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Author Bufwack, Mary A.
Title Finding her voice : women in country music, 1800-2000 / Mary A. Bufwack and Robert K. Oermann.
Imprint Nashville : Country Music Foundation Press : Vanderbilt University Press, [2003]

Author Bufwack, Mary A.
Subject Country music -- History and criticism.
Country musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Women country musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Alt Name Oermann, Robert K.
Description xv, 607 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-581) and index.
Contents The Spirit of the mountains: women in American folk music -- Southern sentiments: country females in nineteenth-century show business -- Single girl, married girl: The Carter Family and the birth of country music recording -- The National Barn Dance: country women, radio, and the Great Depression -- Hungry disgusted blues: women in protest -- Hollywood hayride: country music women in WWII -- Honky-tonk girl: Kitty Wells and her postwar sisters -- All-day sing: women and Southern gospel music -- Rockabilly women: let's have a party -- The Nashville sound: Patsy Cline and the Grand Ole Opry -- The Folk revival: Come all ye fair and tender maidens -- You're lookin' at country: Loretta Lynn and working-class pride -- The Heroines of heartbreak: Tammy Wynette and traditional values -- Just because I'm a woman: Dolly Parton and her savvy sisters -- Hollywood Tennessee: Barbara Mandrell and the show queens of country music -- Back to country: Emmylou Harris and the country-rock fusion -- Little darlin's not my name: women in bluegrass -- Eighties ladies and beyond: images for modern times -- Meeting the millennium: female country triumphs.
ISBN 0826514324 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 51615324
Table of Contents
1The Spirit of the Mountains: Women in American Folk Music3
2Southern Sentiments: Country Females in Nineteenth-Century Show Business21
3Single Girl, Married Girl: The Carter Family and the Birth of Country Music Recording43
4The National Barn Dance: Country Women, Radio, and the Great Depression63
5Hungry Disgusted Blues: Women in Protest93
6Hollywood Hayride: Country Music Women in World War II107
7Honky-Tonk Girl: Kitty Wells and Her Postwar Sisters141
8All-Day Sing: Women and Southern Gospel Music171
9Rockabilly Women: Let's Have a Party185
10The Nashville Sound: Patsy Cline and the Grand Ole Opry207
11The Folk Revival: Come All Ye Fair and Tender Maidens239
12You're Lookin' at Country: Loretta Lynn and Working-Class Pride263
13The Heroines of Heartbreak: Tammy Wynette and Traditional Values281
14Just Because I'm a Woman: Dolly Parton and Her Savvy Sisters311
15Hollywood Tennessee: Barbara Mandrell and the Show Queens of Country Music335
16Back to Country: Emmylou Harris and the Country-Rock Fusion361
17Little Darlin's Not My Name: Women in Bluegrass391
18Eighties Ladies and Beyond: Images for Modern Times413
19Meeting the Millennium: Female Country Triumphs473
 Photo Credits607

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