Give them the gift of rock ‘n roll, the way you experienced it when everything seemed new, exciting, and ever-evolving. Give them the days of Shindig!, Hullabaloo, and Saturday Hop. Give them precious memories of hanging out at teen clubs, youth centers, and armories, listening to their favorite local bands and joining in the action themselves.
Whether you were part of a popular local band that recorded and opened for national acts, or if you never made it past your block or neighborhood parties, Savage Lost: Florida Garage Bands, The 60s & Beyond is your book. It’s all about your days. Not about superstars and platinum acts, but our classmates and ourselves, picking up guitars and drum sticks and trying to be the next Beatles, Rolling Stones, or Byrds. It’s about 45 RPM records, phonographs, AM radio, and the excitement of the 1960s. This book will bring back great memories for people who were there, and will also bring a smile to those whose fathers and, yes, grandfathers were aspiring to be the next John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
The 1960s are long gone, and as novelist Thomas Wolfe said, “you can’t go home again”. Many of the people and places that made us laugh, dance, and smile are gone in the physical sense, but in the mirror of our minds, they live on. Savage Lost is a touchstone to those times – happy, turbulent, joyous, rocking. It is a touchstone to YOUR times. The best years of your life.
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