Synopses & Reviews
and#147;For every successful local group that ever packed the Fillmore, Avalon, or Winterland Ballrooms, there were dozens of overlooked, and much better, groups that also hailed from the City by the Bay.and#8221; Explore the primitive, rocking rhythm and blues of the fifties, the garage and psych of the sixties, and the seventies punk and new wave scenes with this definitive history of an unsung era. Spanning rock and rolland#8217;s first three decades, these were the bands left out of the history books. This second installment in the Scene History Series is essential reading for music history nuts and record collectors, and mandatory for all Bay Area devotees.
About the Author
Cory M Linstrum
is a Bay Area-based musician, writer and music historian. His written work has appeared in Ugly Things, Human Being Lawnmower
, as liner notes on record jackets and in his self-published fanzine Savage Damage Digest
. Among other projects he is currently at work on an in depth history of the Berkeley 1970's punk and new wave scenes. He lives in Alameda, CA with his wife and two children.