Donald Riggio

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.​

Read Donald's Books

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.  

When Gold Turns to Gray

Suggestion Box

If you have ideas on how to make the site better, suggestions for things that you think would be helpful to the group or want to offer a discount to our authors, please Email Us.

Please Note
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
Have a question? 

Visit our FAQ page for the most common questions by members and friends of the tour. If you're still puzzled, drop us a line.

© 2019 Coffee House Tours. All rights reserved.