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Country Music Changed My Life Tales of Tough Times and Triumph from Country's Legends

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ISBN-10: 1556525958

ISBN-13: 9781556525957

Edition: 2005

Authors: Ken Burke

List price: $12.95
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In this book based on new interviews, some of country music's greatest stars share personal moments of redemption, inspiration, and heartache related to the music that shaped their lives. Brenda Lee explains how her childhood singing gift raised her entire family out of dire poverty, and Pat Boone speaks about the spiritual influence of his father-in-law, Red Foley. Barbara Pittman talks about her childhood friendship with Elvis Presley, while Little Jimmy Dickens divulges how Hank Williams came to write a song for him and why he never recorded it. Mickey Gilley talks about gladly living in, then gladly escaping, the shadow of his cousin Jerry Lee Lewis, and Hank Thompson reveals how his…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Ken Burke has contributed to more than a dozen books on music including the MusicHound album guides and the Contemporary Musicians reference series. He has written feature articles for numerous publications including "Blues Access," "Country Music Live," "Country Standard Time," "Goldmine," and "Roctober,"

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