Caught Up in the Fable: A Tale of Rock and Roll

Caught Up in the Fable: A Tale of Rock and Roll

by Neil Feineman, John Richard Diaz

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Overview

John Diaz has been to rock'n'roll hell and back too many times for comfort. Now, in this book, he takes an unflinching look back and reveals what a life in the music business really looks like.Along the way, you'll meet Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, Neil Young, Pink Floyd, the Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers, ZZ Top, David Bowie, Billy Idol, Cyndi Lauper, Eddie Vedder, Colonel Tom Parker, and a Burning Man.You'll see Woodstock from the main stage, witness the birth of music videos and, years later, the eventual death of the music industry by mp3. Then, just when you think it's over, a plane falls from the sky and a drug buy goes bust. And then things get really strange.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692331255
Publisher: John R. Diaz
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

John Diaz has been at the epicenters of contemporary music, media, and entertainment since the first day at Woodstock, where he talked his way into becoming a stage manager, all the way through a storied role in the rise of the music video, the development of the concert film for television and the big screen, and the dawn of the digital revolution. He has worked extensively with virtually every musical legend, including Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, the Allman Brothers, ZZ Top, and Sting. He is married to the artist, Nancy Louise Jones. This is his first book.

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