Carolina Dreams: The Musical Legacy of Upstate South Carolina. (Marshall Tucker Entertainmant, 1997) The book includes lots of great photos and history on The Marshall Tucker Band (and all the bands that they had prior to MTB) , Garfeel Ruff, Artimus Pyle, Hank Sugarfoot Garland, Esquerita, Marshall Chapman, David Ball, Don Reno, Aaron Tippin and many more... Star tributes to both Toy and Tommy Caldwell, many one on one interviews. Foreword written by Charlie Daniels and an introduction by Marshall Tucker's Doug Gray.
SOLD OUT! Although it may be available online at Amazon or eBay.
UPDATE February 2020!
My first book, Carolina Dreams: The Musical Legacy of Upstate South Carolina is long out of print, but you can now read it for a fraction of the cost of the original book. (Copies have been seen on eBay fetching over $100). I am happy to offer the eBook (PDF) version of the book for only $5, payable to my email via Paypal. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Just send me your e-mail address and I will "Drop Box" it to you!
"Michael B. Smith has written a definitive and informative piece from a local boy’s point of view. . . From blues to rock and roll, from the MTB to Hank Garland, he’s covered it all. The boy must have really done him homework. Hats off to you, Michael B."
- Charlie Daniels