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Tales of the Road Warriors

Hal Aaron Cohen, musician, singer songwriter and podcaster

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Tales of the Road Warriors
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Band history and foundation of Strawberry Alarm Clock

How they arrived at the name.

Oingo Boingo connection

Venice Beach

Writers of Incense and Peppermints getting “jacked”

Bad practices in the music businesses by music biz types.

More personnel swaps and other Alarm Clock stories

Similarity to the Doors. Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger.

Comparisons with other bands.

Other songs - Curse of the Witches and World on Fire

The Unjust Drug Bust

Ontario Motor Speedway gig with Ben Balloon

Other names that came up: Frankie Avalon,Connie Stevens, John Walmsley, Richard Marx and  Madonna.

Remaking Incense and Peppermints, Licensing woes

Roger Ebert, Valley of the Dolls

The Seeds Tribute to Sky Saxon

Playing unplugged

Links to Strawberry Alarm Clock Website, Videos and Other Resources

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