New PDF release: Black Dogs: The Possibly True Story of Classic Rock's

By Jason Buhrmester

ISBN-10: 030745181X

ISBN-13: 9780307451811

In July 1973, Led Zeppelin performed 3 sold-out indicates at New York’s Madison sq. backyard. prior to the ultimate functionality, $203,000 of the band’s funds went lacking from a secure deposit field on the Drake resort in what was once known as the only optimum deposit field robbery within the city’s background. the cash used to be by no means recovered. Black Dogs will be the tale in the back of the best rock ’n’ roll heist of all time.

the last item nineteen-year-old Patrick Sullivan wanted used to be a brand new rip-off. simply months prior, he had left a path of damaged friendships and new enemies in Baltimore for a clean begin in manhattan urban after a botched theft try out landed considered one of his top acquaintances in penitentiary. but if he spies a briefcase packed with funds behind the curtain at a Led Zeppelin live performance, Patrick makes plans for one final loopy mission–one that he hopes will redeem him within the eyes of every body he left in the back of.

To pull it off, Patrick should go back to his fatherland to around up his staff: Alex, the one that did time for Patrick’s final crime; Frenchy, the neurotic musician who nonetheless lives with mother; and dim-witted yet endearing Keith, the greasy-haired loner who excels at fitting automobile stereos after which uninstalling them, all within the related day.

When the not likely team’s plan is going horribly mistaken, the lads locate themselves combined up with Backwoods Billy, the psychotic chief of the Holy Ghosts Christian motorbike gang. they want a few support, they usually locate it in a few not going locations: via crossing paths and making bargains with a pill-popping DA, a safe-cracking funk band referred to as the recent York Giants, and the Maryland bankruptcy of the Misty Mountain Hoppers Led Zeppelin Fan membership. carrying an extraordinary 1958 Les Paul guitar and a sophisticated plan which could both pass splendidly correct or horribly mistaken, the blokes, fueled by way of beer and egos, make a determined try out at robbing the world’s coolest rock band–to hilarious result.

Black Dogs brings to lifestyles one of many infamously unsolved rock ’n’ roll mysteries and introduces us to a adorable bunch of knuckleheads who can have simply pulled off the best heist in rock ’n’ roll history.

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