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The Resource Rhapsody in black : the life and music of Roy Orbison, John Kruth

Rhapsody in black : the life and music of Roy Orbison, John Kruth

Label
Rhapsody in black : the life and music of Roy Orbison
Title
Rhapsody in black
Title remainder
the life and music of Roy Orbison
Statement of responsibility
John Kruth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Kruth, John
Dewey number
  • 782.42166092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orbison, Roy
  • Rock musicians
Label
Rhapsody in black : the life and music of Roy Orbison, John Kruth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Roy Kelton Orbison (1936-1988) was an American singer, songwriter and musician. He was born in Vernon, Texas. The family moved to Fort Worth, Tex,. in 1942 to find work in the airplane factories. Roy attended the Denver Avenue Elementary School. They returned to Vernon after a polio scare. In 1946 they moved to Wink, Tex. (from wikipedia). Roy Orbison emerged as an artist alongside his Sun Records contemporaries in the early days of rock 'n' roll. The book chronicles Orbison's life from his rockabilly days with the Wink Westerners when he was thirteen, through his 1960s heyday to the late 1980s with supergroup the Traveling Wilburys (included Orbison, George Harrison, Tom Petty Jeff Lynne and Bob Dylan). It includes interviews with people who knew and covers his personal life as well as business (from jacket)
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-232) and index
  • Discography: p. [225]-229
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 243 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781476886794
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 1851451
  • (OCoLC)828416910
  • (OCoLC)ocn828416910
  • 1851451
Label
Rhapsody in black : the life and music of Roy Orbison, John Kruth
Publication
Note
Roy Kelton Orbison (1936-1988) was an American singer, songwriter and musician. He was born in Vernon, Texas. The family moved to Fort Worth, Tex,. in 1942 to find work in the airplane factories. Roy attended the Denver Avenue Elementary School. They returned to Vernon after a polio scare. In 1946 they moved to Wink, Tex. (from wikipedia). Roy Orbison emerged as an artist alongside his Sun Records contemporaries in the early days of rock 'n' roll. The book chronicles Orbison's life from his rockabilly days with the Wink Westerners when he was thirteen, through his 1960s heyday to the late 1980s with supergroup the Traveling Wilburys (included Orbison, George Harrison, Tom Petty Jeff Lynne and Bob Dylan). It includes interviews with people who knew and covers his personal life as well as business (from jacket)
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-232) and index
  • Discography: p. [225]-229
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 243 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781476886794
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 1851451
  • (OCoLC)828416910
  • (OCoLC)ocn828416910
  • 1851451

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