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Honky Tonk Angel : The Intimate Story of Patsy Cline
by Ellis Nassour


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Earthy, sexy, and vivacious, the life of beloved country singer, Patsy Cline, who soared from obscurity to international fame to tragic death in just thirty short years, is explored in colorful and poignant detail. An innovator and even a hell-raiser Cline broke all the boys club barriers of Nashville s music business in the 1950s and brought a new Nashville sound to the nation with her pop hits and torch ballads like Walking After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces and "Crazy.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Earthy, sexy, and vivacious, the life of beloved country singer, Patsy Cline, who soared from obscurity to international fame to tragic death in just thirty short years, is explored in colorful and poignant detail. An innovator and even a hell-raiser Cline broke all the boys club barriers of Nashville s music business in the 1950s and brought a new Nashville sound to the nation with her pop hits and torch ballads like Walking After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces and "Crazy. She is the subject of a major Hollywood movie and countless articles, and her albums are still selling45 years after her death. Ellis Nassour was the very first to write about Cline and did sowith thecooperation ofthestars who knew and loved her including Jimmy Dean, Jan Howard, Brenda Lee, Loretta Lynn, Roger Miller, Dottie West, and Faron Young.He was the only writer to interview Cline's mother and husbands. This updated edition features not only a complete discography and a host of never-before-published photographs, but includes an afterword that details controversial claims about her birth, the battle between Cline's siblings for her possessions, the amazing influence Cline had on a new generation of singersand, inCline s own words from letters to a devoted friend, her excitement as her career soared to new heights andher marriage descended to new depths."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781556527470
  • ISBN-10: 1556527470
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press
  • Publish Date: June 2008
  • Page Count: 306
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.04 x 0.74 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.16 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Composers & Musicians - General
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