchestras. It turned displaced Okies like Buck Owens and Merle Haggard into household names, and in the process created a widely felt influence on style, instrumentation, and attitude in American music/5.

The Bakersfield Sound. likes 2 talking about this. Robert E. Price's book, "The Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Followers: Robert E.

Price: The Bakersfield Sound (Book) Reviewed by Scott McChane The children of Dust Bowl migrants who’d resettled to Southern California in search of farm and oil production jobs redefined their cultural significance (c.

) and fostered a music scene born from the worker’s camps, dance halls, and dive bars in and around the Bakersfield, California area. The Bakersfield Sound is a full-color exploration of what social and economic factors led to this country music hotbed, as well as a look at the many stars who rose to fame with roots in Bakersfield.

Country luminaries with ties to the area include Bob Willis, Leon Payne, Jean Shepherd, Dallas Frazier, Bonnie Owens, Barbara Mandrell, and Ferlin. As Robert Price states in the preface of his long-awaited book, “The Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revolutionized American Music,” back.

Bakersfield Sound. In the 's and 60's Bakersfield became an unlikely birthplace for a new sound – The Bakersfield Sound. Universally recognized as ‘The Country Music Capital of the West Coast’ and ‘Nashville West’, Bakersfield is the birthplace for what would become known worldwide as the Bakersfield Sound.

BookHounds Books~Music~Movies Fairhaven HOME. ABOUT. WHAT WE BUY. JOB APPLICATION. Kids & Teen Books ~ Manga ~ Graphic Novels Paperback Fiction ~ Comic Books ~ DVDs Video games ~ Vinyl Records ~ Audio Books Bakersfield, CA Former Oildale resident and retired Sonoma State University professor Gerald Haslam's book Workin' Man Blues indicates one such theory.

Haslam states that the Bakersfield Sound grew out of several different styles of music and that performers picked and chose the styles they liked to create their own brand of music. On the other hand, the book addresses some subjects, such as the factors that influenced the popularity of the Bakersfield sound and its competition and partial appropriation by the mainstream, in a way that makes them feel more like asides than subjects in their own rights.

That said, this book thrives on the personalities of its people. The aesthetic known as the Bakersfield Sound transformed country music, its hard edge a stark contrast to Nashville's stringed orchestras. It turned displaced Okies like Buck Owens and Merle Haggard into household names, and in the process created a widely felt influence on style, instrumentation, and attitude in American Music.

On the origins of the Bakersfield sound as dancing music “That comes from, really, the story of Dust Bowl refugees who came out to Author: Tonya Mosley.

"The Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revolutionized American Music is a fascinating story well told. As Robert Price writes in his book. The Birth of the Bakersfield Sound by Lawton Jiles,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Robert E. Price, the award-winning executive editor of the Bakersfield Californian, has written and spoken extensively about the Bakersfield Sound for more than twenty years.

Paperback, 6 x 9, pages, with 50 black-and-white images ISBN: Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Bakersfield Sound by Robert E. Price at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Brand: Heyday. The Bakersfield Sound: Country Music Capital Of The West (, Box Set With Page Hardcover Book (LP-Size), CD) | Discogs/5(5).

The Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revolutionized American Music View larger image. By: Robert Price. Sign Up Now. In this compelling book, Robert E. Price traces the Sound’s roots from the Dust Bowl and World War II migrations through the heyday of Owens, Haggard, and Hee Haw, and into the twenty-first century.

The Bakersfield sound was developed at honky-tonk bars such as The Blackboard, and on local television stations in Bakersfield and throughout California in the s and s. The town, known mainly for agriculture and oil production, was the destination for many Dust Bowl migrants and others from Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and parts of the al origins: Mid- to late s.

THE BAKERSFIELD SOUND New Sealed 10 CD & HARDCOVER BOOK BOXSET. New CD Boxset with page hardcover book, tracks telling the story of "Nashville West". Including a larger number of previously unreleased studio and live recordings, radio recordings and Rating: % positive.

The Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revolutionized American Music by Robert E. Price is an in-depth portrait of a musical era and its legacy. The book is the culmination of Price’s research into the history and musical impact of the Bakersfield sound—the country music style that originated in Bakersfield, California, in the s.5/5.