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  • The Road to Woodstock

  • By: Michael Lang, Holly George-Warren
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11

The story of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair begins with Michael Lang, a kid out of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, who liked to smoke a joint and listen to jazz. He would find his way to Florida, open a head shop, and produce his first festival - Miami Pop, featuring Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and others - then travel to Woodstock, where, after meeting Artie Kornfeld, his vision for a festival where folks could come and stay for a few days amid the rural beauty of upstate New York would become a reality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Behind the scene look at how it all happened!

  • By AmazonAddict on 04-19-18

Behind the scene look at how it all happened!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-19-18

Enjoyed every minute of our generations great gathering of peace. art and music. A wonderful telling of the how Woodstock came to be. Easy to listen to and went by too quickly.




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  • Waiter to the Rich and Shameless

  • Confessions of a Five Star Beverly Hills Server
  • By: Paul Hartford
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,257
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,180
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,183

Waiter to the Rich and Shameless is not just a peek into the secretive inner workings of a legendary five-star restaurant; it is not just a celebrity tell-all or a scathing corporate analysis. It is a top-tier waiter's personal coming-of-age story, an intimate look into the complicated challenges of serving in the country's most elite, Hollywood-centric dining room while fighting to maintain a sense of self and purpose.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I imagined

  • By Maia C. Larkin on 02-17-17

All about Paulie.............check

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-17

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The narration was perfect however the story was not what I had hoped. I was interested in finding out more on how the rich and infamous dined and treated us common folk. What was delivered however centered on the writers life and his love to delve into the names of dishes and ingredients.The few chapters that centered on his exploits at the restaurant were good until the need to explain every ingredient and the wine pairings.That is fine if you wanted to know about food but not what the title suggests. I hoped for an expose and dirt on the patrons not his forlorn life. There was character that would have made for a fun read and that was his friend Yenz (sp) who was quite the wild man.

6 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • On Bowie

  • By: Rob Sheffield
  • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
  • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Innovative. Pioneering. Brave. Until his death in January 2016, David Bowie created art that not only pushed boundaries but helped fans understand themselves and view the world from fantastic new perspectives. When the shocking news of his death on January 10, 2016, broke, the outpouring of grief and adulation was immediate and ongoing. Fans around the world and across generations paid homage to this brilliant, innovate, ever evolving artist who both shaped and embodied our times.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Natalia on 08-26-16

Short Theory on Starman

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-05-16

Wonderfully narrated leaving me wanting for more, more. Perhaps because I still grieve and consume everything I can DB, I was hoping this book could fill some of the void that his passing created, but of course it can't. Life without Bowie, to me, has left an indelible hole.

I state theory as the author has never personally met nor communicated with David. It was still an enjoyable read. It is good to hear someone's else view of my rock god. My other complaint was his rush to finish through the period of the early 2000's. The only time he actually attended a concert and an experience he stated was one of the best concerts he has enjoyed.

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