Johnny’s Cash and Charley’s Pride: Lasting Legends and Untold Adventures in Country Music

By | October 15, 2019
Johnny's Cash and Charley's Pride: Lasting Legends and Untold Adventures in Country Music Author Peter Cooper
ISBN-10 1940611709
ISBN-13 9781940611709
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Spring House Press
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Peter Guralnick dean of rock and roll storytellers writes in the introduction to Johnnys Cash Charleys Pride Peter Cooper has always been in the mix Whether spending time with Johnny Cash or Kris Kristofferson playing bass for Loretta Lynn discussing songwriting with Taylor Swift or introducing the Grateful Deads Robert Hunter to Porter Wagoner Peter Cooper has continually found himself in the presence of music royalty and the recipient of countless intimate conversations asides and confidences In Johnnys Cash Charleys Pride Lasting Legends and Untold Adventures in Country Music Cooper chronicles his many in the mix tales since arriving in Nashville in 2000 to cover the country music scene for the Tennessean Filled with untold stories and newly revealed histories it is an informal yet well studied inside view of country musics greatest characters and pivotal moments Now a senior director at the Country Music Hall of Fame Coopers stories are akin to a curated behind the scenes tour of country music Spanning nineteen chapters Cooper offers an original take on the formative days at WSM and engaging introductions to an ensemble cast of country musics icons quirks and golden but hidden personalities With a gem on every page Cooper has crafted a perceptive smiling and atypical immersion into the world of country music that will keep any music fan engaged with its wit passion and authenticity

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