Alien Rock: The Rock 'n' Roll Extraterrestrial Connection

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From Elvis to the Beatles, from Michael Jackson to Marilyn Manson, rock stars claim to have seen, communed with, been inspired by, and sometimes even descended from extraterrestrials. Alien Rock is an irreverent, illuminating, all-access pass to the stars' unearthly encounters—some friendly, some frightening, and some frankly bizarre, including:
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Overview

From Elvis to the Beatles, from Michael Jackson to Marilyn Manson, rock stars claim to have seen, communed with, been inspired by, and sometimes even descended from extraterrestrials. Alien Rock is an irreverent, illuminating, all-access pass to the stars' unearthly encounters—some friendly, some frightening, and some frankly bizarre, including:
• The birth of Elvis was marked by the appearance of a mysterious blue light over his house.
• In August 1974, John Lennon spied a UFO from the window of the penthouse he shared with then-girlfriend, May Pang.
• Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull encountered a luminous cigar-shaped mothership while camping in the English countryside in 1968.
• Jimi Hendrix told a friend, "I am a spiritual messenger, sent here from another place."
Whether you're a UFO skeptic or a true believer, Alien Rock provides a fascinating new perspective on the long, strange trip that is rock 'n' roll history, and suggests that, wherever the road takes us, we may not be traveling alone.

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This "expos " of rock stars and their alien connections had the potential to be a fun romp for believers and skeptics alike, but UFO expert Luckman comes off too "tinfoil hat," basing his assertions on largely scanty evidence. He looks mockery in the eye and laughs, whether he's pointing out John Lennon's ghost in a blurry snapshot, telling Michael Jackson that he has "important evidence about UFOs that [he] would be happy to share," or predicting that the surviving Beatles and Rolling Stones will "join musical forces and help roll out the red carpet" when UFOs land. These are just a few examples in Luckman's litany of encounters (see also Cat Stevens, George Clinton, and Marilyn Manson). By the end, readers will feel disoriented and confused-much like an alien abductee. This is the first book of its kind, but it will fit comfortably with quick-and-dirty reads like Howard Johns's Palm Springs Confidential and James Robert Parish's The Hollywood Book of Death. An optional purchase for larger public libraries.-Matthew Moyer, Jacksonville P.L., FL Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743466738
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
  • Publication date: 7/26/2005
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 0.90 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael C. Luckman is director of the New York Center for Extraterrestrial Research and the founder of the Cosmic Majority, an organization that seeks to represent the majority of people on earth who believe in UFOs, life on Mars, and the paranormal. Luckman taught the nation's first college course on rock music. He lives in New York City.

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