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We Be Big: The Mostly True Story of How Two Kids from Calhoun County, Alabama, Became Rick and Bubba by Rick Burgess and Bill “Bubba” Bussey with Don Keith Book Review

We Be Big is a true story of Rick Burgess and Bill “Bubba” Bussey. They both grew up in Alabama.  Rick and Bubba shared how they became known as popular radio deejays. Rick and Bubba had to endure a lot of pain along the way. They had many doors shut in their faces. Rick and Bubba didn’t fit the “radio” format. They believed in being funny and they loved to talk in the early morning hours. They talked about their everyday lives, God, and politics live on the air. They didn’t like to play a lot of music during their shows. Other radio stations didn’t agree with the format of their show. Radio officials wanted them to fit the mold of other radio personalities and play listeners favorite music. But despite the criticism of radio officials, they never gave up what they believed in. Listeners went crazy and followed Rick and Bubba’s radio show. Some listeners even screamed Rick and Bubba’s name at other radio stations promotion events. The radio officials were wrong about how successful the radio show would become.
The book was interesting to read and learn about the lives of Rick and Bubba. I have never heard of them before reading this book. But I am glad I know them now! Rick and Bubba tried to break the radio mold and they eventually were successful. They never gave up trying to accomplish their dreams of being on the radio. They didn’t listen to their critics and let it bring them down. They kept getting back up no matter how many doors closed on them.
I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a good autobiography. The road wasn’t always easy for them but they survived and are helping lead more believers to Christ. This book also has a lot of humor in it because they like to be funny guys. So if you need a good laugh or just want to learn more about Rick and Bubba then pick up a copy!
“I received this book free from the publisher through the book review bloggers program.”

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