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Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo & Eddie, and Frank Zappa, Etc.
3.81
liked it
Everything you expect from Howard Kaylan and more. The man has lived several lives at both the forefront and on the periphery of the music industry fi ...more
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Apr 24, 2013
 
Sonic Boom! the History of Northwest Rock, from Louie, Louie to Smells Like Teen Spirit
3.58
really liked it
Peter Blecha (or Backbeat Books) should have put the Sonics, with perhaps a small of inset of Pat O' Day, on the front cover. However, I realize they ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Aug 06, 2009
 
Surf Beat: Rock 'n' Roll's Forgotten Revolution
3.88
really liked it
Surf Beat does a commendable job of providing the cultural context for the three waves of surf music. One of the strong points is the author provides ...more
Sep 04, 2011
Jun 02, 2011
 
Everything's Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals
3.81
really liked it
Little did I know of this world that existed from the '50s through the '80s where not only Broadway-style musical shows were produced extolling the vi ...more
not set
Oct 30, 2013
 
Born In The U.S.A.: Bruce Springsteen And The American Tradition
3.53
it was ok
I have never "got" Springsteen and I can take or leave his music. Interested to see if this will bring more understanding of a man who appeared to be ...more
May 18, 2011
Apr 28, 2011
 
Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
4.02
really liked it
Anyone who references Caillou and Cooter in the same sentence gets an extra star with me! Heartfelt writing and fun stories abound while connecting to ...more
not set
Oct 28, 2010
 
Are We Not New Wave?: Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s
3.31
liked it
While it falls into some expected academic claptrap, it's worth checking out of the library for the Greg Shaw mentions and Cateforis' accounts of "new ...more
May 09, 2012
Dec 12, 2011
 
Punk USA: The Rise and Fall of Lookout! Records
3.38
really liked it
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Dec 19, 2015
Apr 01, 2015
 
Yes, Phoenix Had Music In The Sixties!
3.00
liked it
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Oct 15, 2008
 
Sixties Rock: Garage, Psychedelic, and Other Satisfactions
3.00
really liked it
None
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Oct 15, 2008
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