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Steve Earle : fearless heart, outlaw poet

Author: David McGee
Publisher: San Francisco : Backbeat Books ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the Book trade in the US and Canada by Publishers Group West ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed to the music trade in the US and Canada by Hal Leonard Pub., ©2005.
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"Fearless Heart, Outlaw Poet examines the life and music of Steve Earle, one of the most important and controversial singer-songwriters of our time. Through in-depth interviews with family members, producers, and musicians, and with Earle himself, this second volume in Backbeat's Lives in Music series traces the artist's journey from southeast Texas to his debut No.1 country album Guitar Town and his descent into
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Steve Earle; Steve Earle; Steve Earle
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David McGee
ISBN: 0879308427 9780879308421
OCLC Number: 61879666
Description: vi, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The hard way : a template --
Fighting it all the way --
Outcast ascending --
The other kind --
Lone star state of mind, 1970-74 --
Waylon and Willie and the boys --
Phases and stages --
Me, Tarzan --
"Are you ready for me?" --
Odyssey, 1985-86 --
Alpha males (gettin' tough) --
Copperhead road --
The hard way: a reality --
Odyssey : lost and found --
Resurrection --
Tough love --
A clear field --
The Devil's right-hand man.
Responsibility: by David McGee.
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