Born to Sing: A Novel During the Birth of Rock N Roll

Thomas B. Speaker

Published by Tate Publishing & Enterprises
ISBN 10: 1625108966 / ISBN 13: 9781625108968
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Paperback. 244 pages. Dimensions: 8.1in. x 5.1in. x 0.5in.When I first heard that author Tom Speaker was writing this book I loved the premise and couldnt wait for it to come out. When it came out I couldnt wait to read it. After reading it I couldnt wait to endorse it. Picture a young Negro boy in the 1950s and 60s, whose home was near the stockyards of Chicago and is so musically talented he eventually brushes shoulders and conversations with Muddy Waters, the Four Lads, Sam Phillips, Howlin Wolf, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, The Kingston Trio, John Lennon and more. From Gospel to Bee Bop to Blues to Rock and Rollyoull be fascinated with the story of Willy J and Born To Sing. Dick Munro, Author and former Radio DJ. XXXXX Uplifted. Thats how I felt while reading Born to Sing. The story and the characters make you want to celebrate with praise in exactly the way the books music fills the heart. William Joseph Palmer, Award winning author and former Creative Writing professor at Purdue University. XXXXX Take a walk through the 50s, during the time of the birth of rock n roll with Willy J. as he rises from the black ghetto of the Chicago stockyards to become a world-wide star as a singer and songwriter. He starts his journey at just ten years old with a god-given wonderful voice and is discovered while singing Amazing Grace. Along the way, he experiences the adrenalin of being a success and the deep sorrow of losing loved ones and best friends. His overwhelming success will bring him face-to-face with difficult decisions. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: When I first heard that author Tom Speaker was writing this book I loved the premise and couldnt wait for it to come out. When it came out I couldnt wait to read it. After reading it I couldn't wait to endorse it. Picture a young Negro boy in the 1950s and 60s, whose home was near the stockyards of Chicago and is so musically talented he eventually brushes shoulders and conversations with Muddy Waters, the Four Lads, Sam Phillips, Howlin Wolf, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, The Kingston Trio, John Lennon and more. From Gospel to Bee Bop to Blues to Rock and Rollyoull be fascinated with the story of Willy J and Born To Sing. Dick Munro, Author and former Radio DJ. XXXXX ""Uplifted. That's how I felt while reading ""Born to Sing."" The story and the characters make you want to celebrate with praise in exactly the way the book's music fills the heart."" William Joseph Palmer, Award winning author and former Creative Writing professor at Purdue University. XXXXX Take a walk through the 50s, during the time of the birth of rock n' roll with Willy J. as he rises from the black ghetto of the Chicago stockyards to become a world-wide star as a singer and songwriter. He starts his journey at just ten years old with a god-given wonderful voice and is discovered while singing ""Amazing Grace."" Along the way, he experiences the adrenalin of being a success and the deep sorrow of losing loved ones and best friends. His overwhelming success will bring him face-to-face with difficult decisions.

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Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises
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