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The View from Nashville : On The Record With Country Music's Greatest Stars
The View from Nashville On The Record With Country Music's Greatest Stars
Author: Ralph Emery
Ralph Emery has always had the best seat in the house for watching country music grow from its rural American roots into a multinational billion -- dollar business. As country music's foremost radio and television host, Ralph has the inside track on a world many have written about but few actually understand.Included in The View from Nashvill...  more »The fight over Conway Twitty's estate: the real story.The night Loretta Lynn threatened to "whup" a British music critic all across England for calling Conway Twitty "fat and fortyish."One of Colonel Tom Parker's rare interviews, including his best advice for music managers.How Brooks & Dunn kick-started the country dance craze.The story behind the Roy Orbison/Mick Jagger feud.Loretta's secret admirer: Buck Owens confesses.The day Vince Gill faced armed robbers on the golf course!Travis Tritt's Immutable Law of Honky Tonk -- or, How to Bust Up a Barroom Brawl.Ray Charles's country rootsWhen Burt Reynolds begged Tammy Wynette to take Hillary Clinton's telephone call. Johnny Horton's message from beyond the grave. Ralph Emery has always had the best seat in the house for watching country music grow from its rural American roots into a multinational billion -- dollar business. As country music's foremost radio and television host, Ralph has the inside track on a world many have written about but few actually understand.Included in The View from Nashville:The fight over Conway Twitty's estate: the real story.The night Loretta Lynn threatened to "whup" a British music critic all across England for calling Conway Twitty "fat and fortyish."One of Colonel Tom Parker's rare interviews, including his best advice for music managers.How Brooks & Dunn kick-started the country dance craze.The story behind the Roy Orbison/Mick Jagger feud.Loretta's secret admirer: Buck Owens confesses.The day Vince Gill faced armed robbers on the golf course!Travis Tritt's Immutable Law of Honky Tonk -- or, How to Bust Up a Barroom Brawl.Ray Charles's country rootsWhen Burt Reynolds begged Tammy Wynette to take Hillary Clinton's telephone call. Johnny Horton's message from beyond the grave.
ISBN-13: 9780688172213
ISBN-10: 0688172210
Publication Date: 11/1/1999
Pages: 336
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Publisher: Harper Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
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