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Pugh, Ronnie

Overview
Works: 15 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 603 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Country music  History  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: ML420.T87, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ronnie Pugh
Ernest Tubb : the Texas troubadour by Ronnie Pugh( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1982, Tubb hosted a live radio broadcast from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville for years and became one of the first country music stars to host his own television show in the mid-1960s. Always popular and on the road much of the time even after his prime hit-making years had ended, he was well-known for promoting the careers of many new performers on the rise. Delving into fan club journals, songbooks, newspaper broadcast logs, record company files, and hundreds
From the vaults Decca country classics, 1934-1973( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another story by Ernest Tubb( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking the floor over you by Ernest Tubb( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Tubb Record Shops : a fifty year history by Ronnie Pugh( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waltz across Texas by Ernest Tubb( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history interview with Steve Wariner; 1985 November 12 by Steve Wariner( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Country singer Steve Wariner talks about his career. Discussion includes his early musical influences; the influence of Chet Atkins; his songwriting and the influence of different songwriters; his recording career; trends in country music; and comments on the direction of his career
Oral history interview with Floy Case; 1981 December 29 by Floy Case( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Floy Case discusses her career as a country music journalist. Discussion includes musical influences during childhood; her husband's band; her songwriting efforts; writing for Mountain Broadcast and Prairie Recorder; and her correspondences with Elaine Tubb, Billy Boyd, and Carrie Rodgers
Oral history interview with the Bailes Brothers; 1983 June 9 by Bailes Brothers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Country music brother act the Bailes Brothers discuss their career. Discussion includes how Roy Acuff got them on the Grand Ole Opry; publishing songs with Acuff-Rose; starting the Louisiana Hayride; getting Hank Williams on the Hayride and his subsequent career; touring with Kitty Wells and Johnnie Wright; and memories of Webb Pierce and attempts to help his career
Oral history interview with Kyle Bailes; 1980 July 19 by Kyle Bailes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Country performer and promoter Kyle Bailes recalls experiences from his years in the country music industry. Discussion includes memories of early country performers, including Molly O'Day, Cowboy Copas, Natchee the Indian, Little Jimmy Dickens, and Leon Payne; working on the Grand Ole Opry and memories of Judge Hay; memories of the Bailes Brothers; memories of Fred Rose; the move from Nashville to Shreveport and joining the Louisiana Hayride; his work as a promoter; early memories of Hayride performers and personalities, including Dean Upson, Harmie Smith, Henry Clay, Hank Williams, Webb Pierce, and Kitty Wells; and memories from his years in the music business
Hank Williams honky tonk blues( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

More than fifty years after his death, Hank Williams ranks among the most powerfully iconic figures in American music. Iconic to the point that man and myth are inextricably entwined. He set the agenda for contemporary country songcraft and sang his songs with such believability that we feel privy to his world, despite the fact that he left no in-depth interviews and just a few letters. His brief life and tragic death have only compounded his appeal. By the time Hank Williams died, drunk, drugged, and alone in the back seat of his Cadillac on New Year's Eve 1952, he had redefined country music. He was 29 years old
Oral history interview with Tillman Franks; 1980 August 13 by Tillman Franks( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tillman Franks discusses the country acts he's managed and the shows he's promoted. Topics include Jimmie Rodgers as an early influence; his close friendship with Jimmie Davis; his Louisiana Hayride days; broadcasting on the Voice of America while in the military; memories of Pete Seeger and his comedy; meeting Roy Acuff; writing and selling his own compositions; booking acts for the Hayride, including Hank Williams and Elvis Presley; recording sessions for Pacemaker Records; and managing Webb Pierce, David Houston, Claude King, Bill Carlisle, and Johnny Horton
Oral history interview with Aubrey Owen; 1982 April 22 by Aubrey Owen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Former Stamps Quartet member Aubrey Owen talks about his music career. Discussion includes early musical influences; memories of his experiences as a member of the Stamps Quartet and the Owen Brothers & Ellis quintet; recording "If You Don't Like My Ford Coupe"; memories of Virgil Oliver Stamps; experiences traveling for Stamps-Baxter; addition of Ellis to their group; and a status report on former quartet members
Oral history interview with Bill Callahan; 1979 January 4 by Bill Callahan( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Country performer Bill Callahan talks about his career as a member of the Callahan Brothers. Discussion includes family history; childhood and the start of his music career; the performance style of the Callahan Brothers; his recording career and early radio work; memories of performers he worked with through the years, including Bill Boyd and Moon Mullican; the role of comedy in their act; and the importance of personal appearances in the career of a performer
Oral history interview with Jimmie Davis; 1983 October 10 by Jimmie Davis( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Performer Jimmie Davis talks about his career in country music. Discussion includes a brief family history; his recordings; sustaining the dual roles of musician and politician; memories from his music career; his songwriting; memories of early country music personalities, including Hank Williams and Fred Rose; his move to gospel music; his work in Hollywood; and his comments on changes in the music business
 
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Ernest Tubb : the Texas troubadour
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