Carter family don t forget this song

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The Carter Family: Dont Forget This Song by Frank M. Young

Winner of the 2013 Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work!

The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song is a rich and compelling original graphic novel that tells the story of the Carter Family—the first superstar group of country music—who made hundreds of recordings and sold millions of records. Many of their hit songs, such as “Wildwood Flower” and “Will the Circle Be Unbroken,” have influenced countless musicians and remain timeless country standards.
The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song is not only a unique illustrated biography, but a moving account that reveals the family’s rise to success, their struggles along the way, and their impact on contemporary music. Illustrated with exacting detail and written in the Southern dialect of the time, its dynamic narrative is pure Americana. It is also a story of success and failure, of poverty and wealth, of racism and tolerance, of creativity and business, and of the power of music and love.

Includes bonus CD with original Carter Family music.

Praise for The Carter Family:

What a fine marriage of form and content! Humble and moving—straightforward with occasional breathtaking bravura passages—this book echoes the Carter Familys rough-hewn sounds. It tells of the lives, sorrows, and values of a lost America in short episodes like a giant stack of old 78s. Using the vocabulary of comic strips like Little Orphan Annie and Gasoline Alley, its as obsessive in its dedication to vernacular craft and hard work as A.P. Carter himself. Frank Young and David Lasky have spun a work of visual music that will replay in your head and heart well after youve finished reading it.—Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer/artist of Maus

“Charming, faithful, and resonant . . . will charm the pants off you.” —The Comics Journal

“Lasky’s gorgeous artwork animates the story and evokes a mood that mirrors the era and the music.” —NPR.org

“Pure pleasure for anyone interested in music history.” —The Seattle Times

“Cracking open The Carter Family feels like putting on a vintage 78: moody hearty Americana emanates hauntingly. Enlivening this graphic biography of the legendary country music family are both Frank M. Young’s dialogue, which replicates the vernacular to a T but oh so naturally, and David Lasky’s understated and elegant illustrations which resonate like the music they depict.” —HeebMagazine.com


 
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A great story well told. The Carter Family — and their times — really come alive on the page. This page, full color graphic biography is beautifully produced, sporting an embossed hardcover and coming complete with a minute CD of rare Carter Family radio broadcast music. Lasky and Young have taken their time and done it right. This is a deeply researched and deeply felt account of the founders of American country music that sheds some much needed light on the subject and will help those who may feel alienated by most of what passes for "country music" these days gain an understanding of the nature of the core appeal of this musical tradition that grew from the tree planted by this family at the dawn of the age of recorded music. This book will make a great gift for young and old, for Carter Family fans to both give and receive. David Lasky , Frank Young.

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Many of the early bluegrass songs came from the Carter Family repertoire and that material continues to be endearing. Young and drawings by David Lasky is not only the story of what was probably the most influential group in country music, it is made even more enthralling by the fact that it is told in strip-cartoon form, beautifully drawn, mainly in full colour and in a style similar to that of Robert Crumb. Illustrated with exacting detail and written in the Southern dialect of the time, its dynamic narrative is pure Americana. It is also a story of success and failure, of poverty and wealth, of racism and tolerance, of creativity and business, and of the power of music and love. Frank M. Young is a writer and editor who has contributed to newspapers and magazines across the country. Born in the Deep South, he now lives in Seattle.

I don't really need to waste words telling you guys how special comics are, and of the unique artistic alchemy that goes on in their creation and their reading, in which verbal and visual components fuse and synthesize, and the readers finish, almost animate the pages in his or her own imagination. You guys know all that; you read these things all the time. What you may not think about as much, because I know I don't, is something that comics can have a lot of trouble dealing with: Sound. Aside from the rustling of the pages, there's no sound involved in reading comics, and the writers and artists have to get pretty inventive when it comes to trying to include sound in their comics narrative In Frank M.

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