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The Resource Ryan Adams : Losering, a story of Whiskeytown, David Menconi

Ryan Adams : Losering, a story of Whiskeytown, David Menconi

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Ryan Adams : Losering, a story of Whiskeytown
Title
Ryan Adams
Title remainder
Losering, a story of Whiskeytown
Statement of responsibility
David Menconi
Title variation
  • Losering, a story of Whiskeytown
  • Story of Whiskeytown
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Before he achieved his dream of being an internationally known rock personality, Ryan Adams had a band in Raleigh, North Carolina. Whiskeytown led the wave of insurgent-country bands that came of age with No Depression magazine in the mid-1990s, and for many people it defined the era. Adams was an irrepressible character, one of the signature personalities of his generation, and as a singer-songwriter he blew people away with a mature talent that belied his youth. David Menconi witnessed most of Whiskeytown's rocket ride to fame as the music critic for the Raleigh News & Observer, and in Ryan Adams, he tells the inside story of the singer's remarkable rise from hardscrabble origins to success with Whiskeytown, as well as Adams's post-Whiskeytown self-reinvention as a solo act. Menconi draws on early interviews with Adams, conversations with people close to him, and Adams's extensive online postings to capture the creative ferment that produced some of Adams's best music, including the albums Strangers Almanac and Heartbreaker. He reveals that, from the start, Ryan Adams had an absolutely determined sense of purpose and unshakable confidence in his own worth. At the same time, his inability to hold anything back, whether emotions or torrents of songs, often made Adams his own worst enemy, and Menconi recalls the excesses that almost, but never quite, derailed his career. Ryan Adams is a fascinating, multifaceted portrait of the artist as a young man, almost famous and still inventing himself, writing songs in a blaze of passion
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Biography type
individual biography
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10153967
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Dewey number
  • 782.42166092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML420.A257
LC item number
M46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
discographies
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True
Series statement
American music series
Target audience
adult
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Losering, a story of Whiskeytown
Label
Ryan Adams : Losering, a story of Whiskeytown, David Menconi
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes discography : pages [195]-199
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn783173281
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
202 pages
Isbn
9780292725843
Isbn Type
(paperback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012020600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)783173281
Label
Ryan Adams : Losering, a story of Whiskeytown, David Menconi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes discography : pages [195]-199
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn783173281
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
202 pages
Isbn
9780292725843
Isbn Type
(paperback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012020600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)783173281
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