1964-1974: A Decade of Odd Tales and Wonders
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|March 2020, Midwest Book Review, Small Press Bookwatch, The Biography Shelf Critique reports: An inherently fascinating read and a “must” for all Travis Pike fans, “1964-1974: A Decade of Odd Tales and Wonders” is a very special and unreservedly recommended addition to community and academic library Contemporary American Biography collections.” and Music Connection Magazine's report "...the prolific, multi-faceted Pike's development [with] ...over 170 photos and artifacts, which detail Pike's varying degress of success throughout his uinique career."|
|February, 2019, Goldmine Magazine’s Four-Star review reports: [1964-1974: A Decade of Odd Tales and Wonders “describes his artistic development while sharing stories of his performances over the course of a storied decade...in every sense, a remarkable reservoir of craft and creativity.”|
|2019 Shindig! Magazine’s Four-Star review reports: “Hundreds of photos and other promotional images accompany the text, plus lyrics and a superb Harvey Kubernik interview which further illuminates Pike’s ongoing journey. A fascinating read.”|
|Kent Kotal, in the forgottenhits602blogspot.com reports: “Travis has put together a very interesting recap of his life in the late ‘60s’ and early ‘70s’. . . told from an interesting perspective you don’t always see in rock biographies.” (Kent followed up a few days later with an audio clip from his radio tapes in Dodge City, Kansas, promoting the Fugs, Spirit...and TRAVIS PIKE’S TEA PARTY!!! It’s WBZ Boston from 1-20-1968,” a third of the way across the country and more than a half century ago.)|
|Winter, Issue #49, Ugly Things Magazine’s review reports: “Passionately told, it begins with Travis’ early exploits singing and playing around his native Boston...a dramatic, fun and dynamic reflection detailed through narrative, poetry, rhyme and the many lyrics included.”|
|Andy Pearson’s review in fearandloathingfanzine.com reports: “He [Travis Pike] may not be the best-known name from the Beat music of the Sixties, but his tale is unique, intriguing and very well-told...I wholeheartedly recommend this book to anyone with a real interest in Beat music and great stories.”|