Category Archives: Music

The Soundtrack Of My Life by Clive Davis

I loved reading The Soundtrack Of My Life; co-written by Anthony DeCurtis, because I love reading books about Rock and Pop Music. I found the book self-serving and DeCurtis isn’t the best writer. As a lawyer Davis served Columbia and … Continue reading

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Spider From Mars by Woody Woodmansey

Spider From Mars: My Life with Bowie is one of the better written Rock Biographies. Michael ‘Woody’ Woodmanssey was the drummer for David Bowie during his Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars era. As such, Woody played on the … Continue reading

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Petty by Warren Zanes

I enjoyed reading Petty: The Biography. I wish I had read this book before Tom Petty died. Every chapter was bittersweet. As a huge fan of Petty, every chapter brought back dozens of memories from my own life. The book … Continue reading

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Thanks A Lot Mr. Kibblewhite by Roger Daltrey

Needless to say I loved reading Thanks A Lot Mr. Kibblewhite. The Who are my favorite Rock artists. I didn’t know what to expect from this book. Roger comes across as a very down-to-earth guy. Maybe the only ‘regular guy’ … Continue reading

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Respect by David Ritz

Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin A candid look at a great soul singer and troubled woman. B+ 500 pages Amazon Book Preview of “Respect”

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We’ll Be Here For The Rest Of Our Lives by Paul Shaffer

We’ll Be Here For The Rest Of Our Lives: A Swingin’ Show-Biz Saga; co-written by David Ritz Paul Shaffer grew up in Thunder Bay. A nice Jewish boy whose parents filled his head with show business. The book follows him … Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors by Jerry Hopkins

Behind Closed Doors Jerry Hopkins was going to update, “No One Here Gets Out Alive” but was blocked by the members of The Doors. This mini-book contains the foreword and epilogue, which brings The Door’s story up to date. There … Continue reading

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