Carl Dixonas journey through the twists and turns of a music performeras life began in Northern Ontario, where his boyhood dreams, shaped by the 1960s, collided with a new musical culture. Though Carlas road was rocky, it was still paved with gold. It has led from his early days with hard rockers Coney Hatch to tours and lasting friendships with huge acts like Iron Maiden. The ups and downs were meteoric. Carl became a member of the legendary bands The Guess Who and April Wine and then faced the hardest test of all: a horrific auto collision in Australia that left him in a coma, barely clinging to life. Strange Way to Live follows Carlas progress, never faltering and sometimes comical, toward musical glory. Blind determination can lead one to some strange places. Carlas took him through some of the biggest, smallest, and weirdest scenes in this vast country, and from the glory days of Canadian rock to the present day.There followed some manual labour, some construction.I did lotsof showssetting ... Therewas about lots of songwriting andhome recordingona Fostex fourtrack cassette recorder, but I was out ofthe loop, with no gigs andnoband. The feeling ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Strange Way to Live|
|Publisher||:||Dundurn - 2014-12-19|