Down in Orburndale

A Songwriter's Youth in Old Florida

by Bobby Braddock

Hardcover, 271 pages, Louisiana State Univ Pr, List Price: $24.95 | purchase

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Down in Orburndale
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A Songwriter's Youth in Old Florida
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Bobby Braddock

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A popular Nashville songwriter presents a lyrical, poignant, and whimsical memoir of growing up in Auburndale, Florida, sharing his memories of his childhood, playing rock 'n' roll in the Deep South of the early 1960s, his search for his true calling, and his decision to move to Nashville to pursue a career as a professional songwriter at age twenty-three.