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THE TOMBSTONE TOURIST Musicians (Signed)

Stanton, Scott

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ISBN 10: 0965996697 / ISBN 13: 9780965996693
Published by 3T Pub, Portland, 1998
Condition: As New Soft cover
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Glossy trade pictorial wraps. 430 pp. Illust. Cemetery Index. Signed & dated shortly after publication by Stanton. Laid in publisher's promo. Along with short bio vignettes, this book "reveals the final resting places of more that 225 of the 20th century's most dearly departed musicians, singers, composers, and conductors of rock, jazz, (blues), country & western and classical music." "Finally, a true music lover's guide to all the graves, shrines and memorabilia." Quite a few country singers are in this book. Fine, like new. Bookseller Inventory # 0903147

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Title: THE TOMBSTONE TOURIST Musicians (Signed)

Publisher: 3T Pub, Portland

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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The ultimate guide to the gravesites and memorabilia of great musicians who've shuffled off this mortal coil.
Joey and Dee Dee Ramone · Frank Sinatra · Jim Morrison Rick Nelson · Roy Orbison · Howlin' Wolf · Elvis Presley Randy Rhoads · Billie Holiday · Jim Croce · Buddy Holly Liberace · Bob Marley · Stevie Ray Vaughan · George Gershwin · Judy Garland · Patsy Cline · John Belushi · Miles Davis · Ronnie Van Zant · Jimi Hendrix ·Bon Scott Hank Williams · Muddy Waters · Sarah Vaughan · Sammy Davis, Jr. · More!
The Tombstone Tourist has traveled over one million miles to create this astounding compendium packed with more than three hundred photos -- an absolute must-have for any road trip! Inside, you'll discover the final resting places of all your favorite musicians -- many of whose exact locations are disclosed to fans here for the first time -- as well as career snapshots and details of their passing. Musical myths and trivia are also revealed: Did "Mama" Cass Elliott choke on a ham sandwich? · How many graves does famed blues legend Robert Johnson have? · What did Kurt Cobain write in his suicide note?
In addition to the final resting places of the dearly departed, The Tombstone Tourist also offers the collections, possessions, guitars, homes, and memorial statues left behind by everyone from the Allman Brothers Band to Muddy Waters.

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Cemeteries are, sadly, an oft-overlooked tourist destination, especially by fans of music. History buffs will go on battlefield pilgrimages, celebrity hounds will flock to where their favorite stars were interred, and art lovers go for Elizabethan monument rubbings, but few have known where to go to pay their respects to the likes of Alton "Rockin' Dopsie" Rubin, Roy Kelton Orbison, and Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones. At least till now. Scott Stanton did the world of music enthusiasts a major favor by researching the final resting places of over 200 of the 20th century's late musical greats, from Howlin' Wolf to Benny Goodman to Janis Joplin. From France's Gothic Pere Lachaise Cemetery (where the remains of Chopin and Jim Morrison lie) to Hollywood's Forest Lawn (home to the bones of Karen Carpenter, Andy Gibb, and Liberace), Stanton covers 6 countries, 44 states, and over a million miles for his gravesite review.

Profiled alphabetically, the life, music, death, shrines, archives, and burial site of each musician is interesting and insightful, and the black-and-white photographs are a nice touch. And for the fan who wants more than to merely view the grave of the deceased, Stanton includes tips for album and memorabilia collectors. There's also a chapter on musicians who've passed on but whose remains cannot be visited (most being scattered to the high seas or some such thing) and also a cemetery index for those devotees who want to plan their vacation around some sacred ground. --Stephanie Gold

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