Late in 1959, the Brown siblings—Maxine, Bonnie, and Jim Ed—were enjoying unprecedented international success, rivaled only by their longtime friend Elvis Presley. They had a bona fide megahit on their hands, which topped both the country and pop charts and gave rise to the polished sound of the multibillion dollar country music industry we know today. Mesmerized by the Browns’ haunting harmonies, the Beatles even tried to learn their secret. Their unique harmony, however, was only achievable through shared blood, and the trio’s perfect pitch was honed by a childhood spent listening for the elusive pulse and tone of an impeccably tempered blade at their parent’s Arkansas sawmill.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cherybear - LibraryThing
Loved it. Didn't realize it was based on real people until I started recognizing some of the songs. Now I have to read the book by Maxine Brown and look at her website. Read full review
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In the acknowledgments section of this wonderful book(in the advanced reader's copy), the author provides a quote which may best describe the essential meaning to be gleaned from this book, and also ... Read full review