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House Proceeding 10-06-09 on Oct 6th, 2009 :: 0:48:30 to 0:52:10
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Cliff Stearns

0:48:26 to 0:48:46( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: i ask my colleagues to support this resolution and i yield my colleague from florida, mr. stearns. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida is recognized. mr. stearns: thank you, madam speaker. i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Cliff Stearns

0:48:30 to 0:52:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Cliff Stearns

Cliff Stearns

0:48:47 to 0:49:08( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: mr. stearns: i thank my colleague, and i thank my democrat colleague for recognizing this wonderful bill , h.res. 650. you know, the history of unthe of country western music sort of work togetr. the motto of the united states is out of many one. it depicts the history and origin of this great country. now, my colleagues, the history

Cliff Stearns

0:49:09 to 0:49:30( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: of country music resemblesvery similar characteristics with the many styles that are prevalent today. as mentioned earlier, country music can be traced its roots all thway back to the folk tradition of the british isles of central and western europe. however, here in the united states, the early immigrants as well as mentioned african slaves contributed to a new

Cliff Stearns

0:49:31 to 0:49:51( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: distinct style that continues to develop through the 18th and 19th century. and was mentioned, in 1922, the first country music performance was broadcast on the radio and was a songntitled "sallie gooden" performed by a fiddlist a.c. robertson.

Cliff Stearns

0:49:52 to 0:50:13( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: it was a brand new sound and started to take off. we know that the influence of country western music is pervasive. it extended just the southern part region of the united states or the appalachia mountains to everywhere in america. all over the world, in canada and australia, and there are

Cliff Stearns

0:50:14 to 0:50:34( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: many substyles of country western music like bluegrass, folk and gospel. they provide powerful vocals to create one-of-the-kind sounds. elvis presley was one of these. and garth brooks. i think most households will recognize those two names. elvis presley have the faithful

Cliff Stearns

0:50:35 to 0:50:55( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: fans. he's imitated in las v the time and has a charitable foundation,. of course, garth brooks, with over 128 million records sold, remains the top selling solo artist in the united states history. the live performances of garth brooks set the standard for

Cliff Stearns

0:50:56 to 0:51:17( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: musicians of all styles in all the world. he continues to use the power of his music to help others. in fac charity concert to raise money for victims of the california wildfires. so having knowledge of history makes us more appreciative of what we have today in country western music. willie nelson stays that -- states of country music is

Cliff Stearns

0:51:18 to 0:51:39( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: where you tell your life stories. the history of country music is a grt story, an american story. i should know. i had the opportunity to manage a quality inn, a 156-room hotel. we had a great country western bar which i called the ocala bar. we taught the two-stepdance there.

Cliff Stearns

0:51:40 to 0:52:02( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: i brought in bands every two weeks and perhaps if it was a hot band it would be six weeks from memphis, tennessee. we'd teach the two-step. and the number of people that come into this bar, if i hit the right country western music talent correctly would just storm the hotel. and it would provide wonderful

Cliff Stearns

0:52:03 to 0:52:10( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: entertainment, provide a good spot for country western music of ocala, florida, the heart of florida. so, my colleagues, i rise today

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