Live at the Fillmore East and West: Getting Backstage and Personal With Rock's Greatest Legends Getting Backstage and Personal With Rock's Greatest Legends, John Glatt
  • List: $20.99  |  Sale: $14.70
    Club: $10.49
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Live at the Fillmore East and West: Getting Backstage and Personal With Rock's Greatest Legends

Author: John Glatt

Narrator: Peter Berkrot

Unabridged: 13 hr 38 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 12/02/2014

Genre: Music - Genres & Styles - Rock

Synopsis

In 1968, rock promoter Bill Graham launched the Fillmore East in New York City and the Fillmore West in San Francisco, changing music forever. For three years, every major rock band played the Fillmores, performing legendary shows: Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Led Zeppelin, Cream, the Allman Brothers, and many more. John Glatt tells the story of the Fillmores through the lives of Bill Graham, Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, Carlos Santana, and an all-star supporting cast. Chronicling the East and West Coast cultures of the late 1960s and early 1970s—New York City with its speed, heroin, and the Velvet Underground versus San Francisco with the LSD-drenched Summer of Love—Glatt reveals how Graham made it all possible. But why did Graham shutter both Fillmores within weeks of each other in 1971, during the height of their popularity? Live at the Fillmore East and West reveals how Graham's claim that "the flowers wilted and the scene changed" was not quite the whole story.

Recommended

From Cradle to Stage Stories from the Mothers Who Raised Rock Stars, Virginia Grohl
From Cradle to Stage
by Virginia Grohl

While the Grohl family had always been musical—the family sang together on long car trips, harmonizing to Motown and David Bowie—Virginia never expected her son to become a musician, let alone a rock star. But when she saw him perform in ...

Narrator: Virginia Grohl
Published: 04/18/2017

Closer You Are The Story of Robert Pollard and Guided By Voices, Matthew Cutter
Closer You Are
by Matthew Cutter

The authorized biography of Robert Pollard, indie rock icon and founder of the music group Guided By VoicesRobert Pollard has been a staple of the indie rock scene since the early '80s, along with his band Guided By Voices. Pollard was a longtime g...

Narrator: Matt Amendt
Published: 08/21/2018

Eminent Hipsters, Donald Fagen
Eminent Hipsters
by Donald Fagen

A witty, revealing, sharply written work of memoir and criticism by the cofounder of Steely DanMusician and songwriter Donald Fagen presents a group of vivid set pieces in his entertaining debut as an author, from portraits of the cultural figures a...

Narrator: Donald Fagen
Published: 10/22/2013

Trouble Boys The True Story of the Replacements, Bob Mehr
Trouble Boys
by Bob Mehr

Based on all-new interviews and including 72 rare photos, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements is the definitive boigraphy of one of the last great rock 'n' roll bands of the twentieth century. Written with the participation of the grou...

Narrator: Mary Lucia
Published: 06/06/2017

The Wrecking Crew The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret, Kent Hartman
The Wrecking Crew
by Kent Hartman

If you were a fan of popular music in the 1960s and early '70s, you were a fan of the Wrecking Crew—whether you knew it or not.On hit record after hit record by everyone from the Byrds, the Beach Boys, and the Monkees to the Grass Roots, the 5...

Narrator: Dan John Miller
Published: 06/18/2012

This Is All a Dream We Dreamed An Oral History of the Grateful Dead, Blair Jackson
This Is All a Dream We Dreamed
by Blair Jackson

In This Is All a Dream We Dreamed, two of the most well-respected chroniclers of the Dead, Blair Jackson and David Gans, reveal the band’s story through the words of its members, their creative collaborators and peers, and a number of diverse ...

Narrator: Arthur Bishop
Published: 11/10/2015

Jim Morrison, Stephen Davis
Jim Morrison
by Stephen Davis

As the lead singer of the Doors, Jim Morrison’s searing poetic vision and voracious appetite for sexual, spiritual, and psychedelic experience inflamed the spirit and psyche of a generation. Since his mysterious death in 1971, millions more fa...

Narrator: Stephen Davis
Published: 01/01/2004

Sticky Fingers The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine, Joe Hagan
Sticky Fingers
by Joe Hagan

A delicious romp through the heyday of rock and roll and a revealing portrait of the man at the helm of the iconic magazine that made it all possible, with candid look backs at the era from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Elton John, Bono, Bruce Spring...

Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris
Published: 10/24/2017

Comfortably Numb The Inside Story of Pink Floyd, Mark Blake
Comfortably Numb
by Mark Blake

Mark Blake draws on his own interviews with band members as well as the group's friends, road crew, musical contemporaries, former housemates, and university colleagues to produce a riveting history of one of the biggest rock bands of all time....

Narrator: Graeme Malcolm
Published: 11/14/2017
{"id":"731718","ean":"9781494576394","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Live at the Fillmore East and West: Getting Backstage and Personal With Rock's Greatest Legends","subtitle":"Getting Backstage and Personal With Rock's Greatest Legends","author":"John Glatt","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Peter Berkrot","ubr_id":"731718","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"20.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"12.59","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Peter Berkrot","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 13 hr 37 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}