- 191 Pages
- Released: August 25, 2008
- Publisher: BearManor Media
Description by OLDIES.com:
Few musicians have had a career like Vic Flick. Working prolifically during the fifties, sixties and seventies, he performed alongside such artists as Tom Jones, Burt Bacharach, Henry Mancini, Shirley Bassey, Barbra Streisand, Sammy Davis, Jr., Engelbert Humperdinck, Bing Crosby, and many others. Now for the first time, Vic Flick tells what it was like to be a part of the British Invasion that included The Rolling Stones and The Beatles. Vic spent time with them all, and after reading this insightful memoir, you'll feel that you have, too!
This book is by a musician who worked in every major recording and television studio in London during that wonderful musical period of the 1960s and 1970s. One of the first call session guitarists in the UK, Vic Flick has a bounty of true stories. Stories of the drama and humor, the tensions and the rewards of working with first class musicians and internationally known artists in the world of recording, Television and Radio.. Vic Flick's connection with the James Bond films is legend. His guitar sound on the James Bond Theme stirred the hearts and imaginations of a generation. Here is a book that tells of the music business from the inside, about the music, the good and the bad business practices, the money, the agents and the managers. From the Beatles to Nancy Sinatra, from Tom Jones to Dusty Springfield, it's all within the pages of Vic's autobiography.