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Pressing On: The Roni Stoneman Story (Music in American Life)

Pressing on This volume of the Music in American Life series recounts the story of Roni Stoneman, the youngest daughter of a pioneering country music family who, in spite of poverty and abusive husbands, eventually became "The First Lady of Banjo," a fixture on the Nashville scene, and "Hee Haws" Ironing Board Lady.

Important places

Nashville (156)


Davidson (183)


Tennessee (979)


United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Cumberland Plateau (211)
Appalachian Mountains (1,111)