We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more
masthead
 

Big Ideas

  • Honky-tonk developed from western swing and contemporary social contexts and concerns in the 1940s.

  • Hank Williams came to epitomize both honky-tonk and country music through a combination of his biography and his music.

  • Honky-tonk brought issues of gender roles and philosophical outlooks to the fore in country music.

  • Honky-tonk’s legacy has been colored by the fact that it was the last major development in country music prior to the advent of rock’n’ roll.


Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy
Please send comments or suggestions about this Website to custserv.us@oup.com        
cover