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Learn How to Yodel with World-Famous Yahoo-er Wylie Gustafson in How to Yodel: Lessons to Tickle Your Tonsils

“Wylie’s ability to cut loose sets him apart from
country’s self-conscious male stars.”
—USA Today

DUSTY, WASHINGTON—August 4, 2007—Come one, come all! From musical rebels and melodic daredevils to adventurous amateurs and untamed crooners, How to Yodel: Lessons to Tickle Your Tonsils ($9.95; Paperback with audio CD; September) by Wylie Gustafson, with illustrations by Robert Payne, offers everything you need to be the next Pavarotti of the Plains!

How to Yodel offers all the lessons, tips, techniques, and music you need to get that long-awaited degree in the high art of yodeling, while finally being able to bask in the attention of adoring fans and lovesick coyotes. In no time, you’ll be the next Vocal Virtuoso…Epiglottis Goddess…Yodeling Superstar!

Simple instructions, illustrations, and examples combined with the accompanying CD make it easy to learn the fine art of the yodel. Renowned country music artist and original Yahoo® yodeler Wylie Gustafson shares lessons, trivia, quotes, history, and other tidbits about yodeling, complete with hilarious sidebars. Once you understand the fundamentals, there’s nothing to quash the yodel-ay-eee-whooo in you!

Yodeler, songwriter, rancher, horseman, and world-famous “Yahooer,” Wylie Gustafson leads the musical outfit known as Wylie and the Wild West. The group has performed for the last fifteen years on stages including the Kennedy Center, the Grand Ole Opry, the National Folk Festival and the Lincoln Center. He has earned an international reputation not only through his recordings, but also from his appearances at Japan’s Country Gold Festival, three Australian tours, and a seven-week residency at Euro Disney. Gustafson’s famous voice has echoed in millions of homes as the prominent yodel in the advertising campaign. Wylie still gets up everyday and tends to the livestock on his ranch near Dusty, Washington.

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