By Steve Katz
But his memoir is extra Portnoy’s Complaint than the lurid party-with-your-pants-down memoir that has turn into the norm for rock ’n’ roll books. It’s a good and private account of a lifestyles on the fringe of the spotlight—a privileged vantage element that earned him a piece extra objectivity and earnest outrage than loads of his colleagues, who have been too a long way into the scene to put any sincere witness to it. Set in the course of the Greenwich Village folk/rock scene, the Sixties’ such a lot celebrated venues and live shows, and in the back of closed doorways on overseas excursions and grueling studio classes, this can be the not going tale of a rock superstar as nerd, nerd as rock famous person, a pleasant Jewish boy who obtained to take a seat on the cool kid’s desk and rating the new chicks.
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Blood, Sweat, and My Rock 'n' Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star? by Steve Katz