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Covering more than 3,200 classic country music songs, this book embraces the country genre from its earliest roots to the end of 1989. It includes all of the recorded number-one hits from the early 1920s along with notable gospel songs which have become a part of the country music repertory, major fiddle tunes used throughout country music history, and major instrumentals, among others. Each song is documented with essential publishing, licensing, and recording information, including chart placements and notable awards earned. Many entries are annotated either with remarks from the songwriters or historical notes by the author.
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Dorothy Millicent Horstmann (July 2, 1911 – January 11, 2001) was an American epidemiologist, virologist and pediatrician whose research on the spread of poliovirus in the human bloodstream helped set the stage for the development of the polio vaccine.
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