The Tombstone Tourist: Musicians

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Pocket Books, Sep 2, 2003 - Music - 448 pages
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The ultimate guide to the gravesites and memorabilia of great musicians who've shuffled off this mortal coil. Joey and Dee Dee Ramone * Frank Sinatra * Jim Morrison Rick Nelson * Roy Orbison * Howlin' Wolf * Elvis Presley Randy Rhoads * Billie Holiday * Jim Croce * Buddy Holly Liberace * Bob Marley * Stevie Ray Vaughan * George Gershwin * Judy Garland * Patsy Cline * John Belushi * Miles Davis * Ronnie Van Zant * Jimi Hendrix *Bon Scott Hank Williams * Muddy Waters * Sarah Vaughan * Sammy Davis, Jr. * More! The Tombstone Tourist has traveled over one million miles to create this astounding compendium packed with more than three hundred photos -- an absolute must-have for any road trip! Inside, you'll discover the final resting places of all your favorite musicians -- many of whose exact locations are disclosed to fans here for the first time -- as well as career snapshots and details of their passing. Musical myths and trivia are also revealed: Did Mama Cass Elliott choke on a ham sandwich? * How many graves does famed blues legend Robert Johnson have? * What did Kurt Cobain write in his suicide note?In addition to the final resting places of the dearly departed, The Tombstone Tourist also offers the collections, possessions, guitars, homes, and memorial statues left behind by everyone from the Allman Brothers Band to Muddy Waters.

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I'm a dedicated taphologist ( a student of cemeteries, in other words), and I love any books that detail the burial places of famous or infamous people. This is a superb example, not only does it give ... Read full review

The tombstone tourist: musicians

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In these two guides, Stanton and Kerrigan present the graves of famous people. Stanton focuses on musicians, while Kerrigan eyes the famous and infamous in Britain and Ireland. Irreverent and fun ... Read full review

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Scott Stanton, a.k.a. the Tombstone Tourist, is a graduate of the University of Southern California. A travel writer and photographer for numerous publications, he lives in Oregon.

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