Mr. Songman: The Slim Whitman Story

By: Gibble, Kenneth L.

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[nice-looking book, with very slight bumping to bottom corners, faint dust-soiling to top edge; jacket shows a bit of surface wear, with a couple of tiny tears and associated creasing at top of rear panel]. (B&W photographs) Biography of the country-western singer who had a successful career from the late 1940s onward (he toured with Elvis Presley in the mid-1950s), but who only became a household name (and a bit of a joke) in mainstream America when his "greatest hits" albums began to be packaged and sold via late-night TV commercials in the 1970s. Known for his smooth falsetto and high-pitched yodeling, he recorded dozens of albums and sold millions of records (120 million by his own estimate), and was popular in Europe as well as in the U.S..

Title: Mr. Songman: The Slim Whitman Story

Author: Gibble, Kenneth L.

Illustrator: Illustrated by (cover design) Ken Stanley

Categories: Biography/Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Elgin IL, The Brethren Press: (c.1982)

ISBN Number: 0-87178-587-0

ISBN Number 13: 9780871785879

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj

Seller ID: 21035

Keywords: Country Music Singers Biography Grand Ole Opry