From the bestselling author of The Kennedy Women (450,000 copies sold) comes the book the New York Times claimed "may be the best expose of the inner workings of the slick machine that Nashville's country music industry has become in the 90s". With unprecedented access to the stars, managers, songwriter, and record company executives of Nashville, ...Read MoreFrom the bestselling author of The Kennedy Women (450,000 copies sold) comes the book the New York Times claimed "may be the best expose of the inner workings of the slick machine that Nashville's country music industry has become in the 90s". With unprecedented access to the stars, managers, songwriter, and record company executives of Nashville, Laurence Leamer has produced an intimate, compelling narrative that blows the lid off the maneuverings and manipulations of this two-billion-dollar-a-year industry. From Garth Brooks, the Hamlet of country music, to Wynonna Judd and her complex personal struggles with her mother, from Billy Ray Cyrus's downfall to Shania Twain's rising star, Three Chords and the Truth has the scoop on the dreams, fears, triumphs, and tragedies of today's most popular country music stars. To the millions of country music fans, Three Chords and the Truth will be a book of revelations. Those who haven't yet become fans of country music will learn why it is the most listened-to music in the nation. All who read it will never hear a country song the same way again. "Music Row types are shrieking in unison over the revelations ... tells the dirt on Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, and others at the top of the country charts". -- Nashville SceneRead Less
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Good in Fine jacket. Signed by Author This is a signed and inscribed, hardcover, first edition, first printing of Three Chords and the Truth by Laurence Leamer. The author has inscribed the book "To a true country music fan! ! Laurence Leamer". The book published in 1997 by HarperCollins is in very good condition with some yellowing to the pages. The unclipped dust jacket is in fine condition. 450 pages. ISBN 0060175052.
Fine Condition in Fine jacket. Signed by Author. Fine in Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear-contains no tears or chips or other damage. Quantity Available: 1. Category: country music; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0060175052. ISBN/EAN: 9780060175054. Inventory No: 12329.
very good, very good. 450, illus., bibliography, index, front DJ flap price clipped, gift inscription on fr endpaper. Signed by the author on half-title. A revealing inside look at the world of country music, via a trip to Fan Fair, an annual event during which country stars appear at the Tennessee State Fair Grounds to repay their fans for their loyalty. Laurence Leamer explores the passionate life of country music. The entire spectrum of today's country and the process of making stars, from the inner life andconflicts of Garth Brooks to Wynonna's struggle to create a career of her own, from Vince Gill's love of musicianship and moving songs to Shania Twain's rugged road to success.
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