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Street Player: My Chicago Story by Danny Seraphine

Street Player: My Chicago Story

by Danny Seraphine

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Unabridged Edition
Running Time
8 Hrs. 38 Min.


The inside story of Chicago, one of the most successful and enduring rock bands ever.

With their distinctive blending of soulful rock and horn-infused urban jazz, Chicago has thrilled music fans for more than forty years with their lyrical brilliance. In this no-holds-barred memoir, legendary rocker Danny Seraphine shares his dramatic - and often shocking - experiences as the popular supergroup's cofounder and longtime drummer. He reveals behind-the-scenes anecdotes about Chicagos beginnings as the house band at Los Angeles's legendary Whisky A Go Go, where they were discovered by music icons Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, and personal insights about the groups many comebacks and reinventions over the years.

Offers a lively inside account of the music and history of the perennially popular band Chicago, one of the most successful American bands ever with over 122 million albums sold, by the bands cofounder and longtime drummer Danny Seraphine.

Includes riveting tales and rare photographs from Seraphine's time on the road touring with performers including Dennis and Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and Bruce Springsteen.

Candidly tackles many rumors about Chicago, including Mafia ties, accounting and payola scandals, and major drug abuse.

Discusses the mysterious circumstances surrounding Seraphine's 1990 firing from the band as well as his comeback with his critically acclaimed new band, California Transit Authority.

Whether you're a diehard Chicago fan or just love a well-told rock-and-roll memoir, Street Player will entertain and surprise you.

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  • Published: January 2013
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: S064342
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