Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Roy Acuff: The Smoky Mountain Boy” as Want to Read:
Roy Acuff: The Smoky Mountain Boy
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Roy Acuff: The Smoky Mountain Boy

5.0 of 5 stars 5.00  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  1 review
"An important and especially fitting tribute."-Country Music Magazine

"One of the best studies of a country music personality that has been issued to date."-The Journal of Country Music

"Must reading for fans, scholars, or anyone who has more than a passing interest in Roy Acuff."-The Nashville Banner

"When a king dies, the people of the land proclaim, 'The King is dead! Long
...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 28th 1993 by Pelican Publishing Company (first published 1978)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Roy Acuff, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Roy Acuff

Community Reviews

(showing 1-9 of 9)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Garrett Cash
Of all the country music biographies I have read, none has made me feel as if I know the subject better than Elizabeth Schlappi does in her detailed yet fascinating account of the larger than life story of Roy Acuff. Ronnie Pugh's biography of Ernest Tubb left me feeling like I had just trudged through a swamp of intensive detail concerning things like the exact dates of tons of recording sessions and all the names of who played on them. When I got to the end, I felt like the only real thing I l ...more
Karst Jaarsma
Karst Jaarsma marked it as to-read
Apr 07, 2015
C. Banister
C. Banister marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2015
Josh Dingler
Josh Dingler marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2014
Mom
Mom marked it as to-read
Aug 13, 2012
Mahlon
Mahlon marked it as to-read
Oct 28, 2008
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book