Bob Robertson

Bob Robertson

A professional journalist, numerous websites and blogs/4 novellas available through Amazon Paperback and book on aspects of American History/Please see thenovelideaandassociates.net for further details...

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  • Bob Robertson
    Published 3 years ago
    The Greatest Music Man You Have Probably Never Heard Of

    The Greatest Music Man You Have Probably Never Heard Of

    So, what you do if you're a scion of one of the richest dynasties in America? Well, you turn to music, of course. John Henry Hammond, Jr., born in 1911 into a branch of the Vanderbilt family, was never destined to tread a path into the world of banking. From an early age, he was only interested in music.
  • Bob Robertson
    Published 3 years ago
    Oh God Ma! I'm On the Cover of 'Rolling Stone?'

    Oh God Ma! I'm On the Cover of 'Rolling Stone?'

    In the year 1967, during the height of the ‘Summer of Love,’ a young man living in San Francisco realized that Pop-Music was changing. Like many who attended the Monterey Festival in June of that year, he got the vibe that the whole movement had shifted. From a joyous escape from the mundane realities of life, the joys of a youthful had turned into a free love, alternative society with the music at its heart.
  • Bob Robertson
    Published 3 years ago
    It Really Was 50 Years Ago Today!

    It Really Was 50 Years Ago Today!

    The Beatles manager Brian Epstein had just come out of a drug-induced collapse in May 1967, in the Priory Hospital in Roehampton in West London, when he heard the group he had propelled to international stardom’s latest album. A stereo had been set up by his bedside and acetate provided; he closed his eyes, lay back and listened to the magic that filled the room.