Tag Archives: Mike Ward

Come See Us at The Tucson Festival of Books

It’s our favorite season in the Old Pueblo — spring flowers are blooming, the weather is beautiful, the Wildcats are off to the Big Dance, and it’s time for The Tucson Festival of Books, everybody’s favorite gathering for two days … Continue reading

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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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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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