Rock Star

Rock Star To Tim Anderson playing the guitar is as natural and just about as important as breathing He s already decided he s going to be a musician But his father has other career plans for him all involving
  • Title: Rock Star
  • Author: James Lincoln Collier
  • ISBN: 9781620646762
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Audio CD
  • Rock Star
    To Tim Anderson, playing the guitar is as natural and just about as important as breathing He s already decided he s going to be a musician But his father has other career plans for him all involving college And now, because Tim is on the verge of flunking math, he s been forbidden even to touch his guitar.It couldn t have happened at a worse time A top record companyTo Tim Anderson, playing the guitar is as natural and just about as important as breathing He s already decided he s going to be a musician But his father has other career plans for him all involving college And now, because Tim is on the verge of flunking math, he s been forbidden even to touch his guitar.It couldn t have happened at a worse time A top record company has just announced a nationwide contest for teenage rock groups with a recording contract as first prize Tim is sure his group, The Silver Sunshine, has a good chance of winning Tim s best friend, Charlie Hoving, urges him to ignore his father s orders But Tim just can t do it In spite of their disagreements, he basically likes and respects his father So he obeys the ban or less until a crisis arises on the night of the contest Tim realizes his only chance to make it is to leave home and go to New York City His decision leads to some unpleasant experience with a man named Crazy, some rude shocks from the record company executive who had given him encouragement back home, and some surprising, and confusing, discoveries while playing with a new group, The Sound System Tim s stubborn pursuit of his dream, and his initiation into the high voltage world of rock music, make an exciting and absorbing story.
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    About " James Lincoln Collier "

  • James Lincoln Collier

    James Lincoln Collier born June 27, 1928 is a journalist, author, and professional musician.Collier s notable literary works include My Brother Sam Is Dead 1974 , a Newbery Honor book that was also named a Notable Children s Book by the American Library Association and nominated for a National Book Award in 1975 He also wrote a children s book titled The Empty Mirror 2004 , The Teddy Bear Habit 1967 , about an insecure boy whose beatnik guitar teacher turns out to be a crook, and Rich and Famous 1975 , sequel to The Teddy Bear Habit His list of children s books also includes Chipper 2001 , about a young boy in a gang His writings for adults include numerous books on jazz, including biographies of Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington He has also contributed entries on jazz related subjects to the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.In addition to his writing, Collier is an accomplished jazz musician who plays the trombone professionally.

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