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"Country Music … Was Anything BUT Pure": An Interview with Bill Malone and Tracey Laird

Will Hermes, Longreads, 4 June 2018

The co-authors of Country Music USA – a revised edition of the genre's definitive history – talk about the music's African-American tributaries, its unpredictable politics, country radio's woman problem, and working on Ken Burns' forthcoming doc.

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