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Mar 09

New Talking Books Phone-In Book Club

Posted on March 9, 2018 at 7:57 AM by Michael Lang

Announcing the Kansas Talking Books  Phone-In Book Club.

Our first ever phone-in book discussions will be held during the Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program on Wednesday, June 13th at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. Talking Books patrons should call 1-800-362-0699 or email to register for the book club.

Libraries Rock Banner
Illustration: From left to right. A laptop is open with music notation on the screen. Two books, one open and one closed, are wrapped in a banner that reads “Libraries Rock!” A saxophone, double bass, and trumpet are playing music on their own in front of a pile of books. The saxophone is wearing a green fedora.

We will be reading DB 74638 The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret by Kent Hartman.

The Wrecking Crew Book Cover

Annotation: Music-industry insider profiles the Los Angeles-area studio musicians known as the Wrecking Crew, who in the 1960s and '70s secretly played instruments on such hits as "California Dreamin'" and "Bridge over Troubled Water." Discusses group members Glen Campbell, Leon Russell, and others who forged their own successful careers. Contains some strong language. 2012.