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Author Name    Snow, Hank. With Jack Ownbey and Bob Burris.

Title   THE HANK SNOW STORY.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Urbana University of Illinois Press / Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame 1994

ISBN Number    0252020898 / 9780252020896

Seller ID   28640

555 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "(Traces Hank Snow's) life from humble beginnings, through his emergence as an entertainer in Canada, the United States, and throughout the world, to his stature as one of the most influential figures in country music today. But more than a rags-to-riches memoir, this book presents Hank's life and career in his own voice, with remarkable candor and incredible detail. It provides the first extensive look at the early development of country music in Canada, reveals the inner workings of the music industry (including Hank's vital and unsung role in launching Elvis Presley's career), frankly discusses the nonglamorous side of stardom, and offers the reflections of an outspoken artist who has been professionally involved with country music for nearly sixty years. Through Ernest Tubb's intercession, he made his debut on Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. Disheartened by the lack of audience response, Hank nearly abandoned his dream. Then he recorded a song he had written, 'I'm Movin' On'. It climbed to the top of the charts, staying at number one for twenty-nine weeks. More hits followed, and his life and career changed forever. Over the years, Hank has entertained servicepeople on military bases in Korea, Europe, and Vietnam. Remembering his own (difficult) childhood, he established the Hank Snow Foundation for the Prevention of Child Abuse. (He was) elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame and to the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame." Minor twist to spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling otherwise clean and bright.

Hank  Snow,  Biography,  Country  Musicians,  United  States,  Aalders,  Jean  Aberbach,  Julian  Aberbach,  Roy  Acuff,  Dennis  Arnett,  Jean  Arnett,  Eddy  Arnold,  Chet  Atkins,  Gene  Autry,  Big  Slim  The  Lone  Cowboy,  Billboard,  Bluebird  Island,  Bluerocks,  Bootlegging,  Marie  Alice  Boutlier,  Brand  On  My  Heart,  Bridgewater,  Nova  Scotia,  Brooklyn,  Canada,  Cape  Breton  Island,  Jenny  Lou  Carson,  Anita  Carter,  Chicago,  CHNS,  CKCW,  Spade  Cooley,  Cowboy  Copas,  Crazy  Waters  Crystals,  Dallas,  Bill  Davidson,  Jim  Denny,  Ken  Doyle,  Frank  Foster,  Dick  Frye,  Globe  Western  Tailors,  The  Golden  Rocket,  Grand  Ole  Opry,  Halifax,  Hazel  Holly,  Hill  And  Range  Songs,  Hollywood,  Jack  Howard,  I'm  Movin'  On,  I've  Been  Everywhere,  Jimmie  Rodgers,  Hugh  Joseph,  Korean  War,  Cecil  Landry,  Earl  Langley,  Liverpool,  Lunenburg,  Meridian  Mississippi,  Lucky  Moeller,  Moncton,  Montreal,  Nashville,  Tennessee,  New  Brunswick,  Willie  Nelson,  Newfoundland,  New  York,  Nudie,  Opryland,  Pete  Palcic,  Tom  Parker,  Ross  Parker,  Minnie  Pearl,  Philadelphia,  Elvis  Presley,  Prudhomme,  Rainbow  Ranch  Boys,  RCA  Victor,  Bluebird  Label,  Rhumba  Boogie,  Wilbert  Risser,  Carrie  Rodgers,  Jimmie  Rodgers,  Zeddie  Rogers,  Royal  Canadian  Mounted  Police,  Shanee,  Steve  Sholes,  George  Lewis  Snow,  Jimmie  Rodgers  Snow,  Lillian  Mae  Snow,  Marion  Victoria  Snow,  Min  Snow,  Nina  Elizabeth  Snow,  Sydney,  Joe  Talbot,  Charlie  Tanner,  Richard  Tanner,  Bea  Terry,  Ernest  Tubb,  Tommy  Vaden,  Lew  Wade,  Wheeling,  West  Virginia,  Jimmy  Widener,  Hank  Williams,  Winnipeg,  World  War  II,  WSM,  WWVA,  Colonel  Parker. 

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