Beginning in the sixties, musicians in Los Angeles adopted elements of folk, bluegrass, and country to reinvigorate the sounds of pop and rock. The music they created altered the course of both rock and country music. This book, a companion to a major multi-year exhibition at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, traces the impact of the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, the Eagles, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, and many more, along with the next wave of L.A. roots music ushered in by the Blasters, Lone Justice, Los Lobos, Dwight Yoakam, and others. Revisit the western edge: where rock met country to produce sounds that reverberate to this day.
Foreword by Linda Ronstadt. Main essay by Randy Lewis.
Softcover, 132 pages.