My Life In the Ghost of Planets: The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was My Life In the Ghost of Planets: The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was

My Life In the Ghost of Planets: The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was

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Publisher Description

There once was a boy who simply had to make it as a rock star. He learned to play guitar, really play the m**********r, struggling with the uncooperative beast while everyone else basked in the summer's sun and threw various-sized balls at each other. This boy, Brooklyn Heights' Binky Philips, never relented. At the age of 16, he was ready to Form A Band. By the end of 1972, as the guitarist/songwriter for The Planets, Binky was sharing stages with The New York Dolls, KISS, The Ramones, Television, Blondie, et al. Our boy Bink was embedded in the heart of a pure organic moment of creativity and paradigm change as a regular performer at CBGB and Max's Kansas City. In "My Life In the Ghost of Planets," Binky Philips recounts those days of raucous fun and furious heartbreak.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2012
May 30
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
77
Pages
PUBLISHER
Rhino Entertainment
SELLER
Warner Music, Inc.
SIZE
1.8
MB

Customer Reviews

jboyg ,

Excellent Mini-History of New York Scene

A very well-written and fascinating tale of Binky Philips long and ill-fated slog through the byzantine world of CBGB and NY rock with his always on the verge of making it band, The
Planets. He is a very good writer and I’m looking forward to hearing some of his music.

B_lundy_ ,

A great read!

My only suggestion would be to add LINKS to your music! I look forward to discovering The Planets

rmcglamery ,

Needs more words...

Bink is a prolific writer and this is one of those great looks at a past many people either don't remember, (drink and drugs) or weren't aware of. He makes it easy to put yourself there, but, in my humble opinion, I would have liked to have gone deeper! Tell me more BINK! A great indie film in the making, and there is so much more to tell! A really great read!

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