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Live fast, love hard : the Faron Young story

Author: Diane Diekman
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As one of the best-known honky-tonkers to appear in the wake of Hank Williams's death, Faron Young was a popular presence on Nashville's music scene for more than four decades. The Singing Sheriff produced a string of Top Ten hits, placed more than eighty songs on the country music charts, and founded the long-running country music periodical Music City News in 1963. Flamboyant, impulsive and generous, he helped and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Faron Young; Faron Young; Faron Young; Faron Young
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Diekman
ISBN: 9780252032486 0252032489
OCLC Number: 82287172
Description: xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Faron Young, a study in contrasts --
A Shreveport beginning --
On to Nashville --
"Goin' steady" and into the Army --
The young sheriff, living fast and loving hard --
Country music on life support --
Legends in the making --
"Hello, walls," goodbye Capitol Records --
Family matters --
Wings and wheels --
The Music City News --
Making music in the 1960s --
Faron and friends --
Business on Music Row --
A drunk, not an alcoholic --
From severed tongue to number one --
"This little girl of mine" --
The sheriff and his deputies --
There he was in Tulsa --
Giving Hilda a break --
After the Top Tens --
D-I-V-O-R-C-E --
Closing out a career --
Last call.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Diane Diekman.
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An intimate biography of honky-tonk great Faron Young. As one of the best-known honky tonkers to appear in the wake of Hank Williams' death, Faron Young was a popular presence on Nashville's music  Read more...

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