Cars and rock ‘n roll have always gone hand in hand. Whether it’s a garage band piling into some decrepit rig to get to the next gig or a killer guitar riff blasting from a Mustang, rock ‘n roll keeps us moving when we’re behind the wheel.
It’s no surprise, then, that some of the music from the UKs greatest musicians are featured in this new title.
Names famous for their musical talent also are serious car guys.
The likes of Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Chris Martin, Brian Johnson (ACDC) and Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac) are all featured along with many other great musicians such as Jimmie Vaughn (Fabulous Thunderbirds), Billy Joel, J Geils, Brad Whitford (Aerosmith), and others.
Rockin’ Garages showcases top performers, their cars, and their garages. Authors Tom Cotter and Ken Gross profile each musician after spending hours and days with each one to reveal an in-depth story behind their moto-lust and what drives their car collecting. Each profile is complemented by Michael Alan Ross’ top-notch photography. Rockin’ Garages puts you behind the wheel with some of your favorite musicians.
Authors: Tom Cotter & Ken Gross
Format: Hardcover, 192 Pages
Illustrations: 217 color & 3 b/w photos
Price: £20.00 or £17.00 from Amazon - see below
Published: Mid November 2012
ABOUT THE AUTHORS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS
Tom Cotter (Davidson, NC) writes regularly for Road & Track and is the author of The Cobra in the Barn, The Vincent in the Barn, and The Corvette in the Barn.
Ken Gross (Hamilton, VA) was Executive Director of the Petersen Automotive Museum, in Los Angeles, California, for five years following a career in advertising. His car, travel, and motorcycle writing has appeared in Playboy, AutoWeek, Rodder’s Journal, Robb Report and many others.
Michael Alan Ross (San Rafael, CA) has the ability to see what turns enthusiasts on about cars. His work has been featured in advertising, auto magazines, and corporate photography collections in the United States and in Europe.
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