Down The Crooked Road: My Autobiography by Mary BlackDown The Crooked Road: My Autobiography by Mary Black

Down The Crooked Road: My Autobiography

byMary Black

Hardcover | November 3, 2014

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The moving autobiography of the international star and Ireland's best-loved singer, Mary Black.
     For the last 25 years, singer Mary Black has been a dominant presence on the Irish music scene and has achieved international acclaim in Europe and the USA. She has shared stages, television shows and recording studios with some of the most revered performers -- from Van Morrison and Joan Baez, to Emmylou Harris and Mary Chapin Carpenter, and has played a frontline role in bringing Irish music, past and present, to an increasingly appreciative and ever-growing global audience. 
     Now, in her moving memoir, Mary takes us back to her early days, to the roots of her musical heritage. As she recounts her childhood memories and tells how music played an important role in the Black family home, we see how the young girl from Dublin went on to tour the world, sell millions of albums -- including No Frontiers, a triple platinum album -- and, with her beautiful singing voice, captured the hearts of millions around the world.
MARY BLACK was born into a musical family. Her father was a fiddler, her mother a singer, her brothers had their own musical group called The Black Brothers, and her younger sister Frances would go on to achieve great success as a singer in the 1990s. From this musical background, Mary began singing traditional Irish songs at the age o...
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Title:Down The Crooked Road: My AutobiographyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.54 × 6.26 × 1.17 inPublished:November 3, 2014Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1848271875

ISBN - 13:9781848271876

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Down the Crooked Road Havng been a fan of Marys fo many years, it has ben womderful to have an insight into her life and career. Well written with real feeling, I enjoyed every chapter and could not put it down.
Date published: 2015-09-01