Thursday, February 2, 2012 |
Dave Bidini was the rhythm guitarist for the Rheostatics, who are still widely considered one of Canada's most influential and unconventional rock bands of the 1980s and '90s. In 1998, Bidini published his first book, On a Cold Road, an account of the band's tour with fellow Canadian icons The Tragically Hip. Since then, Dave has gone on to write 10 books, including his latest, Writing Gordon Lightfoot, which was published in October 2011.
On Thursday, February 2,we chatted with Dave Bidini about On a Cold Road, his musical and literary adventures and everything in between.
You can read the replay below the jump!
On a Cold Road will be defended by supermodel Stacey McKenzie in the Canada Reads 2012 debates. The debates will air at 11 a.m. (11:30 a.m. in Newfoundland) on CBC Radio One and will be livestreamed on CBC Books at 10 a.m. ET on February 6,7, 8 and 9.