Rockabilly Hall-of-Fame Inductee Mack Allen Smith's latest book is based on his 60+ years career as a honky-tonk singer/writer/recording artist, and the numerous singers, musicians, and writers he has kwn and shared a stage with during this period. Says Mack, My objective was to write a book that was different from others I had read in this genre. The ones I'd read were about singers, musicians, producers, etc., that the authors hadn't kwn personally prior to starting their books. Their only connection to the artists they were writing about was hearing their records on the radio. On the other hand, my goal was to write about people I'd kwn and shared a stage with, or at least knew them personally and had first hand kwledge of their careers in music. Having played or sung on a record was t a criteria for getting a spot in my book. Hence, the subtitle 'Kwn and Unkwn Stars I've Kwn.' Some are kwn throughout the music world for their accomplishments. Others never made it big in the music business, but, netheless, are stars to me.