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The Unauthorized Autobiography of Mike Ward, Part II

Several weeks ago, we ran a biography of the early life of Ghost Riders in the Sky author Mike Ward. He’s been on the road selling books, but he finally made the time to write the second half of the … Continue reading

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Mike Ward — Rock Star, Surfer, Ranger, and Author of Ghost Riders in the Sky

By Jim Turner Mike Ward was born in Pomona, California, during the Truman administration (1945–53) and grew up in Arcadia, an idyllic suburb of Los Angeles. He says the crowning achievement of his grade school years was when he “handily … Continue reading

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