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Edward Amos - Author

About the Author

Books by Edward Amos

Gravesites of Southern Musicians A Guide to Over 300 Jazz, Blues, Country and Rock Performers' Burial Places

Gravesites of Southern Musicians A Guide to Over 300 Jazz, Blues, Country and Rock Performers' Burial Places

Author: Edward Amos Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2002

This book is a cultural tour of the burial places of Southern musicians. It honors the gravesites of men and women who formed modern American music - over 300 blues, country and rock musicians from New Orleans to Kentucky. The gravesites of well-known musicians such as Bill Monroe, Tammy Wynette, Duane Allman and Mahalia Jackson are visited, as well as the final resting places of dozens of less well known, but vitally important, American musicians. Many pictures of gravesites are included, along with specific directions to burial sites. The book is especially thorough in relation to the most important cities in Southern music - Nashville, New Orleans and Memphis.

Gravesites of Southern Musicians

Gravesites of Southern Musicians

Author: Edward Amos Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

This book is a cultural tour of the burial places of Southern musicians. It honors the men and women that formed modern American music. Detailed here are the gravesites of more than 300 blues, country and rock musicians through the South from New Orleans to Kentucky. The gravesites of well-known musicians such as Bill Monroe, Tammy Wynette, Duane Allman and Mahalia Jackson are visited, as well as the final resting places of dozens of less well known, but vitally important, American musicians. Many pictures of gravesites are included, along with specific directions to burial sites. The book is especially thorough in relation to the most important cities in Southern music-Nashville, New Orleans and Memphis. There are numerous side trips through Cajun country, blues related sites in Mississippi, old time country musicians' final resting places throughout Alabama and North Carolina, and many other places in all the states of the South.