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A Message From Elliott: Rock Dreams

Elliott Murphy - Rock Dreams

Next to the rocking horse at Pain d’Epice in Passage Jouffroy, Paris (1979 & 2022)

Rock Dreams was (and is) an amazing illustrated coffee-table book that was published in 1970 and 1973 featuring unforgettable iconic and mythmaking portraits of musicians, bands and singers (mostly rock stars) including Elvis, Dylan, The Rolling Stones and almost anyone else you can think of from Chubby Checker to Joe Cocker – from Tina Turner to Diana Ross – from The Beach Boys to The Kinks and on and on. This book also included portraits of some pre-rock super stars such as Johnny Ray and Frank Sinatra as well as blues legends like B.B. King and Big Joe Turner. When I first opened that book I had the impression that every exaggerated image I had indelibly engraved into my brain of those who lived on the rock ‘n roll mount Olympus had somehow been transmitted onto those glossy pages. I’m sure many others of my generation had the same uncanny feeling. 

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  1. What The Fuck Is Going On From the album "Ricochet" 5:25
  2. Rock 'n Roll 'n Rock 'n Roll From the album "Elliott Murphy" 3:30
  3. You Never Know What You're In For From the album "Night Lights" 4:19
  4. Last Of The Rock Stars From the album "Aquashow" 3:43
  5. Everything I Do (Leads Me Back To You) From the album "Selling The Gold" (with Bruce Springsteen) 4:47
  6. Green River From the album "Strings Of The Storm" 6:31
  7. On Elvis Presley's Birthday From the album "12" 3:28
  8. Anastasia From the album "Just A Story From America" 5:10
  9. Euro Tour From the album "Affairs" 3:57
  10. Come On Louann From the album "Soul Surfing" 4:06

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    Tinnitus Journals – Volume 1

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  • Elliott Murphy - Live in Bilbao
    Live In Bilbao Now Available!

    Finally a CD version of the legendary Elliott Murphy with Olivier Durand sold-out Bilbao concert of 2015 featuring songs from the EP Intime (“Benedict’s Blues,” “Sweet Honky Tonk”) as well as classic Murphy songs.
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Music

Elliott Murphy - Ricochet

Richochet

Record Details

2019
Genre:
Rock

Murphyland Records

Elliott Murphy - Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

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2017
Genre:
Rock

Murphyland Records

Elliott Murphy - Intime

Intime

Record Details

2014
Genre:
Rock

Last Call Records

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