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About the author:
Ron Levy, a steady 40+ year veteran of every cool scene to be seen, whether it be with Albert King, B.B. King, Roomful of Blues, Luther 'Guitar Jr' Johnson, Karl Denson or as leader of Ron Levy's Wild Kingdom and as organist, pianist, composer, arranger, sideman or soloist, producer and A&R man of over 200 recording projects of traditional and contemporary Blues, R&B, Soul-Jazz, Gospel, Jamband and real deal, hardcore music from New Orleans, Memphis, NYC, West Coast, Texas and beyond, has garnered many awards and nine Grammy nominations. His original compositions and recordings have been used on every television network and over a dozen films. More @ Levtron.com
Tales of a Road Dog
The Lowdown Along the Blues Highway
"Wow, Ron Levy's book is AMAZING! Wonderful reading, entertaining, fun, educational and, well, AMAZING!" - Norman Darwen - Blues Matters! - UK
"I want everyone to know, Ron Levy is one of the very best musicians I've ever played and worked with. Now, he's even written a great book! I'm so proud of my 'son'." B.B. King 4/13/13
"Ron Levy endures as an ingenious Blues keyboardist -- touring most notably with B.B. King for 7 years -- and he was there when B.B. played Muhammad Ali's private parties, as well as stadium shows in Africa and throughout the world. He was the ultimate road warrior, also tickling the ivories for Albert King, Roomful of Blues and his own Ron Levy's Wild Kingdom, while meeting everyone from Elvis Presley to Nina Simone. He distills it all in his lively, remarkably honest book (NOW IN PAPERBACK), 'Tales of a Road Dog.' Nearly everything is unique in these gritty and humorous stories of survival with some of music's great pioneers and the musicians who powered them on stage. If you thought you knew about music history, trust me that you'll know even more when you delve into Levy's rich and colorful text. This guy can write as well as he can play." - STEVE MORSE - Boston Globe, Billboard and Rolling Stone.
A download link to Levy's critically acclaimed album "FUNKY FIESTA!" is included.
- Also available as a Web-book & eBook!
- Publication Date:
- 1492154741 / 9781492154747
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White with Bleed
- Related Categories:
- Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians / General