George Miller is a freelance writer based in the North East of England. His first book One Night at the Palace featured as Sunday Times Sports Book of the Week and in the Independent's Top Ten Sports Book chart. This is the Way to Amarillo combines his interest in music with his passion for travel and adventure. He lives in Hexham, Northumberland with his wife Julia.
The mixture of music, travel and entertainment is a real winner - Ron Harman, Nashville Country Music Hall of Fame. Now, at last, I'll be able to find my way there! - Tony Christie. Fantastic idea, brilliantly written - Paul Paxton, BBC Look North. a refreshingly fun read for music lovers as well as travellers - Kathica.com. This book is wonderfully written - you would think you were there, savouring the excitement and atmosphere - Charles White (Doctor Rock, BBC Radio York). I loved A"This Is the Way To AmarilloA". What an inspired idea for a book! George has written a most entertaining and enlightening travel and musical journal about places featured in famous songs which we've all taken for granted. This compelling and unforgettable musical odyssey is essential reading for everyone who enjoys hearing popular music and also discovering the inspiration behind so many legendary recordings - David "Kid" Jensen. Readers will find it impossible to read this entertainingly informative travel book without starting to whistle, hum or sing snatches of many old favourites - To unearth facts about the places, people and lyrics of classics from The Eagles, Tina Turner, Muddy Waters, Ray Charles and Fats Domino, the Hexam-based author's musical odyssey took him on a 5,225-mile journey across 11 states which can lay claim to being the hotbed of American musical history - The Northumbrian.