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Country Music as Communication: A Comparative Content Analysis of the Lyrics of Traditional Country Music and Progressive Country Music

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine whether the themes and values represented in lyrics of progressive country music are significantly different from those of traditional country music. Content analytical techniques were used to determine, first, themes and, second, attitudes reflected in those themes in each type of song. The chi square test of independence was u-ilized, and a difference significant to the .05 level was found between themes and attitudes of lyrics in the two song types.
Date: May 1980
Creator: Vanderlaan, David J. (David James)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Show 9 - Tennessee Firebird: American country music before and after Elvis. [Part 1]

Description: Conceptualized in 1967 after attending the Monterey International Pop Music Festival, John Gilliland’s “The Pop Chronicles” traces the history of popular music from the 1950’s through the 1960’s. Mr. Gilliland wrote, narrated and produced these 55 hours of broadcasting first airing at KRLA Pasadena, CA. in February 1969. The pop music history is told by an interleaving of Mr. Gilliland’s narration, music, and comments from the interviews of the people directly involved in the music scene of the day. The guests are: Chet Atkins, Ernie Ford, Merle Travis, Marty Robbins, Roger Miller, Hank Williams Jr. and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 55 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Show 11 - Tennessee Firebird. [Part 3], Big Rock Candy Mountain. [Part 1]

Description: Conceptualized in 1967 after attending the Monterey International Pop Music Festival, John Gilliland’s “The Pop Chronicles” traces the history of popular music from the 1950’s through the 1960’s. Mr. Gilliland wrote, narrated and produced these 55 hours of broadcasting first airing at KRLA Pasadena, CA. in February 1969. The pop music history is told by an interleaving of Mr. Gilliland’s narration, music, and comments from the interviews of the people directly involved in the music scene of the day. The guests are: Rick Nelson, Dick Clarck, Bobby Darin, Leiber and Stoller, Phil Spector and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 54 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Show 10 - Tennessee Firebird: American country music before and after Elvis. [Part 2]

Description: Conceptualized in 1967 after attending the Monterey International Pop Music Festival, John Gilliland’s “The Pop Chronicles” traces the history of popular music from the 1950’s through the 1960’s. Mr. Gilliland wrote, narrated and produced these 55 hours of broadcasting first airing at KRLA Pasadena, CA. in February 1969. The pop music history is told by an interleaving of Mr. Gilliland’s narration, music, and comments from the interviews of the people directly involved in the music scene of the day. The guests are: Chet Atkins, Ernie Ford, Merle Travis, Marty Robbins, Roger Miller, Hank Williams Jr. and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 55 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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We Handle Water Music: The Crazy Water Radio Broadcast Transcription Discs at University of North Texas [Presentation Notes]

Description: Notes accompanying a presentation on the Crazy Water radio broadcasts in the UNT Music Library. This presentation was selected for the 2020 Best of Chapters presentations at the Music Library Association conference in Norfolk, VA held on February 26-March 1, 2020.
Date: February 29, 2020
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

We Handle Water Music: The Crazy Water Radio Broadcast Transcription Discs at University of North Texas [Presentation]

Description: Presentation on the Crazy Water radio broadcasts in the UNT Music Library. This presentation was selected for the 2020 Best of Chapters presentations at the Music Library Association conference in Norfolk, VA held on February 26-March 1, 2020.
Date: February 29, 2020
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library
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The Mountain Broadcast and Prairie Recorder, Number 2, December 1944

Description: The Mountain Broadcast and Prairie Recorder was dedicated to information about folk and country songs and singers in the United States, with articles, photos, and a section of sheet music. These issues are from the collection of Floy Case, a pioneering music journalist who wrote many articles for this publication.
Date: December 1944
Partner: UNT Music Library
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The Mountain Broadcast and Prairie Recorder, Number 1, September 1944

Description: The Mountain Broadcast and Prairie Recorder was dedicated to information about folk and country songs and singers in the United States, with articles, photos, and a section of sheet music. These issues are from the collection of Floy Case, a pioneering music journalist who wrote many articles for this publication.
Date: September 1944
Partner: UNT Music Library
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