Classic Country: Legends of Country Music

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a
“A Blue Million Tears,” 209
“Acorn Hill,” 187
Acuff, Mildred, 24 , 25
Acuff, Roy, ix , vii , 4 , 6 , 29 , 38 , 59 , 96 , 106 , 123 , 130 , 144 , 187 , 207 , 209 , 217 ;
“campaign band” of, 138 ;
Erwin Rouse and, 162 ;
films of, 21 , 22 , 26 , 137 , 138 , 148 ;
on Grand Ole Opry, 19-26 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 144 , 150 , 160 , 179 , 185 , 190 ;
Jimmie Riddle with, 190 ;
as “King of Country Music,” 77 ;
profile of, 19-26 ;
Smoky Mountain Boys of, 20 , 21 , 188 , 217 ;
Tommy Magness with, 136-40 ;
WWII popularity of, 19 , 22
Acuff-Rose publishing company, 21 , 25 , 136 , 139 , 145 , 204 , 209 , 210 , 213 , 218
Addis, D. C. “Sed,” 207 , 208
“A Fiddler’s Tryout in Georgia” [skit], 166
African Americans. See also Bailey, DeFord;
as country music performers, 178 , 201 , 211 , 241 , 281
“After the Ball,” 91 , 112 , 125
Akeman, David. See Stringbean.
“Alabam’,” 279
“Alabama,” 218
Alabama Boys, 95
Alabama Cotton Pickers [band], 95
“Alabama Waltz,” 47
“Aldora Waltz,” 169
Allen, Rex, 186
Allen, Rosalie, 266
Allen Brothers, 165 , 286
“Always Late,” 28 , 31
“Amelia Earhart’s Last Flight,” 265 , 266
“Amigo’s Guitar,” 60
“Anchored in Love,” 4
Anderson, Bill, 220
Anderson, Booney, 132
“A New York Boy Gone Hillbilly,” 161
Anglin, Jack, 56 , 58
Anglin, Jim, 60
“Anytime,” 183
“Are You Angry Little Darling,” 158
“The Arizona Girl I Left Behind Me,” 263
Arizona Ranch Girls, 40
“Arkansas Traveler,” 163 , 172 , 186
Arkie the Arkansas Woodchopper, 120
Arnold, Eddy, viii , 41 , 48 , 146 , 151 , 175 , 183 , 203 , 213 , 282
Arrington, Jabbo, 148 , 196 , 205
ASCAP, 75 , 158 , 180
Ashley, Clarence Tom, 279-80 , 283
Ashley, Hugh, 47 , 48
Atcher, Bob, 40
Atkins, Chet, 15-16 , 54 , 123 , 145 , 146 , 150 , 205 , 211 , 212 , 214 , 237 , 240 , 241 , 242
“Atlanta Blue,” 234
atomic bomb, songs about, 123 , 127
Austin, Gene, 126 , 147
autoharp;
as Carter instrument, 2 , 10 , 13 , 17 ;
as Chumbler instrument, 173
“Automatic Mama,” 207
Autry, Gene, 22 , 25 , 26 , 29 , 39 , 40 , 80 , 106 , 117 , 119 , 180 , 259

b
“Baby,” 169
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” 16
“Baby Brown Eyes,” 271
“Back, Back, Back to Baltimore,” 151
“Back Street Affair,” 60
“Bad Lee Brown,” 171
Baez, Joan, 276 , 279
Bailes Brothers, 103
Bailey, DeFord, ix , 38 , 114 ;
biography of, 181 ;
on Grand Ole Opry, 178 ;
profile of, 178-81
Bailey, Jack, 289
Bailey Brothers, 15
Bailey Family Band, 178
Baker, Kenny, 209
“The Baldheaded End of the Broom,” 16
“Ballad of Emmett Till,” 267
“The Ballad of Ira Hayes,” 155
ballad singers, in the South, 266
Balsley, Phil, in Statler Brothers, 223-24 , 226 , 227
“Banjo Sam,” 33
“Barbara Allen,” 126
Barber, Jim, 206
Barfield, Becky, 41
Barfield, Coot, 153
Barfield, Johnny, 41 , 148 ;
profile of, 152-54
Barger, Nathan, 286
“Barn Dance Orchestra,” 120
Barnes, George, 147 , 205
Barnes, Marshall, 148 , 242
“Barnyard Banjo Pickin,” 253
Barry, F. J., 112
Bartlett, E. M., 244
Bashful Harmonica Joe [Tryon], 35
Bashful Rascals [band], 17
“Bashful Rascal” [song], 17
Bass, David, 298
Baxter, Andrew, 86 , 87
Baxter, Don, 11
Baxter, Jim, as Afro-Cherokee fiddler, 87
Baxter, Stamps, 200
The Beatles, 123 , 227
“Beaumont Rag” lick, 160
“Beautiful Brown Eyes,” 197 , 199

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