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Kiss the Sky : My Weekend in Monterey for the Greatest Rock Concert Ever (Paperback) (Dusty Baker)
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For his eighteenth birthday, Dusty Baker's parents gave him a great present: Two tickets to the Monterey Pop Festival of June 1967, a three-day event featuring more than thirty bands, and use of the family station wagon for the weekend so young Dusty could drive down from Sacramento to the Monterey Bay Area. He was another young person, trying to take it all in, sleeping on the beach with his buddy, having the time of his life soaking up the vibe and every different musical style represented there. Baker's lifelong love of music was set in motion, his wide-ranging, eclectic tastes, everything from country to hip-hop. He also caught the Jimi Hendrix Experience, who put on such a show that to this day Baker calls Hendrix the most exciting performer he's ever seen. He went on to years of friendship with musicians from B.B. King and John Lee ****** to Elvin Bishop. This account grabs a reader from page one and never lets up.
Number of Pages: 161
Sub-Genre: Genres + Styles / Rock
Series Title: The Music That Changed My Life
Author: Dusty Baker
Street Date: November 10, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-7829
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