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Bare Bones, I'm not lonely if you're reading this book, Bobby Bones - (pbk)

Summary
Growing up poor in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, with a young, addicted mom, Bobby Estell fell in love with country music. Abandoned by his father at the age of five, Bobby saw the radio as his way out--a dream that came true in college when he went on air at the Henderson State University campus station broadcasting as Bobby Bones, while simultaneously starting The Bobby Bones Show at 105.9 KLAZ. Bobby's passions were pop, country music, and comedy, and he blended the three to become a tastemaker in the country music industry, heard by millions daily. Bobby broke the format of standard country radio, mixing country and pop with entertainment news and information, and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the business, including Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, and Jason Aldean. Yet despite the glamour, fame, and money, Bobby has never forgotten his roots, the mom and grandmother who raised him, the work ethic he embraced which saved him and encouraged him to explore the world, and the good values that shaped him. In this funny, poignant memoir told in Bobby's distinctive patter, he takes fans on a tour of his road to radio. Bobby doesn't shy away from the curves he continues to navigate, including his obsessive-compulsive disorder, on his journey to find the happiness of a healthy family
Table Of Contents
The Boy Behind the Ninja Turtle Mask -- Nerd Alert -- Smooth Operator -- Country Mouse in the Big City -- Stupid Panty Hose Tricks -- Bones Bared -- Fight. Grind. Repeat. And Sometimes Lose -- Bonse Goes Country -- Gnawing at the Bones -- A Total Nightmare -- Every Day Is a Good Day
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xvii, 198 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations, 23 cm
Isbn
9780062417350

Library Locations

  • Rockport Public Library

    17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966, US
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