(Ray, Johnnie). Whiteside, Jonny CRY: The Johnnie Ray Story
New York: Bartholomew House, Inc., (1994). 1569800138 / 9781569800133 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-lettered blue cloth shelfback over terra-cotta boards; in a fine, as-new photo-pictorial dust jacket. 445 pages, including index. Illustrated on coated stock inserts.
Bio of one of the wildest and unlikelist of pop stars. Dubbed the missing link between Sinatra and Elvis, Ray was virtually deaf, bisexual, a hard drinker, and linked in scandal sheets to columnist Dorothy Kilgallen and Mrs. Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner.