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Lost Rockers : Broken Dreams and Crashed Careers (Hardcover) (Steven Blush)

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Hit songs, record deals, sexual adoration, private jets, stretch limos, and wealth: these are the trappings of musical success. But the pop stars living these seemingly glamorous lives are the exceptions in the music business and not the rule. Standing in the wings, just off stage and waiting, are those many talented and deserving musicians who just barley missed their big break.Lost Rockers is about those musicians who at one point in time were on the verge of success but who never quite "made it." Some of them were so close they could taste it, and others never had a chance. To become a star you need: talent, charisma, dedication, intelligence, energy, intensity, and a helluva lot of luck. These are all pieces in the puzzle--and for these lost rockers, the stars just didn't align quite right. But the dawn of the 21st century offers these unknowns a chance for redemption. With new technologies offering easier ways of finding and listening to music, these artists might just be discovered anew by a generation of fans eager to mine the past in hopes of discovering something fresh.Timed with the release of a documentary film of the same name by acclaimed writer/ director Steven Blush,Lost Rockers offers a compelling narrative connecting the lives of different musicians and their strangely similar adventures in the entertainment industry. All of these almost-famous musicians have gripping backstories; they've also recorded some powerful music that you won't believe you've never heard. In our nation, it's all about second chances, so let's start diggin' in the crates at flea markets, garage sales, thrift shops, and swap meets, and uncover the lost secrets of America's rich musical heritage.
Number of Pages: 159
Genre: Music, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Composers + Musicians, Genres + Styles / Rock
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Steven Blush
Language: English
Street Date: March 8, 2016
TCIN: 50458973
UPC: 9781576877661
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-0407
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