Led Zeppelin Crashed Here: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America

May 11, 2007|
Led Zeppelin Crashed Here: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America by Chris Epting
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Bob Dylan’s motorcycle accident. Mick Jagger’s Memory Motel. Buddy Holly’s crash site. Bob Marley’s U.S. debut. Elvis Presley’s first public performance. The Sex Pistols’ first and last concert in America. The home where Kurt Cobain died. Ozzy Osbourne bites the head off of a bat. David Bowie’s secret Diamond Dogs rehearsal location. Bruce Springsteen’s “E” Street. John Lennon’s final days. Monterey Pop. Woodstock. Altamont.

InLed Zeppelin Crashed Here: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America, pop culture historian Chris Epting takes you on a journey across North America to the exact locations where rock and roll history was made. Epting has compiled nearly 600 rock and roll landmarks, combining historical information with trivia, photos, and backstage lore, all with the enthusiasm of a true rock and roll devotee. No other book delivers such an extensive list of rock and roll landmarks—from beginnings (the site where Elvis got his first guitar), to endings (the hotel whereJanis Joplin died), and everything in between. The rowdiest and the most talented rockers are all featured, with sidebars on musical greats like Bob Dylan, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and U2. And, of course, you’ll learn all about the infamous “Riot House” on the Sunset Strip where Led Zeppelin “crashed.”

Led Zeppelin Crashed Here: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America is an entertaining and rollicking road map through the entire history of rock and roll!
Chris Epting is the author of nine books, includingThe Ruby Slippers, Madonna’s Bra, and Einstein’s Brain, James Dean Died Here, Marilyn Monroe Dyed Here, Elvis Presley Passed Here, andRoadside Baseball. He has contributed articles for such publications as theLos Angeles Times, Travel + Leisure, andWestways magazine, and is...
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Title:Led Zeppelin Crashed Here: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:312 pages, 9.01 X 6.07 X 0.69 in
Shipping dimensions:312 pages, 9.01 X 6.07 X 0.69 in
Published:May 11, 2007
Publisher:Santa Monica Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781595800183

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