The Guinness who"s who of country music

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Published by Guinness Publishing in Enfield, Middlesex .

Written in English

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  • Country music -- Bio-bibliography.

Edition Notes

Includes discography.

Book details

Other titlesWho"s who of country music., Country music.
Statementgeneral editor, Colin Larkin ; introduction by Peter Doggett.
ContributionsLarkin, Colin.
LC ClassificationsML105 .G83 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination473 p. :
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21392128M
ISBN 100851127266

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