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

Author: Ken Burke
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book based on new interviews, some of country music's greateststars share personal moments of redemption, inspiration, and heartacherelated to the music that shaped their lives. Brenda Lee explains howher childhood singing gift raised her entire family out of direpoverty, and Pat Boone speaks about the spiritual influence of hisfather-in-law, Red Foley. Barbara Pittman talks about her childhoodfriendship  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Interviews
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burke
ISBN: 9781556529900 1556529902 9781556525957 1556525958
OCLC Number: 476231242
Description: 1 online resource (354 pages)
Contents: Rags to riches. Brenda Lee ; Hank Locklin ; Big Al Downing ; Glen Campbell --
Close encounters of the country kind. Ray Campi on Ken Maynard and Walter Matthau ; Johnny Legend on Wesley Tuttle ; Deke Dickerson on Rose Maddox and Hank Thompson ; Cody Canada of Cross Canadian Ragweed on Nick Benson ; Marshall Lytle on Bill Haley ; Jack Clement and Billy Lee Riley ; Pat Boone on Red Foley --
Coming back and coming home. Joe Stampley ; Freddy Weller ; Chris Hillman ; Don Williams ; Linda Gail Lewis and Kenny Lovelace on Jerry Lee Lewis --
Spirituality. Wanda Jackson ; Freddie Hart ; Richard Sterban --
the Oak Ridge Boys ; Tillman Franks --
The Elvis factor. Gordon Stoker of the Jordanaires ; Wanda Jackson ; Barbara Pittman ; Jack Clement ; Gary Bryant --
Country comedy. T. Bubba Bechtol ; Dr. Demento ; Brent Burns ; Little Jimmy Dickens --
Some big stars and an icon. Bobby Bare ; Mickey Gilley ; Hank Thompson ; Johnny Wright ; Kitty Wells --
Redemption. Marty Martel talks about Johnny Paycheck ; Freddie Hart.

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In this book based on new interviews, some of country music's greateststars share personal moments of redemption, inspiration, and heartacherelated to the music that shaped their lives. Brenda Lee explains howher childhood singing gift raised her entire family out of direpoverty, and Pat Boone speaks about the spiritual influence of hisfather-in-law, Red Foley. Barbara Pittman talks about her childhoodfriendship with Elvis Presley, while Little Jimmy Dickens divulges howHank Willia.

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