Backstage Past by Barry Fey

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Backstage Past will take you backstage into the dressing rooms and behind the scenes with the worlds greatest rock stars and legendary promoter, Barry Fey.

Long before corporate greed took over the rock concert business and caused ticket prices to skyrocket, Barry Fey and his company Feyline Concerts were promoting shows with ticket prices under $10 for The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, U2 and many others. Always concerned that his audiences had the best experience possible, he was honored a never equaled three consecutive years by Billboard Magazine; as Concert Promoter of the Year in 1978 through 1980.

During Barry Fey's 32 years as a promoter he has rubbed elbows and cut deals with nearly every legend of Rock 'n Roll and in Backstage Past he shares those behind the scenes stories of a mercurial business during a tumultuous time. It is a backstage pass to never before revealed tales of the Rock `n Roll business and its performers

This book includes an original poem by U2 great Bono. Forewords by Pete Townshend and Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne. In addition, this book also includes a free 2 x 3 poster of historic concert passes and tickets.

 

About Barry Fey

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Barry Fey promoted shows for the biggest names in Rock `n Roll from the 1960s until his retirement as a promoter in 1997. He won the coveted Billboard Magazine Promoter of the Year Award 3 times. Barry continues to dabble in the concert business where his expertise is still sought by industry insiders. He hosted a long running radio show in Denver and teaches a course on The Real History of Rock 'n Roll; at the University of Colorado. Steve Alexander's first Barry Fey experience was getting tear-gassed while trying to watch Jimi Hendrix at the Denver Pop Festival in 1969. After a career in radio and television news in Denver, Steve became an agent for professional athletes, broadcasters and authors. Rich Wolfe is the author or co-author of many bestselling books including For Mets Fans Only and Ron Santo: A Perfect 10 and many others.
 
Published November 7, 2011 by Lone Wolfe Press. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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