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Renowned music manager, Rikki Stein, has spent nearly six decades moving musicians around the world, and this book recounts a lifetime of adventure on the road.

 

Rikki has toured some of the world’s most iconic musicians and groups, from The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Kinks, The Animals, The Yardbirds , The Moody Blues and the Grateful Dead to managing the Nigerian superstar, Fela Kuti and many other iconic artists.

Full of extraordinary, sometimes hilarious, stories of life on the road, this memoir recounts the joys, frustrations and surprises of juggling logistics, local politics and the whims of his creative clients to deliver true, life-enhancing moments of moving music.

“Rikki Stein is a living history, an essential witness and guardian of the revolutionary World Music phenomena called Afrobeat and most crucially of its founder Fela Anikulapo Kuti!"
- Bill T. Jones & Bjorn G. Amelan

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