Canyon of Dreams

Canyon of Dreams

The Magic and the Music of Laurel Canyon

By Harvey Kubernik; Scott Calamar (Editor); Diltz Henry (Photographer)

Sterling, Paperback, 9781402797613, 368pp.

Publication Date: March 6, 2012

A lavishly illustrated insider's look at 80 years of music and culture in Laurel Canyon--a ZIP code with its own playlist.Sonny & Cher, the Doors, the Monkees, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; the Eagles, Carole King, andothers cultivated their immortal sounds in this L.A.-based musical fraternity. Written by a long-time Canyon resident who knows them all, "Canyon of Dreams" traces the history of the community and its enduring legacy. Taking a deeply personal approach, it uses a multiple-voice narration based on exclusive interviews with the area's musical elite. Because of their close connection with Kubernik, some of these stars are speaking openly for the first time."New in paper.

About the Author
Harvey Kubernik is a former West Coast director of A&R for MCA Records, a TV music and talk show host, and has been a production consultant to the weekly syndicated radio show, "Little Steven's Underground Garage." He lives in the Los Angeles area.

Praise For Canyon of Dreams

“[In] a stunning graphic layout, Kubernik takes readers on a magical trip into an area that served as the center of rock music for nearly a decade. Fans of the era will eat it up.”-Library Journal