Book Review: Famous Guitarists I Have Met Who Influenced Me

As the guitarist in #1 hit (“96 Tears”) ‘60s garage-rock band Question Mark and the Mysterians, Bobby Balderrama travelled far and wide playing gigs alongside other legendary acts like the Yardbirds, The McCoys, The Seeds and more. In this homegrown memoir, Balderrama recounts those moments and especially what he learned when talking shop with respected players like Rick Derringer, Dick Wagner (Alice Cooper), Johnny Winter, James Burton (Ricky Nelson, Elvis) and others. Available from RLB Publishing, PO Box 106, Essexville, MI 48732. Send check or money order care of Robert L. Balderrama.

By Robert Lee Balderrama

(paperback) $14.50