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White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s

White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s

Author: Joe Boyd
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When Muddy Waters came to London at the start of the '60s, a kid from Boston called Joe Boyd was his tour manager; when Dylan went electric at the Newport Festival, Joe Boyd was plugging in his guitar; when the summer of love got going, Joe Boyd was running the coolest club in London, the UFO; when a bunch of club regulars called Pink Floyd recorded their first single, Joe Boyd was the producer; when a young songwriter named Nick Drake wanted to give his demo tape to someone, he chose Joe Boyd.

"'As a memoir of the enchanted Sixties, White Bicycles is among the elite...Exhilarating' Observer Music Monthly 'This engaging and readable book is an important addition to the history of its time... terrific... pleasantly gossipy' Hanif Kureishi, New Statesman 'A vivid eye-witness account... pulses with the mad enthusiasms of its period and its author' Robert Sandall, Sunday Times 'Boyd's pages abound with astute observations and fascinating personal detail... a transport of delight' Independent on Sunday 'If there's such a thing as living a perfectly timed life, then Joe Boyd has managed it... impossible to put down' Q"
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General Fields

  • : 9781852424893
  • : Profile Books
  • : Serpent's Tail
  • : October 2007
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joe Boyd
  • : Paperback
  • : 288