By Ben Fong-Torres

ISBN-10: 030682132X

ISBN-13: 9780306821325

The saga of the mythical la band Little Feat is one among rock 'n' roll's nice tales. shaped in 1969 through ex-members of Frank Zappa's moms of Invention, Little Feat created groove-heavy tune that was once an impossible to resist mixture of rock, blues, R&B, state, jazz, soul, and funk.
Fronted by means of the charismatic yet doomed vocalist and great slide guitarist Lowell George, the band recorded such vintage studio albums as Sailin' Shoes and Dixie Chicken, in addition to Waiting for Columbus, which many deliberate to be the best reside albums of all time.

Acclaimed journalist Ben Fong-Torres—working with Little Feat's surviving contributors, their pals, and associates—wrote Willin' in response to hours of name new interviews with the foremost gamers. the end result? the 1st definitive biography of this loved rock 'n' roll establishment.

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The Gs kept building, and at their peak I was straining to keep my vision. When the spacecraft reached orbital velocity, on a path that had leveled off and was now running parallel to the Earth's surface, the sustainer engine cut off, and a series of small rockets fired to separate the spacecraft from the booster. €quired to achieve a circular orbit of the Earttr. The centrifugal force of the spacecraft's fonrard motion would keep it literally free-falling around the Earth on a coume no closer than 100 miles (perigee) and no farther away than 165 miles (apogee).

Gus had no such wounds. S. orbital mission, flown by John Glenn on Febnrary 20, 1962, aboard Friendship 7, put us in the space race for keeps. As with the first suborbital Aight" this mission was preceded by the launch ofa chimpanzee, Enos. Scheduled for three orbits, the spacecraft was brought back after only two orbits due to the failure of an attitudecontrol thnrsterjet and the overteating of an inverter in the electrical system; IV{aking matters worse for Enos, each time he responded to a light during the flight and pushed a button as he'd been nained to do, he received not a banana pellet as he should have, but an electric shock.

The Gs kept building, and at their peak I was straining to keep my vision. When the spacecraft reached orbital velocity, on a path that had leveled off and was now running parallel to the Earth's surface, the sustainer engine cut off, and a series of small rockets fired to separate the spacecraft from the booster. €quired to achieve a circular orbit of the Earttr. The centrifugal force of the spacecraft's fonrard motion would keep it literally free-falling around the Earth on a coume no closer than 100 miles (perigee) and no farther away than 165 miles (apogee).

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