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The covert war against rock what you don't know about the deaths of Jim Morrison, Tupac Shakur, Michael Hutchence, Brian Jones

by Constantine, Alex.

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Summary
Who kills the rock stars?
Contents
Acknowledgments; Foreword; PRELUDE Assasination War Politics of the Vietnam War Period; 1 A Killing Field Day for the Heat; 2 Time Machine: The Birth of Top 40 Radio and Alan Freed's Near-Death Experience; 3 Parapolitical Stars in the Dope Show; 4 The Death of Cass Elliot and Other "Restless Youth"; 5 A Murder in the House of Pooh: Brian Jones; 6 Portraits in Carnage: The End of the Rock Festivals; 7 I Don't Live Today: The Jimi Hendrix Political Harassment, Kidnap and Murder Experience; 8 When You're a Stranger: Investigative Findings on the Death of Jim Morrison. 9 Like Coffins in a Cage: The Baez Contras and the Death of Phil Ochs10 Who Killed the Kennedys? (and Sal Mineo?); 11 Project Walrus and Holden Caulfield's Warm Gun; 12 What'cha Gonna Do? ... The Deaths of Bob Marley and Peter Tosh; 13 Gang War: Sons of CHAOS vs. Thugs
A Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. Assassination Digest; 14 Dancing on the Hetty: The Death of Michael Hutchence, et al.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Constantine's paranoid romp through rock history explores Brian Jones' demise at Winnie the Pooh's house, Peter Tosh's death during a home invasion, Bob Marley's fatal cancer, and the terminations of other, somehow subversive rock stars, and vets the conspiracy theories about them. Was Marley given cancer by means of a booby-trapped cowboy boot from the CIA? If so, was that part of the same CIA-Jamaican government campaign that rubbed out Tosh? What of alleged foul play in the death of Tupac Shakur, not by rival gangsta rap crews, but by a "COINTELPRO-type operation" ? According to Constantine, the mainstream media have produced books "libelling the deceased and misleading the reader on the circumstances." The scary suppositions are only slightly undercut by Constantine's occasional fudging of known, if ungermane, facts, as when he says that the Mick Jagger^-Keith Richards bust occurred at a hotel rather than Richards' Redlands estate. Less scurrilous than the Weekly World News, less reliable than Kenneth Anger's Tinseltown expose, Hollywood Babylon, this is still fascinating conspiracy mongering. --Mike Tribby"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series PASCAL EBSCO Academic Collection.
Subjects Hutchence, Michael Death and burial
Jones, Brian, 1942-1969 Death and burial
Morrison, Jim, 1943-1971 Death and burial
Shakur, Tupac, 1971-1996 Death and burial
Music trade Miscellanea
Rock musicians Death
Art
Music
Nonfiction
Politics
History
Electronic books.
1942-1969
1943-1971
1971-1996
Publisher New York :Feral House2000
2012
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
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ISBN 9781936239504
9781936239504
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