Kings of Friday night : the Lincolns /

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Halifax, Nova Scotia :, Canada (2020)

ISBN:

1771088486

Call Number:

ML421.L742

Keywords:

Biography., Nova Scotia, Rock groups, Rock musicians

Notes:

"Early 1960s Truro, Nova Scotia, was a town divided: East/West, Protestant/Catholic, Black/white. Only one thing brought everyone together: a Lincolns dance. Over a span of ten years, Truro's legendary "kings of Friday night" played their trademark rock 'n' roll, R&B, and soul, not just in Truro but at dances and on campuses from Yarmouth to Sydney, Nova Scotia, and north to Sackville, Moncton, and Saint John, New Brunswick. In the process, The Lincolns changed the lives of small-town kids clamouring for a beat that would move their feet, their hips--and ultimately, their hearts. Award-winning author A. J. B. Johnston brings personal recollections and nostalgic delight to the tale of Truro's unforgettable rock stars. Through interviews and first-person stories, and featuring photos of the band's evolution, The Lincolns will stir fond memories for the band's countless loyal fans. Featuring a foreword by John MacLachlan Gray and an afterword by Frank MacKay."--Issued also in electronic format.