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Country Star Moe Bandy to Release Autobiography

Title: Lucky Me
Author: Moe Bandy with Scot England
Release Date: January 26, 2018

Moe Bandy’s highly-anticipated autobiography, Lucky Me, is set to release January 26, including a foreword written by former First Lady Barbara Bush.

Told in Bandy’s own words, Lucky Me includes backstage stories of other country music legends, the tale of the duo “Moe and Joe”, his battle with alcoholism, his love of the rodeo and details of his 30 year friendship with President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush.

“The main reason I did this book was for my great grandchildren,” says Bandy. “I wanted to give them a true record of the life that their grandpa Moe lived. The title Lucky Me was the title of my most recent album, but I think it is the perfect title for my life story. It really illustrates how blessed I am in my life and my career. I am so grateful to live the life I have today.”

Former First Lady Barbara Bush is thrilled to be a part of such a special project, saying, “You will love this wonderful story of a Texas boy who never gave up on his dreams. He and his music are true American icons, and we are grateful he came into our lives. When you finish reading his life story, you’ll feel like he has come into yours.”

The deluxe, hardcover Lucky Me includes 200 rare photos from Moe’s personal collection.

“I wanted the book to be entertaining. And I wanted it to be honest. I think we accomplished both of those things. I am very proud of it. I hope my fans will be proud of it. And I hope my great grandkids will be proud of their ol’ grandpa.”

Moe Bandy’s country music accomplishments are many, including 10 #1 songs, 40 Top Ten hits, 5 Gold Records and numerous ACM and CMA Awards. He started his recording career while he was a sheet metal worker in San Antonio, Texas, but after a decade of hard labor, Moe Traded his sheet metal for Gold albums. In the mid-seventies when the country pop Kenny Rogers, John Denver and the outlaw sound of Waylon and Willie was all the rage, along came the traditionalist Moe Bandy.

The Texas singer with twin fiddles and steel guitar in the band kept Texas-style Honky Tonk music alive, but it wasn’t easy. In 1972, Moe met record producer Ray Baker on a hunting trip and convinced him to listen to some demo tapes he had made. Baker agreed to produce Moe if he was willing to pay for recording sessions. Moe agreed and out of that session came Moe’s first hit song “I Just Started Hatin’ Cheatin’ Songs Today.”