John A’s Book: The Life and Times of Music Valley’s Visionary
“I’ll never forget the Palace or Mr. Hobbs, I love that man.”- Randy Travis
Foreword by MLB umpire, Joe West. Nashville, TN, January 8, 2018: Announcing the release of the biography of influential Nashvillian, John A. Hobbs. Drawn from more than fifty hours of recorded interviews, The Life and Times of Music Valley’s Visionary recounts the captivating life story of one of Nashville’s most influential citizens. Rising from the depths of poverty to become one of the most successful businessmen in Nashville’s history, John A. Hobbs is the visionary who created Music Valley, Tennessee.
Mr. Hobbs is considered by many to be the Country Godfather. This delightful book takes you on a guided tour through his incredible journey and will leave you inspired by his benevolence. Untold dozens of personal anecdotes, many of them told by John A. himself, will provide you with a uniquely told insider’s history of Music City and the people who helped build it.
When the last page is turned you might be compelled to read it all over again. A treasure on your nightstand for years to come, and a golden thread that will change your life forever.
“John A. has a heart of gold and I think the world of him.” – Tommy Lasorda (Former LA Dodgers Manager)
“The early days at the Nashville Palace were the turning point in my career. I’ll never forget the Palace or Mr. Hobbs, I love that man.”- Randy Travis (Country Music Singer)
“My daddy was a good man, but if I hadn’t had a father, I’d want one just like John. That’s how much I think of him”-Ricky Van Shelton (Country Music Singer)
“Thou shall never be another John A. Hobbs.”-Sam Lovullo (Hee-Haw Producer)
“If you can count your friends on both hands you are a rich man. John A. is therefore, the richest man I know.” – Joe West (MLB Umpire)
Book launch/signing party on January 25, 2018 at John A.’s restaurant (2421 Music Valley Drive) 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please contact Julie Richardsonat firstname.lastname@example.org. Buy your copy of the book at www.jahobbs.com (mysite) or at www.julierichardsonmusic.com
– Golden Country [WHISNews21]