In Welcome to Groove House by Jill Meniketti, Mike Mays is a rock star that shined brightly and burned out hard. When his daughter kicks him off of her couch, Mike has nowhere to go but to a home for aging rock stars called “The Groove House.” Is he too far gone to ever come back?
Here Comes the Night by Joel Selvin is the tragic story of a key personality in the 1960s and comprehensive account of the Rhythm and Blues business. Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues covers a myriad of popular artists and the surprising hidden stories of their careers and most popular songs.
In Soul’d Out by G.E. Butler, Beatrice Ball has been famous for a long time and her overprotective mom has sheltered her from much of the music world. She and her friend, Nic, have taken to “ghosting” (going out disguised). One ill-fated night, Nic takes Bea to a party given by a notorious host and, by morning, Nic is dead. What follows is a murder mystery involving a child pornography ring and, for Bea, a side of the music industry she never wanted to see.
Publication Date: October 26, 2010 (Kindle Edition)
Life by Keith Richards and James Fox is a memoir. Keith Richards was born in 1943 in Dartford, Kent as the only child of Bert and Doris. He is the guitar player in the band the Rolling Stones. He is notorious for his drug use and also for the claim that the strangest thing he ever snorted was his father’s ashes. This book is about his life, the Rolling Stones, his drug use and everything else he thinks to talk about. Spoiler alert, he comes out of Life alive.