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Steve Goodman : facing the music : a biography

Author: Clay Eals
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English
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Diagnosed with a fatal disease at age 20, [Steve Goodman] managed to survive and thrive to write an anthem of his generation and become what many considered the most galvanizing entertainer of his time.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Steve Goodman; Steve Goodman
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Clay Eals
OCLC Number: 212626510
Notes: Originally published: Toronto, Canada : ECW Press, 2006.
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Biography) 2008
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: In his last, days, dying, he was more alive than ever / Studs Teckel --
There was nothing phony about Steve Goodman / Arlo Guthrie --
You offer your love and goodness to the world / Clay Eals --
Glad you're alive, spread it around May 21, 1984 --
Voice that brought you to the music 1948-62 --
He was a fireball of energy, he just exuded happiness 1965-68 --
This was the time to do it, either do it or don't 1969 --
His genius and humility were the magnets 1970-May 1971 --
It wasn't about ego or attitude, it was just this hunger May-December 1971 --
That's what it's like when you're not in it for the chips January-July 1972 --
I'll sing you a medley of Arlo Guthrie's his record July-December 1972 --
He was intent on engaging in severe acts of communication January 1973-June 1974 --
I want to sing to the widest variety of people I know of June 1974-December 1975 --
There is no one influence? Yeah, it's hectic eclectic 1976-February 1977 --
I'm going to communicate with you if it kills me March 1977-March 1978 --
He couldn't play to his audience because they wouldn't let him January 1979-April 1980 --
I hope to continue this search for what is called pop April 1980-July 1982 --
You're dead, you're alive, you're dead, you're alive ... July 1982-January 1984 --
You just don't understand, you don't get it, I've gotta do this February-September 1984 --
Big bang in the little shape ... this really vivid, burning coal September 1984-beyond.
Other Titles: Facing the music
Responsibility: by Clay Eals ; [preface by Studs Terkel ; foreword by Arlo Guthrie].

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Diagnosed with a fatal disease at age 20, [Steve Goodman] managed to survive and thrive to write an anthem of his generation and become what many considered the most galvanizing entertainer of his time.-Back cover.

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