Rockin’ Reads – Don Felder

Don Felder is pure California. Blonde hair, tanned skin, whiter-than-white teeth. So it makes sense that this is the dude who wrote the famous guitar riff for The Eagles' smash hit Hotel California. Except, Felder was actually born in Florida and spent his childhood there (amoung other things, teaching fellow blonde southerner Tom Petty  to…
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Rockin’ Reads – John Lennon

John by Cynthia Lennon This memoir is completely gripping and possibly one of the best books written about John Lennon. There are anecdotes aplenty about the bespectacled one sitting at his piano at home and composing songs -  amazing stuff! Everything about that man is fascinating and hearing it all from the perspective the woman…
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Wildly masked

The earliest recollection of the use/s of masks dates back to prehistoric times in relation to the hunting of wild animals. It is assumed that in the Early Stone Age, the hunters wore animal masks in order to disguise themselves, making the hunt more sneaky and easier. At Watsonia Library we made animal masks for…
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Rockin’ Reads – Eric Burdon

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by Eric Burden The Animals emerged as one of London’s most popular groups in the swinging sixties and went on to conquer America as one of the forerunners of the British Invasion. Front-man Eric Burdon’s colourful memoir covers this fascinating period and beyond. Eric hangs with Hendrix at Woodstock, parties with Jim Morrison…
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Rockin’ Reads – Steven Tyler

Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? Steven Tyler Aerosmith's Demon of Screamin’ tells it like it is and holds nothing back, which is exactly what you’re looking for in this type of tell-all. He spills on backstage bickering and his antics with guitarist Joe Perry that led to the pair being dubbed the Toxic…
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