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  Volume 17, Number 4, Winter 2011

Table of Contents

Front Porch

Front Porch

pp. 1-5

Boss Jocks: How Corrupt Radio Practices Helped Make Jacksonville One of the Great Music Cities

pp. 6-23

Backstage Stories: Wonders, Relics, and a Beer Fridge

pp. 24-35


Bobby Rush: “Blues Singer–Plus”

pp. 36-43

“Redneck Woman” and the Gendered Poetics of Class Rebellion

pp. 44-70

For the Records: How African American Consumers and Music Retailers Created Commercial Public Space in the 1960s and 1970s South

pp. 71-90

“Country Music Is Wherever the Soul of a Country Music Fan Is”: Opryland U.S.A. and the Importance of Home in Country Music

pp. 92-111

Mason-Dixon Lines

Poem with a Refrain from Charley Patton

p. 112

Book Review

Johnny Cash and the Paradox of American Identity (review)

pp. 113-115

Not Forgotten

The KISS Letter: An Encounter with Elvis

pp. 116-120

The Music CD

Loving, Leaving, Liquor, and the Lord: Songs in the Southern Vernacular

p. 121

About the Contributors

p. 122

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