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The Kindest Lies

The Kindest Lies

The Lyrics of John Lyle

by John Lyle
Paperback
Publication Date: 28/06/2013
RRP  $26.49 $26.25
Headed for a career as an English professor in the mid 1960's, John Lyle was 'broadsided' by Bob Dylan and The Beatles. His degree went out the window, and so did he, playing in a series of bands and then performing on Canadian network television and radio as a solo act. He was signed to two record labels during this era, but realized that because of his highly sensitive nature he was not cut out for the performing life. John returned to his home in the Vancouver area, and devoted himself to his family, supporting them with a career that may have been more dangerous than the performance stage. He became a postman. John Lyle's wonderful body of work is evidence of a life lived on the streets and in the home, filled with all the love and loss and joy and despair that are part and parcel of being alive. The songs are vital, not written to imitate a commercial trend or to fulfil a contract, but to reflect the intensity of experience and to remain sane.
ISBN:
9781909849013
9781909849013
Category:
Music
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
28-06-2013
Publisher:
Leaky Boot Press
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
172
Dimensions (mm):
216x140x10mm
Weight:
0.23kg

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