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Stringbean: The Life and Murder of a Country Music Legend with Taylor Hagood
David “Stringbean” Akeman found nationwide fame as a cast member of Hee Haw. His instrumental savvy and old-time singing style drew upon a deep love for traditional country music and won him the reverence of younger artists. The 1973 murder of Stringbean and his wife forever changed the way of life that country music had long represented. Taylor Hagood merges the story of Stringbean’s life with an account of murder and courtroom drama.