Interviews, Reviews, Photos from Vancouver's Underground Press 1970-1973
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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 116 pages|
|Other Information: ||black & white illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 15 May 2014|
From 1970 to 1973 Underground Press rock critic Rick McGrath interviewed, reviewed and photographed many of the musicians who visited or lived in Vancouver, British Columbia, for the alternate newspapers The Georgia Straight, The Grape and The Terminal City Express. In Straight Man Rick revisits those days of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll with interviews with the likes of Led Zeppelin (1971) Van Morrison (1971) Elton John (1971) Fleetwood Mac (1971) Jeremy Spencer's last interview Captain Beefheart (1971, 1973) Chicago (1970) Pentangle (1970) Mitch Ryder (1970) Kim Simmonds (1970) Gordon Lightfoot (1970) Luke Gibson (1972), Crowbar (1971 2X), Al Neil (1972) and Hall of Fame DJ Red Robinson (1972). Straight Man also includes articles of the Rolling Stones' movies Gimme Shelter and C**ksucker Blues, the complete Prisoner TV series and Sam Fuller's Shock Corridor... Plus unpublished photographs of Bob Dylan and The Band, Van Morrison, Larry Coryell, Tim Buckley and The Tubes. Straight Man is a revealing, informative and fun trip back to the early formative years of many of today's Rock superstars.
27.9 x 21.6 x 0.6 centimetres (0.33 kg)|
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