Dave Hoekstra's legends of music, Vol. 1

(eBook edition)

Dave Hoekstra has had some memorable conversations with American music-makers in his nearly 30-year run at the Sun-Times. With this book, you'll hear about Chess Records songwriter/bassist/producer Willie Dixon, an architect of contemporary blues and 1960s rock 'n' roll, and the courage of Chicago's Curtis Mayfield after he was paralyzed from the neck down in a 1990 concert.... See more details below.

Overview

Dave Hoekstra has had some memorable conversations with American music-makers in his nearly 30-year run at the Sun-Times. With this book, you'll hear about Chess Records songwriter/bassist/producer Willie Dixon, an architect of contemporary blues and 1960s rock 'n' roll, and the courage of Chicago's Curtis Mayfield after he was paralyzed from the neck down in a 1990 concert. You'll read about Merle Haggard recalling the seeds of the Dust Bowl and see the Staple Singers confronting racism. James Brown talks about making instruments in jail, and Steve Earle describes his journey to hell and back with measured eloquence.

Product Details

Publisher: Chicago Sun-Times
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Format: eBook
File size: 2.8 MB