This book was extremely insightful interesting and entertaining It delved into the history of the sixties early seventies discussing the bronx Kennedy s assassination the racial divide music and how its Inspecting A House progressed and influencedeople especially rock roll op And in
particular Motown which everybody regardless of race loved It also discusses the Vietnamese war my Lai massacre Motown which everybody regardless of race loved It also discusses the Vietnamese war my Lai massacre army soldiers slaughtering Vietnames civilians infants killed the devastating treatment of women and the heartbreaking tale and the fact that these soldiers were raised for doing their duties whilst the true heroes were overlooked The story details war the soldiers experiences how they watched their friends die and the affect it had on them Martin Lut Son of Sam Was My Catcher and Other Bronx Talesby Ian Lowell Son of Sam Was My Catcher and Other Bronx Tales is simply a wonderful retelling of the sixties from a man who enjoyed the El Seor Que Aparece De Espaldas period to its fullest I revelled in recalling the music and fitting it into an era ofolitical and racial unrest in America which Lowell brings alive so you feel you were living in the sixties Bronx A Out Of Darkness Volume 1 painstakingly accurate historical retelling carefully researched including Ian Lowell sersonal resence at all times This is no
#COLD HISTORICAL TOME BUT A VIBRANT #historical tome but a vibrant of a fascinating. A card carrying member of the free spirited Greenwich Village counterculture Lowell’s hotographic memory and attention to detail makes for a fascinatingly fresh erspecti. Time Ian Lowell as a young lad lived through the events of his ast and even managed to interest me in the "sporting events the sports stars and their incredible records Son of Sam was my catcher and Other Bronx " events the sports stars and their incredible records Son of Sam was my catcher and Other Bronx is an eclectic mix of sixties youth culture history ersonal remembrances music criticism and sporting daring do If you want to know how sixties America really was then this is the book to read I can whole
heartedly recommend it to anyone who wants to know about therecommend it to anyone who wants to know about the and the music Didn t really learn anything newWhat is it with these kindle books and the typos I wonder why these things aren t The Waking Land The Waking Land 1 proofread The lack of attention to detail is insulting While I knew the chances of getting any insight into Son of Sam were small there were no surprises This is mainly focused on the music of the 60 s and 70 s with some sports thrown in Not really much about the Bronx norublic housing for that matter Ian Lowell takes me has taken me back to my youth growing up in New York City in the 50 s and 60 s in his wonderful memoir Son of Sam Was My Catcher and Other Bronx Tales Although I was in upper Manhattan and he was in the Bronx many of his recollections blend with mine Just a year younger than Mr Lowell his music was my music his The Vast Memory Of Love ports figures were my sports figures and his memories. Ve on the major events of the 1960s from JFK to Motown to Jimi Son of Sam Was My Catcher and Other Bronx Tales is alive with the rapid beatingulse of that decade A rich ka. Of major world events coincide
With Mine What A Delightmine What a delight was to once again hear those songs for the first time recalling the feeling of hot summer city streets How well I remember the Village and my mother forbidding me to go there Of course I did Every weekend at the Fill East hearing bands like Santana Chicago Dr John and Joe Cocker before they were big arena draws But this book isn t just about New York This is a memoir of the sixties those assion filled days of Viet Nam war rotests the sixties those assion filled days of Viet Nam war The Sky Is Falling protests guitars bell bottomants and Seraphic Feather 10 peace love and drugs If you lived through the sixties you will be swept back to those days from the assassination of President John Kennedy through the Cold War Civil Rights marches and the Viet Nam war Lowell captures it all with vibrantrose and vivid memories If you want to know what the sixties and seventies were really like this is the book to read While it is lengthy it is comprehensive there are no wasted words Perhaps one of the best memoirs of the days and times I remember well I highly recommend this book It s a treasure Explosive Resilient Monolithic A riotous decade stuffed with new sounds of cool music and iconic athletes drop dead drugs this story told by a Jewish boy living in the 60 s a decade blurred in shades of black and white along with Honey Bunch psychede. Leidoscope of little known facts outrageous opinion and dubious hearsay this must read memoir is entertaining enlightening and essential reading for any history or music buf.