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The Resource Tattooed on their tongues : a journey through the backrooms of American music, Colin Escott

Tattooed on their tongues : a journey through the backrooms of American music, Colin Escott

Label
Tattooed on their tongues : a journey through the backrooms of American music
Title
Tattooed on their tongues
Title remainder
a journey through the backrooms of American music
Statement of responsibility
Colin Escott
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3524
LC item number
.E65 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Tattooed on their tongues : a journey through the backrooms of American music, Colin Escott
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pat Boone : born to be mild
  • Selling grand pianos in the desert.
  • Decca Records, New York, 1934
  • King Records, Cincinati, 1943
  • Starday Records, Houston and Beaumont, Texas 1953
  • Hi Records, Memphis, 1957
  • The story of a broken heart.
  • Marvin Rainwater : half a half-breed
  • Jimmy Swan : damn if that's so!
  • Melvin Endsley : never felt more like singing the blues
  • I loved it. I took advantage of it. I blew it.
  • Johnny Horton : death of a honky tonk man, 1
  • Billie Jean : a girl named "Sue!"
  • Tommy Blake : death of a honky tonk man, 2
  • An Everly brother in winter : walkin' right back with Don Everly
  • Guitar stars and true believers.
  • James Burton : play it, James!
  • Roy Buchanan : the messiah will come again
  • Danny Gatton : unfinished business
  • Marty Stuart : ET's bus and Hank's guitar
  • Delbert McClinton : road scholar
  • Roy Head : I bit Elvis on the leg
  • Dwight Yoakam : hillbilly deluxe
  • Tim Hardin : no reason not to believe
  • Lost at a fairground.
  • Playin' favorites
  • Bobby Charles : see you later, alligator
  • Ersel Hickey : bluebirds over the mountain
  • Jimmy Logsdon : a rocket in his pocket
  • Dale Hawkins : oh, Suzie Q
  • Jimmy Murphy : eee-lee-tricity
  • Tommy Tucker : shackles and chain
Control code
32822580
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 243 pages
Isbn
9780028706795
Lccn
95024544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of John Morthland Estate, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-110). From the library of John Morthland. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)32822580
Label
Tattooed on their tongues : a journey through the backrooms of American music, Colin Escott
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pat Boone : born to be mild
  • Selling grand pianos in the desert.
  • Decca Records, New York, 1934
  • King Records, Cincinati, 1943
  • Starday Records, Houston and Beaumont, Texas 1953
  • Hi Records, Memphis, 1957
  • The story of a broken heart.
  • Marvin Rainwater : half a half-breed
  • Jimmy Swan : damn if that's so!
  • Melvin Endsley : never felt more like singing the blues
  • I loved it. I took advantage of it. I blew it.
  • Johnny Horton : death of a honky tonk man, 1
  • Billie Jean : a girl named "Sue!"
  • Tommy Blake : death of a honky tonk man, 2
  • An Everly brother in winter : walkin' right back with Don Everly
  • Guitar stars and true believers.
  • James Burton : play it, James!
  • Roy Buchanan : the messiah will come again
  • Danny Gatton : unfinished business
  • Marty Stuart : ET's bus and Hank's guitar
  • Delbert McClinton : road scholar
  • Roy Head : I bit Elvis on the leg
  • Dwight Yoakam : hillbilly deluxe
  • Tim Hardin : no reason not to believe
  • Lost at a fairground.
  • Playin' favorites
  • Bobby Charles : see you later, alligator
  • Ersel Hickey : bluebirds over the mountain
  • Jimmy Logsdon : a rocket in his pocket
  • Dale Hawkins : oh, Suzie Q
  • Jimmy Murphy : eee-lee-tricity
  • Tommy Tucker : shackles and chain
Control code
32822580
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 243 pages
Isbn
9780028706795
Lccn
95024544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of John Morthland Estate, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-110). From the library of John Morthland. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)32822580

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