Kings Of Friday Night: The Lincolns

byA.J.B. JohnstonForeword byJohn Maclachlan GrayAfterword byFrank Mackay

March 18, 2020|
Kings Of Friday Night: The Lincolns by A.J.B. Johnston
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Early 1960s Truro, Nova Scotia, was a town divided: East/West, Protestant/Catholic, Black/White. Only one thing brought everyone together: a Lincolns'' dance. Over a span of ten years, Truro''s legendary "kings of Friday night" played their trademark rock ''n'' roll, R&B, and soul, not just in Truro but at dances and on campuses from Yarmouth to Sydney, Nova Scotia, and north to Sackville, Moncton, and Saint John, New Brunswick. In the process, The Lincolns changed the lives of small-town kids clamouring for a beat that would move their feet, their hips—and ultimately, their hearts.

Award-winning author A. J. B. Johnston brings personal recollections and nostalgic delight to the tale of Truro''s unforgettable rock stars. Through interviews and first-person stories, and featuring photos of the band''s evolution, The Lincolns will stir fond memories for the band''s countless loyal fans. Featuring a foreword by John MacLachlan Gray and an afterword by Frank MacKay.

A. J. B. (John) Johnston is the author or co-author of twenty-one books: sixteen on different aspects of the history of Atlantic Canada and five novels. The Canadian Historical Association awarded a Clio prize to his Endgame 1758: The Promise, the Glory and the Despair of Louisbourg''s Last Decade, and Ni''n na L''nu: The Mi''kmaq of P...
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Title:Kings Of Friday Night: The Lincolns
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:200 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 in
Published:March 18, 2020
Publisher:Nimbus Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771088480

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