Jajouka Rolling Stone: A Fable of Gods and Heroes
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Jajouka Rolling Stone: A Fable of Gods and Heroes

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This strange, fascinating tale, by the author of Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga, tells the story of the Master Musicians of Jajouka, in Morocco, whose sounds have influenced the works of William S. Burroughs and the Rolling Stones.
Hardcover, 297 pages
Published August 3rd 1993 by Random House
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Davis is a journalist who made his name with “Hammer Of The Gods” about life on the road with Led Zeppelin back in the day as they say to borrow a phrase that was old and tired before it’s time, HOTG is considered one of the notorious day-in-the-life of a rock ’n roll band at the top of its game. This is the same band BTW made notorious for the “Mud Shark Incident that Frank Zappa parodied on the “The Mothers of Invention Live at the Fillmore” from 1971 but I digress.
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Quelqu'un m'avait fait écouter l'album que Brian Jones avait enregistré avec les musiciens de Jajouka "Brian Jones Presents the Pipes of Pan at Joujouka". Mais j'avoue l'avoir écouté d'une oreille distraite Jusqu'au moment où je tombe sur ce bouquin tout à fait par hasard et ça me revient de suite puisque l'auteur décrit justement la rencontre de Brian Jones avec les musiciens du village ainsi que l'album qui en résulta entre autres choses
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