Category: Music

What happened to the band Traffic?

An excerpt from the acclaimed book Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic’s Chris Wood by Dan Ropek CHAPTER 25 - THE BEGINNING OF THE END There is no light without shadow and no psychic wholeness without imperfection. To round itself out, life calls not for perfection but completeness; and for…

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Music Biography Books

Are you a fan of music biographies? We have some super titles for you to consider. Check these out!

Bob Dylan and President John F. Kennedy

An excerpt from Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined by Harold Lepidus John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States, in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 1961, during a snowstorm. Bob Dylan arrived in a snowbound New York four days later. Kennedy appeared in…

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The Bob Dylan – Neil Young Saga

An excerpt from Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined by Harold Lepidus: Bob Dylan and Neil Young are friends and mutual admirers. They have appeared on stage together numerous times, and have even referred to each other in their songs. Thrasher's Wheat is the premier Neil Young fan site.…

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We Want The World: Jim Morrison, The Living Theatre and the FBI

A Glimpse of Paradise and Jim Morrison

This chapter 2 excerpt was from We Want The World by Daveth Milton. * In about the middle of December ‘68, down on Santa Monica Boulevard, Jim Morrison was slumped in a chair with his feet up, reading November’s edition of the west coast activist magazine Ramparts.  Life had been…

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