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Cerphe's Up Audiobook

Cerphe's Up: A Musical Life with Bruce Springsteen, Little Feat, Frank Zappa, Tom Waits, CSNY, and Many More

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Publisher's Summary

Cerphe's Up is an incisive musical memoir by Cerphe Colwell, a renowned rock radio broadcaster for more than 45 years in Washington, DC. Cerphe shares his life as a rock radio insider in rich detail. His story includes promotion and friendship with a young unknown Bruce Springsteen; his years at radio station WHFS 102.3 as it blossomed in a new freeform format; candid interviews with Little Feat's Lowell George, Tom Waits, Nils Lofgren, Stevie Nicks, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Steven Van Zandt, Robert Plant, Danny Kortchmar, Seldom Scene's John Duffey, and many others; hanging out with George Harrison, the Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, John Entwistle, Jackson Browne, and many more; testifying on Capitol Hill with friend Frank Zappa during the "Porn Rock" hearings; and managing the radio syndication of both G. Gordon Liddy and Howard Stern. Player listings and selected performances at legendary DC music clubs Childe Harold and Cellar Door are also chronicled.

Cerphe's Up is both historically significant and a fun, revealing ride with some of the greatest rock-and-roll highfliers of the 20th century. Cerphe's Up belongs on the list of every rock fan, musician, and serious music scholar.

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©2016 D. Cerphe Colwell and Stephen Moore (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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