Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark (John and Robin Dickson Series in Texas Music, sponsored by the Center for Texas)

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Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark (John and Robin Dickson Series in Texas Music, sponsored by the Center for Texas) Author Tamara Saviano
ISBN-10 1623494540
ISBN-13 9781623494544
Year 2016-10-31
Pages 416
Language English
Publisher Texas A&M University Press
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For more than forty years Guy Clark wrote and recorded unforgettable songs His lyrics and melodies paint indelible portraits of the people places and experiences that shaped him He has served as model mentor supporter and friend to at least two generations of the worlds most talented and influential singer songwriters In songs like Desperados Waiting for a Train L A Freeway She Aint Going Nowhere and Texas 1947 Clarks poetic mastery has given voice to a vision of life love and trouble that has resonated not only with fans of Americana music but also with the prominent artistsincluding Johnny Cash Ricky Skaggs Jerry Jeff Walker and otherswho have recorded and performed Clarks music Now in Without Getting Killed or Caught The Life and Music of Guy Clark writer producer and music industry insider Tamara Saviano chronicles the story of this legendary artist from her unique vantage point as his former publicist and producer of the Grammy nominated album This Ones for Him A Tribute to Guy Clark Part memoir part biography Savianos skillfully constructed narrative weaves together the extraordinary songs larger than life characters previously untold stories and riveting emotions that make up the life of this modern day poet and troubadour

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