Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Detroit City

Detroit Rock City: The Uncensored History of Rock 'n' Roll in America's Loudest CitySteve Miller provides an insider's look at the city of Detroit and its unrecognized role in the music industry by compiling the stories of participants such as Iggy Pop, Bob Seger, Alice Cooper, and more.  Each story is captivating and full of all sorts of details; everything from drugs to fights to betrayals. Major events are told from several perspectives, allowing the voices of each individual to come through. Band members discuss their beginnings and their eventual breakups over the years. This book reminds all that while Detroit wasn’t New York or LA, yet it created some of the best bands during the past 50 years.

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