Jim Cosby and the Holy Rollers

photo_1000Jim is an attorney and music writer living in Philadelphia. He is currently shopping his manuscript, THE DAWN OF ROCK: THE TRUE STORY OF DEVIL’S MUSIC, HOLY ROLLERS, HILLBILLIES AND AMERICAN SPIRIT (Excerpted on PopMatters: http://tinyurl.com/lcp8qvh, and, below, at “More Features”).
He has previously published several law review articles on the parent-child relationship, and also previously wrote for MusicOMH.com.
Jim can be contacted at JimCosby01@Yahoo.com

The musical feature this episode is Dharma’s Initiative.



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