The Saturday Morning Song Chronicles: Memoirs, Motown, and Music https://amzn.to/3dBhPzf - Release Date 08.2020
"An intimate collection of personal vignettes, The Saturday Morning Song Chronicles span a lifetime love affair with music – weaving Paul’s fascinating personal experiences with painstakingly and passionately researched facts and little-known trivia that bring the history of music right up to date.
From the albums and experiences that sparked Paul’s love of music as a teenager, to his interactions with superstars and world-leaders as a world-renowned vocalist [the Platters], music lovers will be spellbound as they delve deep into the lyrical prose of The Saturday Morning Song Chronicles." - hiddengemsbooks.com
URBAN HAIKU https://amzn.to/2BJwgUs - Released 06/2020
Contemporary urban life. Traditional Japanese poetic structure. East meets West. Haiku will never be the same.
An Amazon #1 New Release in Contemporary Poetry
An Amazon #1 New Release in Japanese Poetry & Haiku.
An Amazon #1 Hot New Release
Benjamin Franklin: Time Tripper https://amzn.to/3dzjq8D
Benjamin Franklin eating at McDonald’s, “expanding his mind” with help from Dr. Timothy Leary, and jamming with Stevie Wonder? Why would he ever want to go back to the 1700s when the 1960s in the Haight/Ashbury district of San Francisco is so groovy?
From Karaoke to the Platters https://amzn.to/3eG3tiA
The inspirational tale of how Paul B Allen III went from singing in karaoke establishments, to become the lead singer of one of the greatest vocal groups of all time. The Platters sang "Only You," "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes," and "The Great Pretender." Paul shares that journey of performing at venues like the world-famous Kennedy Center, backed by the National Symphony Orchestra, and his singing for the rich and famous all around the world, including performing for the Royal Family in London, Prince Albert in Monaco, and being invited to the White House to perform for the President of the United States of America.
The Tall Tales of Erasmus Obadiah Short
He wrestled with Abraham Lincoln, invented the game of baseball, and taught Stevie Wonder how to sing. A reporter’s hunt to find and interview the oldest man in the world comes to an abrupt halt at a home for seniors, when he meets Erasmus Obadiah Short, and hears the intricate, funny, and mesmerizing yarns that Obadiah weaves. The reporter is soon convinced that he has just found a better story than the one he had been looking for. But Obadiah’s story is bigger than even the reporter could imagine.