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Proud to Be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Migration to Southern California Reviews

Proud to Be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Migration to Southern California

Proud to Be an Okie brings to life the influential country music scene that flourished in and around Los Angeles from the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s to the early 1970s. The first work to fully illuminate the political and cultural aspects of this intriguing story, the book takes us from Woody Guthrie’s radical hillbilly show on Depression-era radio to Merle Haggard’s “Okie from Muskogee” in the late 1960s. It explores how these migrant musicians and their audiences came to gain a sense of identity through music and mass media, to embrace the New Deal, and to celebrate African American and Mexican American musical influences before turning toward a more conservative outlook. What emerges is a clear picture of how important Southern Cal

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Next Stop – Next Stop: Sonoma, California | Next Stop Travel TV Series Episode #006

Limo Wine Tour, Osmosis Spa, Flamingo Hotel, Cooking with John Ash, Bike Wine Tour, Stark’s Steakhouse, Adam Traum Check Out More Shows at www.nextstop.tv
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Next Stop – Next Stop: San Diego, California | Next Stop Travel TV Series Episode #018

LEGO Land California, San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, Next Level Sailing, Hotel del Coronado, Len Rainey and The Midnight Players Check Out More Shows at www.nextstop.tv
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Family Vacation to San Diego California! ~ BeautyLiciousInsider

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Ferrari California – Lemon Demon Team – Tor Poznan 2011

Lemon Demon Team at Tor Poznan in brand new Ferrari California. First time on a race track :). Next time we go for Lamborghini Aventador and hit some of the Formula 1 tracks.

This video shows the history of the first 60 years of the post-war Formula 1 racing history. In this 6.5 minutes, all driver champions and their race cars are presented, giving an impression of the tremendous development of this sport over the years. NO SLIDESHOW !!! Disclaimer: I do not own any of this material. All rights to the owners. Many thanks to the You-Tube community for sharing the vids I used.
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The Jazzmatics at the Stonehouse, Nevada City, California 7/1/2012

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My California: Journeys by Great Writers

My California: Journeys by Great Writers

Fly-fish the pristine waters of the Owens River. Step up to the microphone in a California honky-tonk. Surf the biggest waves California has ever seen. Mingle with ducks in an urban oasis. Roller skate through L.A.’s Union Station. See California through the eyes of 27 of the state’s finest writers in this delicious travel and adventure anthology. All of the contributors to MY CALIFORNIA donated their work so proceeds of this book can benefit the beleaguered California Arts Council, an agency forced to suspend school writing and arts education programs in 2003. The arts council has earmarked money from MY CALIFORNIA for writing programs for children statewide. Join contributors Pico Iyer, Michael Chabon, Thomas Steinbeck, Dana Gioia, Mat

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John Mayer – Queen of California (Born and Raised)

I do not own the rights to this media, only promoting the music. All titles and credit go to John Mayer, Columbia Records, and © 2012 Sony Music Entertainment. If you like it, buy it on iTunes. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.

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California Indians and Their Environment: An Introduction (California Natural History Guides) Reviews

California Indians and Their Environment: An Introduction (California Natural History Guides)

Capturing the vitality of California’s unique indigenous cultures, this major new introduction incorporates the extensive research of the past thirty years into an illuminating, comprehensive synthesis for a wide audience. Based in part on new archaeological findings, it tells how the California Indians lived in vibrant polities, each boasting a rich village life including chiefs, religious specialists, master craftspeople, dances, feasts, and ceremonies. Throughout, the book emphasizes how these diverse communities interacted with the state’s varied landscape, enhancing its already bountiful natural resources through various practices centered around prescribed burning. A handy reference section, illustrated with more than one hundred colo

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Debates and Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of California, Convened at the City of Sacramento, Saturday, September 28, 1978, Volume 2

Debates and Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of California, Convened at the City of Sacramento, Saturday, September 28, 1978, Volume 2

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR’d book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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Tsunami In Crescent City California, March 27, 1964 “When The Pacific Ocean Came Through Our Front Door”

The true story of the Gee family who survived the biggest tsunami to strike the main land of the United States. It struck on a beautiful night with a bright full moon, on good Friday in 1964. You’ll hear the children and their heroic Dad.

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