Brad Dykens of sent this in:

“The Solie Chronicles,” the official biography of Gordon Solie, has finally been released.

The background material for this biography was found in Gordon’s personal files and taken from interviews with the people who knew him the best, including: Abdullah the Butcher, Adrian Street, Bill Newman, Bob Armstrong, Bob Roop, Bobby Simmons, Buddy Colt, C.J. West, Danny Hodge, Danny Miller, David Marquez, Dick Steinborn, Dory Funk, “Downtown Bruno” Lauer, Dr. Ken Ramey, Frankie Cain, Gene Kiniski, Harley Race, Ivan Koloff, Jack Brisco, Jack Welch, Jerry Prater [director and producer of Championship Wrestling from Florida], Jim Cornette, Jim Ross, Jimmy Hart, Jimmy Snuka, JJ Dillon, Joe Pedicino, Joe Turner, Lance Russell, Larry Zbyszko, Les Thatcher, Mike Graham, Mike Tenay, Rocky Johnson, Ron Garvin, Roy Lee Welch, Skip Gossett, Stan Hansen, Steve Keirn.

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Information in PDF format can be downloaded from:

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