Featured book – In search of Captain Beefheart – the blurb

Featured book – In search of Captain Beefheart – the blurb

 

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The sixties raged. I was young, crazy, full of hormones and wanting to snatch life by the balls. There was a life out there for the grabbing and it had to be wrestled into submission. There was a society full of boring amoral crap and a life to be had in the face of the boring, comforting vision of slow death on offer. Rock music vented all that passion. This book is a memoir of a life spent immersed in Rock Music. I was born in 1949 and so lived through the whole gamut of Rock. Rock music formed the background to momentous world events – the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, Iraq war, Watergate, the miners’ strike and Thatcher years, CND, the Green Movement, Mao and the Cultural Revolution, Women’s Liberation and the Cold War. I see this as the Rock Era. I was immersed in Rock music. It was fused into my personality. It informed me, transformed me and inspired me. My heroes were musicians. I am who I am because of them. Without Rock Music I would not have the same sensibilities, optimism or ideals. They woke me up! This tells that story

If you would like to read more it is available on Amazon.

In the UK:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Search-Captain-Beefheart-Opher-Goodwin/dp/1502820455/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1463475407&sr=1-1&keywords=Opher+in+search

In the USA:

Kindle
$2.99
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https://www.amazon.com/Search-Captain-Beefheart-Opher-Goodwin-ebook/dp/B00OHXSIQ4?ie=UTF8&keywords=opher%20in%20search%20of&qid=1463475923&ref_=sr_1_1&s=books&sr=1-1

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2 thoughts on “Featured book – In search of Captain Beefheart – the blurb

    • It is slightly revised Anna. Yes we are all well. Thanks for asking. The move is quite a lot of work. We’re just getting on top of it.
      I hope you are improving and your horrible pain is better?

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