‘Country Music … Was Anything BUT Pure’: An Interview with Bill Malone and Tracey Laird

The co-authors of ‘Country Music USA’ – a revised edition of the genre’s definitive history – talk with music writer Will Hermes about the music’s African-American tributaries, its unpredictable politics, country radio’s woman problem, and working on Ken Burns’ forthcoming doc.

Source: Longreads
Published: Aug 1, 2018
Length: 14 minutes (3,585 words)
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