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The Johnnie Ray Story

Pete Grendysa, Bear Family box set, 1990

THE LONG WHITE limousine is rocking like a rowboat, engulfed by a stormy sea of screaming bobby-soxers. Waves of petticoated and sweatered girls break against the front of the theater like human surf, overwhelming security guards and hapless patrolmen. With hysteric frenzy, the mob is howling for their idol.

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