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Rock & Roll... and the Beat Goes On
"Cousin Brucie" Morrow, with Rich Maloof.
Imagine, $35 (320p) ISBN 978-0-9823064-3-7
Following up on Doo Wop: The Music, the Times, the Era, this retrospective celebrates the rock scene of the 1960s and early 1970s. Legendary deejay Morrow and Maloof, former editor-in-chief of Guitar, note the eruption of drugs, radicalism and freakery into rock during the 1960s, but politely spare us the juicy details we expect from a man with the kind of all-access pass Morrow had. Morrow makes prim reference to the Doors' "controversy courting frontman" Jim Morrison and to Ozzie Osbourne's reputation "as a very strange person." …