An autobiography of Vic Flick, the man responsible for the instantly recognizable guitar strums of the James Bond theme, is in the works.
The Ultimate James Bond Fan Blog alerts us that 007 fans can pre-order Vic Flick, Guitarman now, with the book due for release in August 2008.
The official blurb from publisher BearManor Media follows:
This book is by a musician who worked in every major recording and television studio in London during that wonderful musical period of the 1960s and 1970s.
One of the first call session guitarists in the UK, Vic Flick has a bounty of true stories. Stories of the drama and humor, the tensions and the rewards of working with first class musicians and internationally known artists in the world of recording, Television and Radio.
Vic Flick’s connection with the James Bond films is legend. His guitar sound on the James Bond Theme stirred the hearts and imaginations of a generation. Here is a book that tells of the music business from the inside, about the music, the good and the bad business practices, the money, the agents and the managers.
From the Beatles to Nancy Sinatra, from Tom Jones to Dusty Springfield, it’s all within the pages of Vic’s autobiography.
Vic Flick, Guitarman will retail for $19.95 and can be ordered online at BearManor Media.
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