What is the Bakersfield Sound? In this newest Indy, Oh Indy adventure book, our favorite hound and her friends explore the unique musical style founded in Bakersfield, and Kern County, California, during the 1950s. "Professor Tele" offer some learnin' about the pioneers of that special twang and those edgier, electrified tunes with strong backbeats - always played live and loud!
While many of the stars, honky-tonks and dance halls are long gone, there's one thing for sure: The Bakersfield Sound is here to stay. Just put on your boots and follow the music!
The Indy, Oh Indy adventure series kicked off with Wanderin’ the Streets of Bakersfield ... an adorable children’s book that is not only a loving tribute to a sweet shelter dog named “Indy,” it’s also a loving tribute to the community of Bakersfield itself.
Like in their first book, Bakersfield author-illustrator duo: Teresa Adamo and Jennifer Williams-Cordova created yet another ode to their hometown's rich history. This time, delving into Bakersfield's special role in country music. As in the other Indy books, readers will find in either in plain sight — or in fun, hidden Easter egg-like surprises — other references throughout the pages of Learnin' the Bakersfield Sound.
Perfect gift for a classic country music lover or for introducing a newbie to the Bakersfield Sound! Pair the storybook with the companion Learnin' the Bakersfield Sound: All-Ages Coloring & Activity Book and a pack of Indy coloring pencils for the perfect gift pack!
8" by 8" soft cover, perfect-bound