Publishers Weekly reviews Blue Guitar Highway

Publishers Weekly

Though Metsa tested the waters in New York and Los Angeles, Minnesota has been home base for most of his career, and there, he is considered a legendary musician and songwriter. Though not as well-known as fellow Minnesotan Bob Dylan, Metsa's story has much in common with those of other rock stars--ample amounts of sex and drugs, plus some trouble with the law and IRS.

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