The Holidays are here and I bet you have some folks on your gift list who have you puzzled. What to do, what to do? Ah…are they music lovers? Maybe they grew up on the great rock and roll of the ‘60s and ‘70s? Maybe they are fans of the Americana genre—that category which includes singer/songwriters from all corners of the roots music world? Or maybe they’d get a kick out of some of the backstories from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? Heck, maybe they are all of the above! So…here’s an idea! Something different!! I bet [...]
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A "conversation" between Alec Wightman and Charlie Jackson. Recorded live at the Bexley Public Library on November 17th, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPpUHPe0gWo
Recently, CityScene magazine released their featured authors for 2021 and included Alec Wightman on their list. You can read more here and even get a shot at winning a free copy of the book, Music in My Life, Notes From a Longtime Fan.
A longtime executive partner at Baker-Hostetler, Wightman has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1995. Yet, simultaneously, he’s lived a double life promoting shows for artists such as Art Garfunkel and members of Buffalo Springfield and Jefferson Airplane. Wightman has also served on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame board for more than 15 years and completed a stint as its chair. Read more about Alec here, as he sits down with CityScene magazine and talks about his journey from the book Music in My Life: Notes From a Longtime Fan.
There are at least 10 things that Alec Wightman cannot live without. Live music is one of them. Recently, Sophisticated Living out of Columbus, Ohio, sat down with Alec for a chance to find out more about the author of Music in My Life: Notes From a Longtime Fan. You can read more about the things Alec needs in his life, and compare them to your own here.
Alec Wightman reflects on the 'Music in My Life' from concert promotion to the Rock Hall board. Listen on-demand on the WKSU Shuffle podcast, which can be found on Spotify and Apple Podcasts, as well as most other major podcast platforms.
What Difference Does it Make is a mostly-80s podcast that sat down recently with Alec to discuss his book, Music in My Life: Notes From a Longtime Fan. You can freely listen to this podcast on your chosen platform.
The Indispensables is an exciting podcast series about how real people become indispensable and who stand the test of time at work. Listen now to the recently released Indispensables podcast featuring Alec Wightman. This podcast has been released across several streaming platforms so that you can listen on your preferred way. Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Amazon Music Captivate
Louder Than War sat down and reviewed Music In My Life: Notes From A Longtime Fan, stating, “That contagious enthusiasm for music is always at the heart of Music In My Life and only makes the final chapter, which brings Wightman’s story full circle, all the more touching.” You can read more on the Louder Than War website.
Wightman hasn’t written a book before and, in some ways, that’s a good thing. There’s a refreshing honesty and natural humility about this book…a very enjoyable and informative read. Wightman writes with enthusiasm, a wry wit, and and eye for a story, all of which makes this a book to seek out. Read the full review at American UK