Monday, March 28, 2011


Although music is what drives this blog,I would be remiss if I neglected the written word's role in understanding what makes us clap our hands,stamp our feet , or of course fling oneself off  the edge of a stage into a crowd. Therefore, I shall from time to time mention books that I've found to be good reads. Starting with these:

Standing In The Shadows Of  Motown by Dr. Licks - the story of Motown's legendary studio band ,particularly bassist James Jamerson.

British Invasion : How The Beatles And Other '60s UK Groups Conquered America by Bill Harry -  an in depth study of  how these acts influenced U.S radio, television and other media.

Anything by ex-pat British writer David Thompson - He's yet to write a bad book on all things rock and soul.

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