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  • Ain't Got No Cigarettes: Memories of Music Legend Roger Miller

    09/16/2006 5:58:25 PM PDT · by Nita Nupress · 260 replies · 10,651+ views
    My head | Nita Nupress
    BOOK REVIEW & DISCUSSION: Ain't Got No Cigarettes: Memories of Music Legend Roger Miller By Lyle E Style "It's an endless story about Roger. He was one of the cleverest people I've ever met in my life." (Waylon Jennings) This is my own review of Ain't Got No Cigarettes, the first Roger Miller book ever published. My review is based on reading the book (twice) and having several discussions with Lyle E Style, the author. He may stop by later to answer questions (as his schedule allows). This one is a must-read, folks. And for you radio personalities who...
  • Group has success, and tragedy: The Mercury Years, Plus a Tragic Loss (The Statler Brothers)

    10/26/2003 7:22:20 AM PST · by The Other Harry · 6 replies · 562+ views
    Staunton (VA) News Leader ^ | October 26, 2002 | Bill Kramer
    <p>The Statler Brothers perform at Happy Birthday USA in Staunton in 1973.</p> <p>Even before deciding to test the waters as a solo act, the Statler Brothers had become dissatisfied with their treatment at Columbia Records. They knew Mercury Records producer Jerry Kennedy, who was formerly a session guitarist (he is noted, for among many other works, for the famous guitar run in Roy Orbison's "Pretty Woman"), from some session work he'd done with them.</p>