For the past month we have had a book list posted at the studio to collect titles for the upcoming Santa Cruz Public Libraries Teen Battle of the Bands this Saturday, July 24 from 1- 4 PM at the Cruzio Parking Lot beside the Central Library (224 Church Street).
Here is the final book list for your summer reading pleasure:
- Off the Rails: Aboard they Crazy Train in the Blizzard of Ozz by Rudy Sarzo.
- Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke by Peter Guralnick.
- Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil.
- Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead by David Gans.
- The Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn Manson
- High Fidelity by Nick Hornby.
- Smile, You’re Traveling (Black Coffee Blues Part 3) by Henry Rollins.
- Across the Great Divide: The Band and America by Barney Hoskyns
- Motley Crue: The Dirt – Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and Neil Strauss.
- T.A. Z.: The Temporary Autonomous Zone (Autonomedia New Autonomy Series) by Hakim Bey.
- Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground by Michael Moynihan.
- Last Train from Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley by Peter Guralnick.
- Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley by Peter Guralnick.