Joy McKean Riding This Road (The Book)
My Story... Travelling with Slim Dusty, Performing, Singing and Song Writing.
Australia's Queen of country music, Joy McKean, takes us on the road of her life. This is the story of Joy's career as a performer and song writer, her decades of touring around Australia and her marriage of more than fifty years to Slim Dusty.
Award-winning songwriter and musician Joy McKean wrote many of her husband Slim Dusty's most famous songs and won the first Golden Guitar awarded at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Now, for the first time, Joy explores her own life from childhood to the present, fifty years of marriage to Slim, songwriting, recording and touring, while raising their children Anne and David.
Joy reveals an Australia that has long gone, when she and Slim and their band would load up trucks and caravans and drive across the country, putting on a show in every town, then moving on to do it all again the next night, and winning legions of fans along the way.
Inspiring and entertaining, Joy takes us into the heart and soul of her life of music and memories.
Number Of Pages: 352;
Published: 29th April 2014;
Publisher: Hachette Australia;
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.3 x 2.6;
Weight (kg): 0.5