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1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A television movie event based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing in rural Tennessee. This once-in-a-lifetime special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat, vividly described in the well-known song of the film's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Co

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DOL

Parton, Dolly

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "For the first time ever, legendary singer-songwriter Dolly Parton brings you behind the lyrics of 175 of her songs to reveal the personal stories and vibrant memories that have inspired sixty years of songwriting. Lushly illustrated and told in Dolly's inimitable voice, this rich collection offers an intimate, exclusive look at the colorful life, prolific career, and rags-to-rhinestones...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAR

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 PARTON, DOLLY PAR

Akins, Lauren

Summary: "When country music star Thomas Rhett won the ACM Award for Single of the Year with 'Die a Happy Man,' his wife, Lauren Akins, was overjoyed. Her childhood best friend and now husband was being anointed the hottest new star in country music--for a song he had written about her. He was living his dream. Lauren was elated, but she was also wrestling with some big questions, not the least of which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AKINS, LAUREN AKI

Ribowsky, Mark

Summary: After he died in the backseat of a Cadillac at the age of twenty-nine, Hank Williams, a frail, flawed man who had become country music's most compelling and popular star, instantly morphed into its first tragic martyr. Having hit the heights in the postwar era with simple songs of heartache and star-crossed love, he would, with that outlaw swagger, become in death a template for the rock...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WILLIAMS RIB

Terp, Gail

Summary: Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the most popular contemporary female recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which has received much media attention.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE TER

Summary: Documents the outlaw songwriter scene that extended from Austin and Nashville.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Siren Visual 2013

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC HEA

Summary: Amid the ashes of post-WWII Japan, the bittersweet sounds of American traditional country music drifted through the radio airwaves. Although intended for the U.S. occupying forces, a vast 'ghost audience' of young Japanese quickly warmed to the soothing, yet foreign, sounds. Since falling in love with the music in the 1950s, Charlie Nagatani has lived to play and spread country music throughout...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAR

Summary: Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes are at the top of their game, but in Nashville, the higher you rise, the farther you fall. In the aftermath of her mother's death, Juliette is poised to shine brighter than ever, until a sordid scandal threatens to destroy her. Meanwhile, after Rayna nearly loses her life (and her voice) in a horrific accident, she bounces back with her own record label and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC Studios 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NAS

Summary: Discover the origins of megastars like Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift while following emerging singer-songwriters as they chase their dreams inside The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville's accidental landmark that has altered the course of music history. It's 35 year history is revealed thru never-before-told stories from those that have worked, played, been discovered, and helped preserve this unassuming...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU

Summary: For superstars Rayna James (Connie Britton) and Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panetierre), the choices they make will have far-reaching, life altering consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NAS

Parton, Dolly

Summary: Mining over sixty years of songwriting, Dolly Parton highlights her music and brings listeners behind the lyrics by exploring the songs that have defined her journey.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 PARTON, DOLLY PAR

Leamer, Laurence.

Summary: Through interviews with stars, managers, songwriters, and executives at the 1996 annual week-long Fan Fair country music event at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Leamer explores how country music stars became successful and why country music has become so popular throughout the U.S. Includes interviews with Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Reba McEntire, Mindy McCready, Shania Twain, Wynonna Judd,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.64 LEA

Summary: Behind the music of Nashville lies a web of betrayal, heartbreak, and rivalry second to none. Rayna James is the Queen of Country, but there's a new 'royal' on the rise. Meet Juliette Barnes, a hot, young diva poised to knock Rayna off her throne, both on the charts and in the heart of Rayna's lead guitarist and former lover, Deacon Claybourne. All twenty-one riveting episodes from the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NAS

Summary: The captivating documentary chronicles the life of one of the best-selling solo artists of all time, from his childhood through the height of his career as a country music star, actor, and pop-culture icon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC KEN

Summary: Sweet Dreams is the true story of the legendary Patsy Cline, charting the most dramatic years of her efforts to become a top country singer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SWE

Jackson, Denise J.

Summary: This inspirational book gives the reader an intimate look into one of country music's most famous couples: their love story, struggles, dreams, success, the near-failure of their marriage, and the rediscovery of their faith and how that has reshaped their lives.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACKSON, DENISE JAC

Martin, Charles

Summary: A radical retelling of the story of the prodigal son takes the reader from tent revivals to the Ryman Auditorium to the tender relationship between a broken man and the father who never stopped calling him home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MAR

Steel, Danielle

Summary: After the death of her husband, Stephanie Adams, a devoted stay-at-home mother, meets country music megastar Chase Taylor, who opens his whole world to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2015

Summary: For Rayna James and Deacon Claybourne, the road to intimacy is rocky as ever. Devastated by his sister's death, jealous of Rayna's focus on a sexy recording artist and unsettled in his new role as Maddie's father, Deacon lashes out, forcing Rayna to make some agonizing choices. And, despite having a new baby and a hit movie, Juliette Barnes is spiraling downward in a haze of partying, drugs and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NAS

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY CLI

Summary: The story of the musical Carter and Cash families, the dynasty at the heart of country music. Starting with the Original Carter Family, A.P., Sara, and Maybelle, this film traces the flow of their influence through generations of musicians, the transformation of that act into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, the marriage of Johnny Cash and June Carter, and the efforts of the present-day...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIN

Hatcher, Robin Lee

Summary: "She blames him for her brother's death. Can she let go of resentment and open her heart to love? Penny Cartwright found it difficult to understand why her younger brother would choose to join a country singer's band rather than return to Kings Meadow after college and the separation strained their relationship. Then a car accident made certain her brother could never return. Trevor Reynolds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P HAT

Moyer, Marsha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOY

Nelson, Willie

Summary: "Music legend Willie Nelson and his sister and longtime bandmate Bobbie Nelson tell the story of their Texas childhood, and how music kept their family strong in good times and bad"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 NEL

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