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  • Canyon of Dreams: The Magic and the Music of Laurel Canyon

    Author: Harvey Kubernik, Scott Calamar, Diltz Henry, and Lou Adler
    Publisher: Sterling Press
    Review by Jeff Muendel
    Review posted: November 2009
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    Canyon of Dreams: The Magic and the Music of Laurel CanyonCanyon of Dreams: The Magic and the Music of Laurel Canyon

    Laurel Canyon is literally a canyon in Los Angeles, and it has long been a cradle for the biggest names in rock’n'roll. Just a few who called it home include Sonny & Cher, The Doors, The Turtles, Canned Heat, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and The Eagles. Those artists and many more cultivated their immortal sounds in Laurel Canyon. The book Canyon of Dreams a huge tome at well over an inch thick and 4.5 pounds traces the history of the community and its enduring legacy. Taking a deeply personal approach, it uses a multiple-voice oral history based on exclusive interviews with the area’s musical elite. Interesting and often rare photos accompany the text.

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