The Road To Travel - Bert Somer

The Road To Travel
So how many people are there who can write hits for The Left Banke, Montage and a mover and shaker and beloved figure on the New York City music and arts on Broadway as the second lead in the controversial first run of "Hair"...have several major record deals....launch a prestigious New York indie record label...have several acclaimed albums..write film Woodstock and go down a storm.....and STILL be a pretty obscure figure?? Well, step up BERT SOMMER!

In Bert's story we'll meet Michael Brown, and Artie Kornfeld and Debbie Harry and The Shangri-Las and Sweetwater and Stories and Paul Morrissey and Andy Warhol....and Tom Feher and Punky and Russian George and The Archies and Victor Kahn, Bert's best pal....whose exploits as phographer for the Rolling Stones "Let It Bleed" and for the Woodstock Festival are legend.....and we'll learn all about the clique gathered around the buzzing New York City music and arts the days between The Tokens and Woodstock...then between Woodstock and Punk Rock....Hash Brown and Steven Tyler and Alan Merrill and Mary Weiss and Ian Lloyd and Steve Martin..and...and ....and....but most of all you will hear, for the first time ever on CD, the wonderful music of Bert Sommer....on his first classic, amazing album."The Road To Travel" produced by Artie Kornfeld, a man with an amazing story in his own right, co-creator of the Woodstock festival being just part of a long CV wih some of the top players on the scene. Just superb!

Uncut - 4 Stars "Lush", "his songs suggest prodigious talent"

Our Price: £9.95
Code: CRREV151
Weight: 200
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