By Dave Morrell

ISBN-10: 1516871278

ISBN-13: 9781516871278

while Morrell was once simply slightly 21, he was once plucked from a low-level task at Warner-Elektra-Asylum’s New Jersey warehouse, relocated to new york and given a plum task as Warner Bros. files’ East Coast promoting guy. Dave takes readers alongside in this wild journey – getting excessive with Ron wooden at the back of a limo among stops at radio stations, crossing English rock act Jethro Tull over to a mainstream pop radio viewers with the damage hit “Bungle within the Jungle,” breaking new artist Maria Muldaur regardless of resistance from radio stations that deemed “Midnight on the Oasis” too steamy, witnessing David Geffen’s meltdown on the Planet Waves listening social gathering whilst he unearths out the label’s Bob Dylan advert ran too quickly in Billboard, introducing KISS to audiences with a occasions sq. kiss-a-thon judged through Kenny Rogers, getting Alice Cooper to talk at a PTA assembly and being whisked away to the Bahamas by means of Deep red, who had rented the Starship (a former United airways Boeing 720 jet), for an impromptu meet-and-greet with radio programmers.

Although hired by way of an enormous list label, Morrell resisted turning into one of many “suits” and remained a fan at middle, with a natural love of track – whatever that’s abundantly transparent in bankruptcy thirteen, while he and good friend Ron Furmanek are invited to John Lennon’s residence to display a few infrequent Beatles photos that Ron had got – and Lennon reciprocates by way of taking part in them an unreleased Beatles recording.

Elsewhere in 1974 The advertising guy manhattan urban, Morrell recounts how he witnessed the ultimate moments of Lennon recording the Rock N Roll album on the list Plant East and used to be pulled into electrical woman Studios to hear tracks recorded through Jimi Hendrix that the label later declined to release.

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