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Steedy

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I love the Bakersfield sound and Buck Owens so this is a book I'd probably enjoy. Just as much, if not more so, I'd be interested in learning more about Don Rich, Owens' right hand man. What a fantastic talent he was!

If you don't already know them you should check out The Derailers. They were a great band that fully embraced the Bakersfield sound. Their best years were 1995-2003 when founding member Tony Villanueva was still part of the group. They even released an album titled, "Under The Influence Of Buck".

I just now saw this reply. There's a lot of good stuff about Don Rich in the Buck 'Em book. I'll have to check out The Derailers!

Also, just finished reading 'Skydog: The Duane Allman Story' by Randy Poe. It's a great biography of Duane Allman, and a good history of the Allman Brothers Band.
 

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just finished Mary Trump's book Too Much Is Never Enough.

Oh my god.
 

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The Weapon Shops of Isher by A. E. van Vogt.
Not enjoying this one. I read the novella it was based on in a big anthology of Golden Age SF and its just that same novella with bits tacked on to make a novel (a fix-up)
 

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"Roadside Picnic" by a couple of Russian guys. Excellent English translation and somewhat reminiscent of the movie, "The Gods Must Be Crazy".
 

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Don Quixote

Most Hawaiian book I've ever read

Must be the best book ever written
 

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Murder In Old Bombay by Nev March. Interesting whodunnit that also describes the social conditions of that era. Protagonist is of half Indian half British birth.
 

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Fat-Tire Flyer: Repack and the Birth of Mountain Biking by Charlie Kelly. Really interesting and detailed account of the early days of mountain biking in the US.
 

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I am almost finished working my way through a three year backlog of AARP magazines. They are in random chronological order, so it’s a bit surreal to read an issue or article that was written pre-Covid-19, followed by one published two months ago. What I find most interesting is that the number of references to stress (on multiple levels) is pretty much consistent throughout all of the published issues over the past three years.