Blues is the mother of all music. Blues is Robert Johnson, Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters. Blues is "One Bourbon, One Scotch and One Beer." Everybody gets the blues...
Backstage Passes and Backstabbing Bastards is producer and sideman extraordinaire Al Kooper’s very funny, highly-readable and very honest memoir. The man behind the opening organ riff of “Like A Rolling Stone” and the French horns in “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” leaves a likewise indelible mark on the rock book business with this early-entry no-holds barred account of a life in rock’n’roll.more