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You Can't Put No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll

3.92 of 5 stars 3.92  ·  rating details  ·  108 ratings  ·  7 reviews
"Grizzard's latest collection features some of his best columns written--as usual--with his heart in Dixie and his tongue in his cheek."
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Now, the bestselling author of IF I EVER GET BACK TO GEORGIA, I'M GONNA NAIL MY FEET TO THE GROUND, presents another collection of his irreverent, hilarious, and biting columns on topics that begged for the full Grizzardian
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Published October 24th 1992 by Ballantine Books (first published 1991)
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Paul Pessolano
“You Can’t Put No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll” by Lewis Grizzard, published by Villard Books.

Category – Humor Publication Date – October 01, 1991

It is never too late to read Lewis Grizzard, even though he is no longer with us he will live on in his articles and books. Grizzard was a true Southerner, raised in Georgia, and graduated from the University of Georgia. However, one does not have to be a Southerner, from the South, or from Georgia to appreciate his wit and sometimes an a
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Janet
Oct 02, 2013 Janet added it
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This fell somewhere between 2 and 3 stars, close to 3 actually (for me).

It was interesting also in that it was published in 1991 and we get to see a lot about the current events (wars, politician scandals, etc...) of the time. As I lived through them all (although I am quite a bit younger than the author)I got things a lot more than if you hadn't seen those events live (as it were). It is amazing though how times seem to mirror each other in some of the events then and now. Still, you get the hu
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Kathryn
Signed copy. It's a collection of columns from the time, hit and miss in parts.
Joan
I guress I have read every book Lewis Grizzard wrote, but i wasnt' keeping records then. I'm sure I have read this one before, too, but I I just reread it. It wasn't his very best work -- or maybe he's just better in short doses. I loved his regular columns in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution back in the 70s and 80s. All his books are collections of individual columns. He was a funny man.
William
This was funny in a southern grits kind of way. You have to be from the south to appreciate some of Grizzard's humor and takes on life.
Shelly Nicholson
Dated material, but some of it had me laughing!
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American writer and humorist, known for his Southern demeanor and commentary on the American South. Although he spent his early career as a newspaper sports writer and editor, becoming the sports editor of the Atlanta Journal at age 23, he is much better known for his humorous newspaper columns in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a popular stand-up comedian & lecturer.

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