This book is essential to any Patti fan. It starts off with
a short biography that was well written (by "the Muir," whoever
that is). In addition, there are a lot of photos and drawings
and important reprints, such as that of the
Nov. 29, 1976 "Hungerthon" Interview on WNEW FM, with
Patti's follow-up statement, which was published in Yipster Times
(3/77), and the 1973 interview in Interview magazine.
[NB: all three now available on this website.] There
are also reprints of book reviews and lists of articles from different
magazines, including record and concert reviews with dates.
There is also a huge list of bootleg records with tracks and sound ratings.
I've noticed that some of the more current retrospectives published
since Dream of Life make use of material from
High on Rebellion. --J.D.D.
Added comment from F.W.: neither Rock & Roll Madonna nor
High on Rebellion are conventional-looking books with copyright
pages, ISBN #s, etc. They are small-press publications that look like thick
bound magazines, in a 8 1/2" x 11" format.