In The Country of Country: A Journey to the Roots of American Music
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Traces the story of country music in its golden period, from Jimmie Rodgers to Emmylou Harris, via the Carter Family, Ralph Stanley, the Louvin Brothers and, of course, the incomparable Johnny Cash. Journeying from Mace Springs, Virginia, to Bakersfield, California, Nicholas Dawidoff evokes the spirit, passion and pain that informs only true country music.