Country: Living Legends and Dying Metaphors in America's Biggest Music

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1985 - Country music - 260 pages
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Contents

Orpheus Gypsies and Redneck Rock V Roll
4
The Girl Singer
22
Emmett Miller 1
102
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Born in Newark & schooled in his father's bar, Nick Tosches is one of the most original & individualistic writers at work today. He is the author of acclaimed biographies of Sonny Liston, (The Devil & Sonny Liston), Dean Martin (Dino), the Mafia financier Michele Sindona (Power on Earth), & Jerry Lee Lewis (Hellfire); of several books about popular music (Country & Unsung Heroes of Rock 'n' Roll); & of the novels "Trinities" & "Cut Numbers". Thirty years of his writing was recently collected into "The Nick Tosches Reader" (Da Capo). He is a contributing editor of "Vanity Fair". He lives in New York City, & his poetry readings are legend.

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