Table of Contents
12. THE HOLLIES: I Can't Let Go
21. THE SHIRELLES: Will You Love Me Tomorrow
103. THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY: I Woke Up In Love This Morning
132. THE JIVE FIVE: What Time Is It?
134. FREDA PAYNE: Band Of Gold
"Seemed like a good idea for a book, too. I've written for magazines for decades, I've written for other people's books, but I've never had a book with my name on the front cover. In late 2018, I started putting together The Greatest Record Ever Made! (Volume 1) as a book. In 2019, I secured an agent, wrote a formal book proposal, and things seemed to snapping into place for my GREM! book.
"Until, y'know, they weren't snappin' anymore.
"I went over some of the circumstances of the book's (perhaps permanent) pause here...But I have not given up on my baby. I haven't given up on The Greatest Record Ever Made!...
"...Each song is great. Each song is the greatest, in its own infinite turn. There oughtta be a book about that. Maybe there will be."
Nine chapters to go. Ten if I decide to add Headgirl's "Please Don't Touch." About 142,000 words written in the completed chapters, with a goal of keeping the final total under 155,000 words. This book's gonna get done.
Will it get published? I think it will. I hope so, anyway. That, my friends, would be the greatest.
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