Australian author and journalist Ritchie Yorke first person account of John and Yoko’s Canadian Peace Campaign of 1969 and 1970. The Montreal Bed In. The Toronto Varsity Rock Concert. John and Pierre. Traveling the World For Peace. This is the real story, the real truth.
Ritchie Yorke witnessed Led Zeppelin’s phenomenal rise and cataclysmic demise. He documents their story with the objectivity of a seasoned journalist, the enthusiasm of a rock lover, and the compassion of a friend.
The man whose stunningly beautiful lyrics and virtuoso performances have won him a respect and admiration granted to few musicians. His music reaches out to millions. Yet the van himself is shrouded by a mystique that seemed virtually impenetrable.
During the 70s, rock music represented one of Canada’s fastest growing industries. Her artists, composers and producers were establishing themselves at the top of the pop music world.