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A Life Not Lost

A Life Not Lost

The adventures of an exceptional child from a large, talented American family unlocking his full potential. What was it like going to school in Hackensack? How crazy were rock and roll bands? Touring the country and the drug culture exposed. House parties at 303 Summit Avenue. Life in the 60s and 70s America.

Milton’s voice rings true.

48 Stories

  • Prologue – Milton is Born
  • Greek Lunch – 1958 – Milton sneaks off to lunch
  • Mr. Fox – 1963 – A helpful teacher tries his best
  • Hello Steve – 1966 – A lifelong friend is made
  • Uncle Count – 1966 – Texas summer with a special uncle
  • Learning the Pony – 1967 – 9th grade dance lessons by school stars
  • Steve and the Possum – 1968 – look before you leap
  • Peter Breaks His Neck- 1968 – Daddy to the rescue
  • Lord of the Flies – 1968 – Acting out in the jungle
  • The First Hit – 1968 – Visiting the West Village
  • Battle of the Bands – 1968 – Their first gig
  • Miami Pop – December 1968 – Surprise trip down south
  • Super Bowl III – 1968 – The Jets win and so does Milton
  • Wilt – July 1969 – Meeting a legend
  • Woodstock – August 1969 – A 15-year old’s take on the great festival
  • The Twins Birthday Party – 1970 – Jersey high school party after going down the shore
  • Marlou and Me Go To Woodstock – 1970 – Looking for something in the worst way
  • Butchy – 1970 – A friend from the other side of the tracks
  • Always a Basketball Lover – 1970 – Does size matter?
  • Bong Washington DC – March 1971 – Milton introduces the first Bong to New York
  • Carbitol – 1971 – Milton does his part and is taken into the gang
  • Diane – 1971 – First girlfriend has a dark twist at it’s beginning
  • Hasbrouck Heights Labor Day Concert – 1971 – A new kind of band that the police don’t take kindly to
  • Little Joe’s – 1971 – Italian topless club in upstate New York helps the band find an identity
  • Louie and the Skin Pop – 1971 – Bad Drugs enter Milton’s life
  • Vinnie – 1972 – Wanting acceptance, Milton is drawn in by the wrong person
  • Joe G – 1972 – Milton goes off the deep end when tragedy forces him to confront his life choices
  • Peter of Peter, Paul, and Mary – 1973 – Rock and Roll mayhem and a cross-country tour
  • Louie Returns – 1973 – Old habits die hard and threaten Milton’s new rock world
  • The Gardener – 1973 – Growing your own doesn’t work out for Milton
  • Emma – 1974 – A great woman almost gets Milton to face himself
  • Brother to Brother at The Apollo – 1975 – Another blind alley leaves him questioning his direction
  • Bleak Thanksgiving – Home – 1975 – Death creates a downward spiral Milton fights to overcome
  • Daddy Marries the Third Time – 1976 – His Father refuses to give his approval but the boys step in as substitutes
  • Damon House – 1977 – A trip to cop drugs in New York City set Milton up to do time for the crime
  • Finding Maddie – 1978 – The right girl shows up. Is he ready for her?
  • Full Force – Milton is back in a band playing hard funk mixed with Doobie Brothers. What?
  • Bergen Community College – 1978 – Another chance to make a life
  • More Maddie – 1978 – Figuring it out with the help of someone who cares
  • Toga Party – 1978 – Some great fun with the guys with a surprising end
  • A New World with Maddie – 1979 – Someone believes in Milton enough to make him try

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