Jeffrey Buckner Ford “River of No Return”
May 27th, 2008
Success rarely comes more spectacularly than it did to Tennessee Ernie Ford in the 1950s. After breaking into television on “I Love Lucy” in 1954, Ford’s recording of “Sixteen Tons” in 1955 became the fastest-selling single in the history of the recording business. Ford was an overnight major star. But there was a cost.
Now, in his book “River of No Return,” Ford’s son Jeffrey Buckner Ford lets us inside the family to see the fame, wealth and success, but also the other side of the coin.
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