Lost Highway: Journeys and Arrivals of American Musicians
By (author) Peter Guralnick
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Lost Highway: Journeys and Arrivals of American Musicians by Peter Guralnick
Book DescriptionThis masterful exploration of American roots music--country, rockabilly, and the blues--spotlights the artists who created a distinctly American sound, including Ernest Tubb, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard, and Sleepy LaBeef. In incisive portraits based on searching interviews with these legendary performers, Peter Guralnick captures the boundless passion that drove these men to music-making and that kept them determinedly, and sometimes almost desperately, on the road.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780316332743
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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