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All of my books can be found at my author page at Amazon. But I encourage you to buy them at your favorite bookseller.

I am the founding guitarist and singer in Buffalo Tom, along with Chris Colbourn and Tom Maginnis. The band was formed in 1986 at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. You can read about the band at BuffaloTom.com, Allmusic.com, and our Facebook page

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Bill Janovitz is the New York Times Bestselling author of Leon Russell: The Master of Space and Time’s Journey Through Rock & Roll History (2023, Hachette Books). He has also written two books on the Rolling Stones: Rocks Off: 50 Tracks That Tell the Story of the Rolling Stones (2013, St. Martin’s Press) and Exile on Main Street (2004 for the Bloomsbury 33 1/3 series). He is one of the three founding members of the Boston-based band, Buffalo Tom, which formed in Northampton in 1986 while students at UMass Amherst. He lives with his family in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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