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...In the 1970s popular country music scene, Willie Nelson developed a dynamic career that proved the genre’s post-rock and roll mainstream potential. Nelson was born during the Depression in Abbott, Texas in 1933: his parents had moved...

Outlaw Country Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The Outlaw country music of the 1970s fused rock ’n’ roll rebellion to a reverence for traditional country music. While some members of this loose musical confederation had criminal records, their notoriety came not from the public...

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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Derek Delgado

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: Dallas – 1,188,580; Fort Worth – 534,694; metropolitan area – 5,222,000 (2000) The second-largest metropolitan area in Texas, the metroplex of Dallas/Fort Worth is situated in the northeast central...

Austin, TX

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 656,562 (2000) Situated on the Colorado River in the central Texas hill country, the city of Austin (named after one of Texas’s founders, Stephen F. Austin) was voted the permanent capital of Texas...

Texas

Rick Koster

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 21,779,893 (2002) Located on the Gulf Coast and bordered by Mexico, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana, Texas is the largest of the continental United States and second only to Alaska...

Country Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Country music is an extremely diverse genre unified more by its lyrical tropes, imagery, audience and institutional history than by stylistic coherence. The term ‘country music’ did not appear as the consensus genre label until the early...