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The Wbt Briarhoppers: Eight Decades of a Bluegrass Band Made for Radio (Paperback)

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In 1934, WBT radio announcer Charles Crutchfield formed a spur-of-the-moment musical group to satisfy a potential sponsor looking for a 'hillbilly' radio program to showcase its products. Covering the history of the WBT Briarhoppers, the text looks at their connection to the growth of American radio and radio advertising.

About the Author


Environmental engineer Tom Warlick is a banjoist and founder of Bluegrass Thursday Nights and the Clover Barn Dance in Clover, South Carolina. Lucy Warlick is an artist, potter and poet who was a finalist in the James Hearst National Poetry Awards. They live in Clover.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780786431441
ISBN-10: 078643144X
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Publication Date: September 24th, 2007
Pages: 207
Language: English