Originally from The Bronx, New York, Donald Riggio has long been a fan of rock and roll music, especially the songs of the first decades of rock and roll, the 1950's & 60's. He is the author of a series of rock and roll novels chronicling the evolution of the genre by creating a strong series of fictional characters who interact with real life people and events both in music and history. Seven-Inch Vinyl (1953-1969), Beyond Vinyl (1969-1986). Both books were Kindle #1 best sellers in the music category. The third book in the series: When Gold Turns to Gray (1986-2001) has recently been published.
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In 1953 our nation feared an explosion that would change the course of history forever. That explosion came in the form of a new music genre that would have the same result.
Seven-Inch Vinyl: A Rock and Roll Novel:
A strong cast of familiar and new characters continue the evolution of Rock And Roll into the “oldies but goodies” era following the mantra to “keep our music alive.”
Beyond Vinyl: The Saga Continues
Entering their twilight years, our characters move into the new millennium, soon shaken by a catastrophic terrorist attack. Once again, music provides the healing power to help move on.