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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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Books for Everyone on Your List

Books make wonderful gifts for everyone on your list. Here are a few suggestions to get you started. We encourage you to visit your local bookseller, especially on Small Business Saturday (Nov 29), or e-mail info@treasurechestbooks.com to find these and many … Continue reading

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Ghost Riders Launch Party

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From Lawrence Welk to Gorlock, Everyone Records “Ghost Riders in the Sky”

By Jim Turner “Ghost Riders in the Sky” has to be one of the most recorded songs in history, its global popularity spanning more than half a century. The range of artists who recorded it is even more remarkable, from … 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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Ghost Riders in the Sky now available

Ghost Riders in the Sky: The Life of Stan Jones, The Singing Ranger, by Michael K. Ward is now available! Scene: Death Valley National Monument in 1947. A handsome young park ranger named Stan Jones idly plucks his guitar, looks … Continue reading

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