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What you want is in the limo : on the road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the year the sixties died and the modern rock star was born

Author: Michael Walker, (Music journalist)
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Walker revisits [three history-making tours in 1973] in memorable, all-access detail: he goes backstage, onto the jets, and into the limos, where every conceivable wish could be granted. He wedges himself into the sweaty throng of teenage fans (Walker himself was one of them) who suddenly were an economic force to be reckoned with, and he vividly describes how a decade's worth of decadence was squeezed into twelve  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Walker, (Music journalist)
ISBN: 9780812992885 0812992881
OCLC Number: 813539987
Description: xviii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Gentlemen, start your egos --
Hope I get old before I die --
Live from the Cooper Mansion --
Dancing days --
"We know how to make the money" --
On the road for forty days --
Let the show begin --
"She said she liked the way I held the microphone" --
"I'm just trying to get through this tour alive" --
Three for the road --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Michael Walker.

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"Walker revisits [three history-making tours in 1973] in memorable, all-access detail: he goes backstage, onto the jets, and into the limos, where every conceivable wish could be granted. He wedges himself into the sweaty throng of teenage fans (Walker himself was one of them) who suddenly were an economic force to be reckoned with, and he vividly describes how a decade's worth of decadence was squeezed into twelve heart-pounding, backbreaking, and rule-defying months that redefined, for our modern times, the business of superstardom"--Dust jacket flap.

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