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By Ed Kociela | Comments: ( 278 ) | Date: ( Apr 10, 2020 )

I was impressed by the warmth and deft touch of the chapter on George Harrison I can understand why the misnamed Quiet Beatle was always willing to talk with Ed, and trust him Gavin de Becker, Bestselling author, The Gift of Fear The thing about Ed as a critic is that he comes to have fun and usually does Jimmy Rabbitt, singer songwriter renegade disc jock I was impressed by the warmth and deft touch of the chapter on George Harrison I can understand why the misnamed Quiet Beatle was always willing to talk with Ed, and trust him Gavin de Becker, Bestselling author, The Gift of Fear The thing about Ed as a critic is that he comes to have fun and usually does Jimmy Rabbitt, singer songwriter renegade disc jockey Back when rock still rolled, Ed Kociela was there, documenting all of it He was there when Bruce Springsteen was fighting for his rock n roll life after nearly three years between his iconic album Born To Run and the passionate Darkness On The Edge of Town, a hiatus forced by legal wrangling between Springsteen and his former manager He was there when Tom Petty was struggling to not only find his audience, but convince his record label that he was a viable talent And, he was there, in the studio, when The Beach Boys broke up the FIRST time Through it all, he maintained a journalist s credibility, looking at his position as the rock critic for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, as a one that carried a great deal of responsibility to his readers I came to the gig, first of all, as somebody who had been a music fan for years, he said I spent a lot of money on albums and concert tickets I wanted to be sure that as the rock critic at my newspaper, the reviews and interviews I wrote would help the consumer decide which concert or album to spend their hard earned money on It was something I didn t take lightly That s why he would often pass on writing advances or reviews on such mega hit bands like Queen or Led Zeppelin, instead devoting his space in the newspaper to emerging superstars like Petty, or understanding that an event like The Rolling Stones tour in support of the band s Some Girls album, was much than just another tour as the band successfully reentered the ring and retained the title of The World s Greatest Rock n Roll Band And, while other rock critics of the day aimed at becoming relevant than the band s they wrote about, Kociela did his best to avoid the spotlight, preferring, instead, to partake in the music rather than the mayhem, although there were some, shall we say, memorable moments It Rocked Recollections of a reclusive rock critic , will take you on the road, backstage, and into the homes of rock s biggest stars, including Springsteen, Petty, The Beach Boys, Mick Jagger, Peter Frampton, Frank Zappa, Rod Stewart, B.B King, Willie Nelson, Eddie Money, Steven Tyler, George Harrison, and many others So, here s your ticket, slap your backstage pass on your jeans, and let Ed Kociela take you behind the scenes for an intimate visit with some of rock n roll s biggest stars.


  • Title: It Rocked! Recollections of a reclusive rock critic
  • Author: Ed Kociela
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  • Page: 441
  • Format: Kindle Edition

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  • Laurie Darroch

    Still a romantic at heart, the real meaning of the music wends its way into Ed Kociela’s stories of interactions with some of the musical greats and not so greats. Quite simply he truly gets the purpose of the creation and performance of music, but even more so the heart and soul behind these astonishing individuals and groups throughout the history of recent decades of music. He brings the legends and the music industry down to Earth to mingle with us.Not one to hold back an opinion, Ed’s s [...]


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