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Les Leverett: A Portrait Of An American Sound

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For country music fans his archives are nothing less than a national treasure. For more than 30 years, Les Leverett was the primary photographer for the Grand Ole Opry.

And in that time, he captured incredible images of just about every big country star of the last half century…his work, and the work of other legendary photographers are on display in a new exhibit Country: A Portrait Of An American Sound, starting may 31st at the Annenberg Space For Photography.

Leverett snapped the shots, one of more than 100 images in the Annenberg Space for Photography's new show documenting the relationship between country music and photography.

"Country: Portraits of an American Sound," opens May 31 and is slated to run through Sept. 28 at the Century City institution.

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