Willin': The Story of Little Feat (Paperback)

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Description


The saga of legendary band Little Feat is one of rock 'n' roll's great untold stories. Formed in 1969 by ex-members of Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention, Little Feat created groove-heavy music that was an irresistible mix of rock, blues, R&B, country, jazz, soul, and funk. Fronted by the charismatic but ill-fated vocalist and brilliant slide guitarist Lowell George, Little Feat recorded such classic studio albums as Sailin' Shoes and Dixie Chicken, as well as one of the best live albums of all time: "Waiting for Columbus."
Working with surviving band members and their friends and associates, acclaimed journalist Ben Fong-Torres uses hours of new interviews with all the key players to create the definitive, first-ever biography of this beloved rock 'n' roll institution.

About the Author


Ben Fong-Torres is the author of many books, including "Becoming Almost Famous: My Back Pages in Music, Writing and Life, Not Fade Away: A Backstage Pass to 20 Years of Rock & Roll" and "The Hits Just Keep on Coming: The History of Top 40 Radio".
Product Details
ISBN: 9780306823633
ISBN-10: 0306823632
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2015
Pages: 296
Language: English