Take a Walk on the Dark Side: Rock and Roll Myths, Legends, and Curses

Take a Walk on the Dark Side: Rock and Roll Myths, Legends, and Curses

R. Gary Patterson


Take a stroll at the darkish Side is the final word publication for present day rock and roll fan: a desirable compendium of evidence, fictions, prophecies, premonitions, coincidences, hoaxes, doomsday situations, and different city legends approximately a number of the world's such a lot liked and mysterious pop icons.
Updating, revising, and increasing on fabric from his cult vintage Hellhounds on Their Trail, Patterson deals up a tasty banquet of wierd and infrequently scary rock and roll stories, that includes the ironies linked to the tragic deaths of many rock icons, unsolved murders, and different stories from the "fell grab of circumstance."
starting with the fateful position the place it began -- a abandoned kingdom crossroads simply open air Clarksdale, Mississippi, the place Robert Johnson made his care for the satan -- throughout the blood brother Holly curse (rock and roll's first nice tragedy) and past, this tremendous quantity uncovers a few of rock and roll's so much celebrated murders, twists of destiny, and decades-long streaks of undesirable success that defy rational rationalization. inside of you can find:

  • Facts approximately Jimmy web page and the Zeppelin Curse.
  • Chilling quirks of destiny within the fatalities within the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
  • Facts approximately Jimmy web page and the Zeppelin curse
  • Chilling quirks of destiny surrounding the deaths of musicians within the Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • A provocative examine "The Club," club within which calls for an premature loss of life at age twenty-seven and whose inductees comprise Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin
  • Cryptic messages in tune lyrics that experience proved eerily prophetic

conscientiously researched, wildly stress-free, and sometimes harrowing, Take a stroll at the darkish Side takes the reader on a mysterious experience via rock and roll historical past.

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