BAKERSFIELD SOUND EXHIBIT BOOK

BAKERSFIELD SOUND EXHIBIT BOOK

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by the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, with contributions from Bakersfield experts Scott B. Bomar, Randy Poe, Robert Price, and Dwight Yoakam The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum tells the story of the stars, sidemen and songwriters who created and popularized a new kind of country music in mid-20th century America in The Bakersfield Sound Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, a more than 5,000-square-foot exhibition opening on Friday, March 23, 2012, and closing on December 31, 2013. The stripped-down country sounds that Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and their California cohorts crafted in the 1950s and 60s still reverberate in the twenty-first century. 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 - 8.5 x 11 inches