The Bakersfield Sound Exhibit Book
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum tells the story of the stars, sidemen and songwriters who created and popularized a new kind of country music in mid-20th century America in The Bakersfield Sound Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, a more than 5,000-square-foot exhibition opening on Friday, March 23, 2012, and closing on December 31, 2013. The stripped-down country sounds that Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and their California cohorts crafted in the 1950s and 60s still reverberate in the twenty-first century. Complementing the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museums exhibition The Bakersfield Sound Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, this book honors one of Americas most exciting and influential music scenes.
Softcover. 96 pages. Souvenir exhibit postcard included.