Marvin Rainwater:' Rockabilly King' died with 'no voice, no money'

Marvin Rainwater:' Rockabilly King' died with 'no voice, no money'
After war service in the US Navy, he performed with Roy Clark in the Rockin' Tommyhawks before making his name by winning a television talent show in 1955. He started mixing conventional Country & Western with the emerging, big-beat rockabilly sound, …
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The Short Sentence as Gospel Truth
Roy Peter Clark teaches writing at the Poynter Institute. He is the author of “Writing Tools” and “How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times.” A version of this article appears in print on 09/08/2013, on page SR12 of the NewYork edition with the …
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