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Lost Highway

Journeys and Arrivals of American Musicians

Peter Guralnick

Paperback

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Description

This masterful explorationof American roots music--country, rockabilly, and the blues--spotlights the artists who created a distinctly American sound, including Ernest Tubb, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard, and Sleepy LaBeef. In incisive portraits based on searching interviews with these legendary performers, Peter Guralnick captures the boundless passion that drove these men to music-making and that kept them determinedly, and sometimes almost desperately, on the road.

Back Bay Books, 9780316332743, 368pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 1999