Willin': The Story of Little Feat

Willin': The Story of Little Feat

by Ben Fong-Torres

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306823633
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication date: 06/02/2015
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ben Fong-Torres is a journalist, author, and broadcaster, best known for his work in Rolling Stone and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is the author of nine books and lives in San Francisco. BenFongTorres.com

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Prologue 1

Chapter 1 The Contenders 9

Chapter 2 The Birth of Little Feat: Mothers and In-Laws 13

Chapter 3 "You Got Ugly Little Feet" 35

Chapter 4 Feat's First 53

Chapter 5 Easy to Slip 65

Chapter 6 Two Trains 79

Chapter 7 Finger-Pickin' Good 95

Chapter 8 Feats Don't Fail 107

Chapter 9 Not Quite "The Last Record Album," 125

Chapter 10 "What Is This? Weather Report?" 135

Chapter 11 Waiting for Columbus 147

Chapter 12 Warped by the Rain … 163

Chapter 13 From the Forum to the Farm 181

Chapter 14 Let it Roll, Again 189

Chapter 15 The Lightning-Rod Woman 209

Chapter 16 'Net Gains 221

Chapter 17 Feats Walk On 233

Bibliography 251

Interviews 255

Index 257

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Willin': The Story of Little Feat 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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My favorite and most prized photograph is of me and Paul Barerre and Fred Tackett after they did a Little Feat show in Virginia Beach, VA in the fall of 2010. I was also lucky to see a show they did with Lowell George in 1978 in Macomb, IL... I wad hooked on their music from the first time I heard an album of their music which happened in Iowa City, IA in 1973, although I did not know it was Little Feat at the time... I remembered the song 'Willin' and when I heard it again a couple yesrs later I paid attention... Love this book, very well written and researched... also loved the book on another American rock hero, - Gram Parsons by the same author !