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Backstage Passes & Backstabbing Bastards: Memoirs of a Rock 'N' Roll Survivor
DescriptionA rock 'n roll classic, back in print, updated and revised. One of the funniest rock memoirs ever, Al Kooper's legendary Backstage Passes is available again! Al's quirky life, from would-be teenage rocker, to crashing Bob Dylan's recording session and playing the organ on Highway 61, to forming Blood, Sweat, and Tears and masterminding the Super Sessions, it's all here...plus, in this updated version, Al rides with us all the way back to the end of the 20th century. There has never been a more w
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Yes but that was after Al Kooper had left (fired?) the band, they had a bunch of big hits with David Clayton-Thomas on vocals. Al put the band together and I think they fired him, he only did one album with them. Al wrote a very good book that explains the whole thing Wiki: "In the United States Child Is Father to the Man ... ... more
Thanks Bob. I know I read that story somewhere. I'll look for the book. Kooper was a remarkable figure. ... more
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