The Nashville Music Machine: The Unwritten Rules of the Country Music Business

Doing for country music what Hit Men did for pop music, this daring book reveals the inner workings of the city that is synonymous with country music--Nashville. This insider's guide explores all the parts of this byzantine system and its group of tightly knit power players: the producers, writers, artists, publishers, session musicians, studios, labels, and the promotion machine, as well as the deep roots and the promising future of country music and its role in today's culture. 16 photos.