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star day

[′stär ′dā]
(astronomy)
The time period between two successive passages of a star across the meridian.
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Chapter 4 details the years 1958-1962 and the beginnings of the Stanleys' association with King and Starday records. The chapter starts by describing an ebbing in the band's popularity that coincided with the ascendency of rock and roll; this period, however, also reflects the growing interest of the folk revival in bluegrass music, during which the Stanleys begin performing at events such as the Newport Folk Festival and on college and university campuses.
In 1961 she moved to Nashville for a dream job, handling the publicity and promotion for country label Starday Records, where she was befriended by Mother Maybelle Carter of the Carter Family.
In 1954, Terry Fell recorded "Truck Driving Man." The song established coffee as the trucker's fuel of choice and, in a case of quirky chutzpah, featured self-referential lyrics requesting that someone `put another nickel in the jukebox, and play me that Truck Driving Man.' "Still, nearly two decades would pass from the time Daffan noted truckers' jukebox habit until trucking music truly began to emerge as a genre all its own with the formation of Nashville's Starday Records in 1957.