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NASHVILLE SONGSMITHS - In-Depth Interviews With #1 Country Songwriters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Country
Read the stories behind such phenomenal hits as "The Dance," "I Swear," "Independence Day," and many, many more. You'll also get insights into the music business and country songwriting - the harsh realities of rejection and the rewards of perseverance, the highly competitive world of Music Row, where success is fleeting and quickly forgotten, where "you're only as good as your next hit."
Gabby's Gold: Anecdotes of Classic Country Music Artists, Writers and Musicians
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,510. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Country
For over forty years Gabby has been in the radio business playing classic country music – that era of country music from the birth of the Nashville Sound in the late nineteen fifties, to the eighties. This book is an exhilarating collection of stories and anecdotes of many of Gabby’s personal experiences while working with the biggest-named Nashville stars and other people in the business.
Music City Myth A Songwriter's Survival Guide
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Country
Music City Myth is an insider's look at the choices, rewards, and the possible perils that await would be songwriters and entertainers who decide to come to Nashville with the hope of making it in the glamorous but often gritty world of country music. Songs sharks do indeed swim in Nashville's murky waters, and this book just might be the one thing that keeps you from becoming fish food.
Some Memories - Growing Up With Marty Robbins
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Country
“Some memories just won’t die,” country music legend Marty Robbins sang in one of his final recordings before his death from heart failure on December 8th, 1982. In this memoir, his twin sister Mamie tells journalist Andrew Means about the childhood she shared with Marty in and around Phoenix, Arizona, in the 1920s and ’30s.