Connecticut Rock ‘n’ Roll: A History by Tony Renzoni,Ken Evans

By Tony Renzoni,Ken Evans

lengthy ignored within the annals of yankee song, the Nutmeg State�s impression at the historical past of rock�n�roll merits popularity. Connecticut�s musical highlights comprise the attractive harmonies of recent Haven�s 5 Satins, Gene Pitney�s upward push to popularity, Stamford�s the 5th property and extraordinary rockers reminiscent of Thurston Moore of Sonic early life, Rivers Cuomo of Weezer and Saturday evening reside Band�s Christine Ohlman. Rock corridor of Famers contain Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz of the conversing Heads and Dennis Dunaway of the Alice Cooper Band. a few occasions grew to become legend, like Jimi Hendrix�s spellbinding functionality at Yale�s Woolsey corridor, Jim Morrison�s onstage arrest on the New Haven area and teen Bob Dylan�s visual appeal at Branford�s Indian Neck folks competition. With in-depth interviews in addition to infrequent, never-before-seen images, writer Tony Renzoni leads a sonic journey that captures the spirit and zenith of the neighborhood scene.

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