The Resource Pretty paper : a Christmas tale, Willie Nelson & David Ritz, (electronic resource)

Pretty paper : a Christmas tale, Willie Nelson & David Ritz, (electronic resource)

Label
Pretty paper : a Christmas tale
Title
Pretty paper
Title remainder
a Christmas tale
Statement of responsibility
Willie Nelson & David Ritz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Willie Nelson's inspiring Christmas fable, based on his holiday classic "Pretty Paper." More than fifty years ago, Willie Nelson's beloved Christmas song "Pretty Paper" first hit the airwaves. And for all these years, Willie has wondered about the real-life Texas street vendor, selling wrappings and ribbons, who inspired his song. Who was this poor soul? What did his painful trials say about our loves, our hopes, our dreams in this holiday season--and in the rest of our lives?It's the early sixties and Willie Nelson is down and out, barely eking out a living as a singer-songwriter. The week before Christmas, he spots a legless man on a cart, selling wares in front of Leonard's Department Store in Fort Worth, Texas. The humble figure, by the name of Vernon Clay, piques Willie's curiosity, but Vernon is stubbornly private and--despite Willie's charming queries--has no interest in telling his story. Willie is tenacious, though, and he eventually learns that Vernon is a fellow musician, a fine guitarist and singer.When Vernon disappears, he leaves behind only a diary, which tells an epic tale of life-altering tragedies, broken hearts, and crooked record men, not to mention backroad honky-tonks, down-home cooking, and country songwriting genius. Deeply moved and spurred on by Vernon's pages, Willie aims to give the man one last shot at redemption and a chance to embody the holiday spirit.From the Hardcover edition
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Willie
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3614.E44957
LC item number
P74 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by W. Brown
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ritz, David
  • Brown, W.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Musicians
  • Music trade
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Pretty paper : a Christmas tale, Willie Nelson & David Ritz, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (5 hr., 39 min., 50 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524708290
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
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6d169baf-40db-474d-8b13-444683e6042a
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)961260412
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Pretty paper : a Christmas tale, Willie Nelson & David Ritz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (5 hr., 39 min., 50 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524708290
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6d169baf-40db-474d-8b13-444683e6042a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)961260412
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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