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Austin City Limits free pdf Honored as a historic rock and roll landmark by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, "Austin City Limits "is the longest-running popular music series in American television history. "ACL "began in 1974 by featuring original Texas music that ran the gamut from Western swing and Texas blues to Tejano, progressive country, and rock and roll. Now the show is celebrating its fortieth anniversary, and its coverage has expanded to encompass unique regional, national, and international performers in an eclectic range of genres. Additionally, the ACL brand includes the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival, a three-day extravaganza that spotlights some 150 bands and attracts more than 200,000 fans. This book spans "ACL s" first 40 years, with special emphasis on legendary artists, such as Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Leonard Cohen, and Willie Nelson, and the most compelling contemporary performers and bands from the past two decades, including Coldplay, John Mayer, Elvis Costello, Pearl Jam, David Bryne, the Flaming Lips, Wilco, Lucinda Williams, and Norah Jones. The best of the best, "Austin City Limits: Forty Years of Legendary Music" showcases some of the most brilliant, mesmerizing, quirky, esoteric, and unforgettable performances on any stage in the past 40 years."

About Tracey E. W. Laird

Tracey Laird is the author of "Austin City Limits: A History" (Oxford University Press, October 2014). In addition, she wrote "Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots Music Along the Red River" (Oxford University Press, 2005) and co-edited (with Kip Lornell) "Shreveport Sounds in Black and White" (University Press of Mississippi, 2008). She chairs the music department at Agnes Scott College and teaches courses that explore music from many different angles. She lives in Atlanta. Brandon Laird was reared in river ports, then moved to train cities. He was born in home-of-the-blues Memphis and came of age in jazz-zydeco-gumbo Baton Rouge on the Mississippi, then finished off in country-and-rock Shreveport on the Red. He moved to Abilene, TX, and now lives in Atlanta, where he teaches preschool intuitively, cooks incessantly, and writes reflexively. Scott Newton has been the house photographer for "Austin City Limits" since 1979. His work has been published on numerous album covers and in many magazines and books, including "Austin City Limits: 25 Years of American Music" and "The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock." He lives in Austin, TX.

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Author : Tracey E. W. Laird
Publisher : Insight Editions, Div of Palace Publishing Group, LP
Data Published : 14 September 2015
ISBN : 1608874966
EAN : 9781608874965
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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