Take a Walk on the Dark Side: Rock and Roll Myths, Legends, by R. Gary Patterson

By R. Gary Patterson

Publish yr note: First released July sixth 2004
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i]Take a stroll at the darkish Side[/i] is the final word ebook for today's rock and roll fan: a desirable compendium of proof, fictions, prophecies, premonitions, coincidences, hoaxes, doomsday eventualities, and different city legends approximately a few of the world's such a lot liked and mysterious pop icons.

Updating, revising, and increasing on fabric from his cult vintage Hellhounds on Their Trail, Patterson deals up a tasty dinner party of odd and infrequently scary rock and roll stories, that includes the ironies linked to the tragic deaths of many rock icons, unsolved murders, and different stories from the "fell seize of circumstance."

Beginning with the fateful position the place it began -- a abandoned state crossroads simply outdoor Clarksdale, Mississippi, the place Robert Johnson made his take care of the satan -- in the course of the blood brother Holly curse (rock and roll's first nice tragedy) and past, this magnificent quantity uncovers a few of rock and roll's so much celebrated murders, twists of destiny, and decades-long streaks of undesirable success that defy rational clarification. inside of you'll locate:

Facts approximately Jimmy web page and the Zeppelin Curse.
• Chilling quirks of destiny within the fatalities within the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
• proof approximately Jimmy web page and the Zeppelin curse
• Chilling quirks of destiny surrounding the deaths of musicians within the Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd
• A provocative examine "The Club," club within which calls for an premature dying at age twenty-seven and whose inductees comprise Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin
• Cryptic messages in tune lyrics that experience proved eerily prophetic

Carefully researched, wildly stress-free, and sometimes harrowing, Take a stroll at the darkish Side takes the reader on a mysterious trip via rock and roll background.

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