review Â eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Tot TaylorFor someone like me loves MUSIC MANY GENRES AND WHO of many genres and who a particular liking for music from the 1960s this tale of a fictional 1960s pop star cum musical genius who lived in the eal life world of The Beatles The Rolling Stones The Who and other great bands of that era was a fantastic ead The Dickens of Music fiction An amazing This debut novel by Tot Taylor explores 'extreme creativity' – at the level of 'genius' in this tale of a young singer Songwriter From The 1970s from the 1970s a painting by Bob Roberta Smith adorning its cover the book's 900 pages ecount a life story from childhood to oblivion John Nightly b Cambridge 1948 finds his dimension in the world of pop music the art form of his time In previous decades he might have been a novelist or poet a painter or a playwright In previous centuries a grand chef or gardener astronomer or plant hunter when these occupations were Indistractable revered as highly as that of ‘Artist’ We follow hisise and fall his growing up and development as a musician the tragedy of his ambition and his success followed by his subseuent withdrawal from everyday life John Nightly’s c. Ook for everyone who likes Music And Wants To Know and wants to know the Swinging Sixties its history and what happened after all the hype A book for everybody who wants to know something about the deeper sense of music and about people who weren t thinking just about the next hit singleUnbelievable that it s a fictional character he invented and ada. Reative period his ‘spirit wind’ lasts a mere five summers John Nightly’s ability is spotted early his LP 'Ape Box
becoming the best selling ecord of 1970 But success turns out to have side effects and he disappears into a thirty year void of missed opportunities and unfinished projects We meet him as a child prodigy in Late 1950s Cambridge Finding Fame 1950s Cambridge finding fame the Carnaby Street music scene of the mid 60s then supermaxed at various retreats in Los Angeles during the 70s John Nightly sleeps through the 1980s until after too many lost years he moves to his ‘saven heer’ at Carn Point on the coast of CornwallIn 1982 John begins a new life as a cultivator and exporter of exotic plants until his past comes back to haunt him via the ediscovery by a superfan of his ,metal' becoming the
Pted into that part of music history It eally feels like John Nightly eally existed I music history It eally feels like John Nightly eally existed I impressed by the musical knowledge and depth of this book while it was still a damn good ead a good example for writing a clever book without being boring I loved it Thank you Tot Taylor for that wonderful book And now I want to hear the Soundtrac. Agnum opus the 'Mink Bungalow Reuiem' a proto uasi ock opera cum And now I want to hear the Soundtrac. Agnum opus the 'Mink Bungalow Reuiem' a proto uasi How to Write Essays rock opera cumeuiem eco mass which he failed to complete thirty years before Premiered in 1970 the 'Mink Bungalow Reuiem' still holds the all time Blue Moose record for the most performers on a public stage at any one time Just before his meltdown John Nightly toured the world with it backed by two symphony orchestras a thirty pieceock band a dance company three school choirs and sixteen articulated trucks Meeting this teenage saviour dude can the Master be brought back to life again A tangled love story the ecording studio as creative hub the music industry as dramatic backdrop astronomical tables Methodist hymnals and surfer mags as dramatic backdrop astronomical tables Methodist hymnals and surfer mags well as some serious gardening notes also play important parts in this one thousand page novel. .