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Big Tom : the king of Irish country

Author: Tom Gilmore
Publisher: Dublin, Ireland : The O'Brien Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tribute to Big Tom McBride, 'the Johnny Cash of Irish country music'. From labourer to music star, the journey of the singer who brought so much joy to fans at home and to emigrants abroad over five decades.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1035305413
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Gilmore
ISBN: 9781788490764 1788490762
OCLC Number: 1051221927
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Intro; Reviews; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Chapter 1: Born to Sing; Chapter 2: Born to Play; Chapter 3: Schooldays Over; Chapter 4: A Football Star and All-Round Sportsman; Chapter 5: Lonely Emigrants in London; Chapter 6: Tragedy and Love; Chapter 7: Rose Stands By Her Man; Chapter 8: Travelling On; Chapter 9: Big Tom's Kingdom; Chapter 10: Stars Remember Tom and He Remembers Them; Chapter 11: A President Mourns a Monarch; Chapter 12: Not Going Out the Same Way He Came In!; Acknowledgements; Copyright; Other Books
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superb -- Fr Brian Darcy * Sunday World * a treasure trove -- Galway Advertiser set to be a Christmas bestseller -- Connaught Telegraph an entertaining tribute -- Evening Echo Book of the Year -- CCR Read more...

 
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