Comin' Right at Ya: How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country, Or, the Often Outrageous History of Asleep at the Wheel

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Product Details

Price
$24.95
Publisher
University of Texas Press
Publish Date
Pages
200
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.6 X 0.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780292756588

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About the Author

RAY BENSONAustin, TexasBenson cofounded Asleep at the Wheel in 1970 and is the only remaining original band member. When he isn't playing with the Wheel, he's producing records, TV shows, and commercials; acting in movies; doing voice-over work; running a studio; and raising funds for numerous charities. He was named "Official Texas State Musician" in 2004 and "Texan of the Year" in 2011.DAVID MENCONIRaleigh, North CarolinaA former contributing editor for No Depression magazine, Menconi has been the music critic at the Raleigh News & Observer since 1991. He is the author of Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytown and coeditor of the American Music Series for the University of Texas Press.

Reviews

"Benson has a treasure trove of outlandish anecdotes, assorted nuggets of wisdom, and a deep and vast wealth of musical knowledge to share."--Jeff Strowe"PopMatters" (10/14/2015)
"The man is a trip, literally and figuratively . . . a real relaxin ride with a mellow fellow."--Liz French"Library Journal" (09/03/2015)"