BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//hacksw/handcal//NONSGML v1.0//EN NAME:discoverLA DESCRIPTION:discoverLosAngeles.com event calendar CATEGORIES:Events,Los Angeles REFRESH-INTERVAL;VALUE=DURATION:P1D SOURCE;VALUE=URI:https://www.discoverlosangeles.com/what-to-do/events/36238/ical.ics BEGIN:VEVENT UID:36238-86165bf3d2747ec0f88f9058451ddec1@discoverlosangeles.com SEQUENCE:0 COLOR:skyblue DTSTAMP:20130531T233653Z DTSTART:20130617T190000Z DTEND:20130617T200000Z SUMMARY:Gary U.S. Bonds & Stephen Cooper: By U.S. Bonds, That's My Story DESCRIPTION:Gary U.S. Bonds is the world-known performer, hit songwriter, and influencer of Bruce Springsteen, who is noted for his hits: "New Orleans" (#6 on the charts 1960), "Quarter To Three" (#1, 1961), "School Is Out" (#5, 1961), "This Little Girl" (his comeback hit in 1981, which reached #11 on the pop chart and #5 on the mainstream rock chart) from the album Dedication, followed by On the Line, both of which were collaborations with Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt and the E-Street Band.  By U.S. Bonds tells his fascinating tale, tying together the sometimes loose ends of music history, putting readers right smack in the middle of the early days of R&B and rock music. The foreword by Steven Van Zandt, guitarist for The E-Street Band, provides the perfect start. Also included are eighty photos selected by photo editor Mark Weiss from the family's collection.  Among the many stories, Bonds recounts memories of traveling with B.B. King and Sam Cooke, his first big break with Dick Clark, music hits "New Orleans" and "Quarter to Three," the real "Garden Party" with Rick Nelson, his humorous outing with Muhammad Ali and the "comeback" album. (Wheatley Press LLC) X-ALT-DESC:

Gary U.S. Bonds is the world-known performer, hit songwriter, and influencer of Bruce Springsteen, who is noted for his hits: "New Orleans" (#6 on the charts 1960), "Quarter To Three" (#1, 1961), "School Is Out" (#5, 1961), "This Little Girl" (his comeback hit in 1981, which reached #11 on the pop chart and #5 on the mainstream rock chart) from the album Dedication, followed by On the Line, both of which were collaborations with Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt and the E-Street Band.  By U.S. Bonds tells his fascinating tale, tying together the sometimes loose ends of music history, putting readers right smack in the middle of the early days of R&B and rock music. The foreword by Steven Van Zandt, guitarist for The E-Street Band, provides the perfect start. Also included are eighty photos selected by photo editor Mark Weiss from the family's collection.  Among the many stories, Bonds recounts memories of traveling with B.B. King and Sam Cooke, his first big break with Dick Clark, music hits "New Orleans" and "Quarter to Three," the real "Garden Party" with Rick Nelson, his humorous outing with Muhammad Ali and the "comeback" album. (Wheatley Press LLC)

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