It Shined : The Saga of The Ozark Mountain Daredevils. Michael Supe Granda

It Shined : The Saga of The Ozark Mountain Daredevils
Author: Michael Supe Granda
Page Count: 508 pages
Published Date: 26 Aug 2008
Publication Country: Bloomington, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9781434391650
Download Link: It Shined The Saga of The Ozark Mountain Daredevils

As the turbulent 60's began to fade into the calmer 70's, a coterie of young singers, songwriters, musicians, artists, and poets began to congregate, musically on the stage of The New Bijou Theater - the Springfield, Missouri nightclub that would become the loose-knit group's home. What started as an informal weekly gathering, quickly morphed into a formal band. Dubbed the Family Tree, they became a favorite of the local counter-culture, as well as a continuation of the tradition-rich, Springfield music scene - which, until recently, included the Ozark Jubilee (the nation's first televised country music show). Though unprofitable at the time, they stuck to their guns and their original songs. When a rough tape of an early Bijou gig caught the ear of music mogul, John Hammond, it culminated in a 26-song studio demo, which caught the ear of A

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