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Featuring the music and stories of iconic Southern Rock bands such as the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker Band, the Outlaws, .38 Special, Wet Willie, Blackfoot, Grinderswitch and more. Through the words of the band members themselves in first-hand interviews, Southern Rockers takes the reader inside the histories of the artists who bring us this elcetic and captivating music.

Among those interviewed: Gregg Allman, Buddy Buie, Duane Betts, Abbie Caldwell, Jeff Carlisi, Mike Causey, Danny Chauncey, Charlie Daniels, Doug Gray, Jimmy Hall, Warren Hayes, Charlie Hargrett, Paul Hornsby, Judy Van Zant Jenness, Harriett Kilpatrick, Ed King, Al Kooper, Waylon Kreiger, Dru Lombar, George McCorkle, Ricky Medlocke, Rodney Mills, Wayne Moss, Berry Oakley, Billy Powell, Alec Puro, Artimus Pyle, Hughie Thomasson, Phil Walden, Jerry Wexler, Leon Wilkeson, Allen Woody, Donny Van Zant and Johnny Van Zant.


***Look for the new, updated version of this book published June, 2016, containing new material.***

Despite devastating personal tragedy; personnel changes due to the ravages of the road; the untimely deaths of seminal founding members; a variety of legal entanglements and internal bad blood, Lynyrd Skynyrd has continued to record, to tour, and to produce powerful, personal music. Freebirds is a behind-the-scenes chronicle of the group’s history, detailed with stories from the Skynyrd band as they talk with Marley, and her chats with those who were "there" with them. Skynyrd is a band whose music has not only prevailed but thrived, along its path to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Among those interviewed: Buddy Buie, Jeff Carlisi, Danny Chauncey, Charlie Daniels, Charlie Faubion, Randall Hall, Paul Hornsby, Judy Van Zant Jenness, Bob Johnson, Harriett Kilpatrick, Al Kooper, Ed King, Dru Lombar, George McCorkle, Rickey Medlocke, Rodney Mills, Billy Powell, Artimus Pyle, Hughie Thomasson, Donnie Van Zant, Johnny Van Zant and Leon Wilkeson.


With original contributions from over fifty artists, Tales from the Rock ‘n’
Roll Highway takes readers backstage, behind the scenes, into the studio, on the road, into the minds, and out on the street with anecdotes revealing the reality of living the rock and roll life.

Among those interviewed: Sam Andrew (Big Brother & the Holding Company), Robin Bachman (BTO), Eric Barao (The Cautions), Bobby Berge (guitarist), Rory Bloch, Eric Bostrom (Meat Puppets), Debbie Boyer (Austin Pettit Band), Robin Brock, Tom Brumshaw (guitarist), Dallas Bryant (Street Survivor), Mel Carter, Neal Casal, Johnny Chester, Mojo Collins, Dick Dale, Zak Daniels (Zak Daniels and the One-Eyed Snakes), John Marmaduke Dawson (New Riders of the Purple Sage), Lee Dorman (Iron Butterfly), Ray Dorset (Mungo Jerry), Steve Ellis, Frankie Ford, Tony Franklin (The Firm), Donna Frost, Gloria Gaynor, Nick Gilder, Andrew Gold, Supe Granda (Ozark Mountain Daredevils), Paul Gray (The Damned), Randall Hall (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Barry Hay (Golden Earring), Larry Hoppen (Orleans), Brian Hyland, Janis Ian, Jimmy Ibbitson (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), Jinno and Jagga (Analog Pussy), Marty Jourard (The Motels), Carol Kay, Ed King (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Al Kooper, Wayne Kramer (MC5), Tommy Mandel, Jocko Marcellino (Sha Na Na), George McCorkle (Marshall Tucker Band), Goldy McJohn (Steppenwolf), John McKuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), Barry Melton (Country Joe & the Fish), Terry Morris (author), Peter Noone (Herman's Hermits), John Novello (A Taste of Honey), Alice Nutter (Chumbawamba), Nigel Olsson, Panama Red (New Riders of the Purple Sage), Graham Parker (Graham Parker & the Rumours), Dan Peek (America), Andy Powell (Wishbone Ash), Prarie Prince (The Tubes), Rick Rose, Ralph Saez (Steel Panther), Justin Senker (Atlanta Rhythm Section), Scott Simon (Sha Na Na), Ken Skaggs (Glen Campbell Band), Chris Spedding, Rob Squires (Big Head Todd and the Monsters), John Strohm (Blake Babies), Lee Underwood, Violent Jay (Insane Clown Posse), Bruce Watson (Big Country), Kayt E. Wolf-Strong, Gary Wright and Rusty Young (Poco).


Join Together examines the importance of the rock festival and how each of the major festivals reflect the music and society of their time. Through a discussion of the music and artists; the evolution of the festival and the social climate as experienced by the various generations involved, the alternate universe of festivals emerges as an essential element of the rock and roll experience. Over ninety artists share their memories with Marley to make Join Together a unique, controversial, and involving trip through decades of compelling rock music.

Among those interviewed: Steve Wozniak, Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane), Klaus Voorman, Joe Sharino (Joe Sharino Band), Melissa Etheridge, Alex Del Zappo (Sweetwater), Fred Herrera (Sweetwater), Sam Andrew (Big Brother & the Holding Company), Gary Duncan, Stuart Chatwood (The Tea Party), Murray Foster, Doug Kershaw, Nathan Larson (Shudder to Think), John McEuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), Frank Marino (Mahogany Rush), Shawn Phillips, Lee Underwood, Tommy Chong, Jim Bogios (Counting Crows), Andy Bown, Peter DiStefano (Porno for Pyros), David Ellefson, Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield), Leo Lyons (Ten Years After), Tony McPhee (The Groundhogs), John Mayall, Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night), Eddie Money, Aesop Rock, Aleksi Ahokas (Rapture), Andrew W.K., Scott Avett (Avett Brothers), Matt Beck, Liz Berlin (Rusted Root), Oleg Bernov, Mats Bjorke (Mando Diao), Jimmy Carl Black, Rob Bochnik, Zip Caplan (The Litter), Kyle Castelliani (Nural), Steve Choi (RX Bandits), Gabe Dixon (Gabe Dixon Band), Thomas Dolby, Aimee Echo, Michael Ehre (Metalium), Keith Emerson (ELP), Mark De Gli Antoni, Greg Gillis (Girl Talk), Daniel Glass, Brian Godding, JJ Grey (MOFRO), Mike Supe Granda (Ozark Mountain Daredevils), Tommy Guindon, Larry Hoppen (Orleans), Michael Kang (String Cheese Incident), Matt Kelly (Dropkick Murphys), Jonas Kleiner, Kyoko (Mad Capsules Market), Drew Lamarche (Artificial Joy Club), Zia McCabe (Daddy Warhols), Goldy McJohn (Steppenwolf), Jason Miller (Godhead), Jocko Marcellino (Sha Na Na), Barry Melton (Country Joe & the Fish), Andy "Padre" Miller (The Big Wu), Amedeo Pace (Blonde Redheads), Max Pezzali, Dave Peters (Throwdown), John "Mister Zero" Picard (The Kings), Herman Rarebell, Craig Reid, Mike Relm, John Renbourne, Xavier Rudd, Dustin Schoenhofer, Silenoz (Dimmu Borgir), Patrick Simmons, Leigh Stephens, Shawn Smith, Johannes Strate, Dustin Tooker (Grade 8), Will Turpin (Collective Soul), Joebot Twopointoh (The Phenomenauts), Craig Wedren, Tony Joe White, Johnny Winter, Brenton Wood and Joana Zimmer.

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