Barry Fey's new book is called "Back Stage Past." Pick it up and journey through more than 40 years of memories from the man who brought all the greats to town! This week Barry joined me on The List to share some of his own lists from the back of his book (I'm sure he stole the idea from me!) It's hard to argue with Barry's selections for his Top 5 Guitarists;
On day two with Barry Fey, we delved deeply into Barry's top 5 rock and roll songs. Keep in mind; this is the man who met all these rock icons who populate this list. He has some fantastic insights and stories to tell. The List;
5-Born to Run-Bruce Springsteen
4-Satisfaction-The Rolling Stones
3-Hey Jude-The Beatles
1-Stairway to Heaven-Led Zeppelin
Look at all of those epic tunes! Barry and I talk them up on The List-
If you grew up in this part of the country, Barry Fey was a part of your life. Live music memories come flooding in. The Doors at The Family Dog--The Final appearance of The Jimi Hendrix Experience at the Mile Hi Pop Festival in 1969--Colorado "Sun" Days--The annual Summer of Stars--The Stones at Folsom Field--U2 "Under a Blood Red Sky" at Red Rocks--The Rainbow Music Hall--It's a lifetime of live music along the front range. Barry has new book out called Back Stage Past and it is a huge peek behind the rock and roll curtain with the "Near Mythical" concert promoter! It's available at bookstores everywhere and at www.barryfey.com this week Barry joined me on The List and shared some of his lists. So, let's us start with Barry Fey's Top 5 Rock Bands;
2-The Rolling Stones
A table in which the chemical elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number. Elements with similar properties are arranged in the same column (called a group), and elements with the same number of electron shells are arranged in the same row (called a period).
Periodic Table of Rock An edition of The List on which the five rockin' tunes are arranged by increasing numbers of beats per minute. Oh, and they each have an element in the title. -Iron Man-Black Sabbath
-Silver, Blue and Gold-Bad Company
-Power of Gold-Dan Fogelberg
-Love is Like Oxygen-Sweet
-Somebody to Love-Queen (Freddie Mercury)...get it!
Hey, I'm trying here. Enjoy the audio overview of The List.