Folks, a few opening words. Whatcha get is 260 pages and over 100,000 words—plus loads of pictures... live, studio, ads, memorabilia, sleeves—on a band you may not know and love... yet! They only made five studio albums and a live album, all between 1976 and 1980, but they are indeed, my #1 top fave rave rock ‘n’ roll unit of all time.

For those soon to see the light... best description I can give is 92% Blue Oyster Cult crossed with Cheap Trick, topped by 4% Kansas and another 4% Zappa.

Now also available as ten-and-a-half-hour audio book,
$19.99, read to you by me:

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So... you wanna learn something, step up. It’s a short print run, a financial risk, all of that, but it’s Canuck history and I’m proud to tell it, along with the blessings of the guys in the band. So yeah, back cover sez...

Dubious, unlikely, improbable...

...but indeed verifiable and certifiable! The book now buzzing in your privileged hands is in fact the story of the finest rock ‘n’ roll band that ever was. Zeppelin, The Beatles, U2, Springsteen, Queen, King’s X... none can hold an expiring lighter to the conflagration that was the near mythical Max Webster.

Consume these pages, and you will learn the secrets—often in the impenetrable code of the band’s top-shelf wordsmith Pye Dubois—of the wily Canuck wizards who made the above boast sing with unassailable truth.

Toronto Tontos, Hangover, High Class In Borrowed Shoes, America’s Veins, Oh War!, Beyond The Moon, Lip Service, Charmonium, Paradise Skies, A Million Vacations, In The World Of Giants, Battle Scar... these are towering anthems from the band’s tight catalogue of five classics spanning the years 1976 to 1980. And so the time has come to re-celebrate and re-calibrate their majesty, along with dozens of other Kim Mitchell classics stuck in cult status... until now?!

Prices for Live Magnetic Air including shipping (the book will be signed, by me, to you, unless otherwise requested):

US orders
US funds
Int'l orders
(air mail)
$49.00 US
Canadian orders
Cdn. funds

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Sweet postage savings to be had for multiple orders (or two of pretty much anything—long story, ask me!). Given new mailing system, works best for US orders.

Or mail payment (personal check in US funds, cash, or INTERNATIONAL money order), to:
Martin Popoff
P.O. Box 65208, 358 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M4K 2Z2


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