Video #4: Relix Book – Merl Saunders, Toni Brown & “Save the Rainforests” Editorials

November 27, 2009

Lee Abraham, co-editor of The Relix Book explains the 5 different Sections of the book, each representing various points in time during the magazine’s first 25 years. In this 4th of a series, Lee spotlights the great Merl Saunders as one of Relix most featured and beloved artists, as well as Relix legendary Editor and Publisher Toni Brown ground breaking series of editorials in the late ’80s on saving the Rainforests, an early precursor of today’s Green Movement.

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Video #3: Relix Book – Part 1, Dead Relix (continued)

November 25, 2009


Lee Abraham, co-editor of The Relix Book explains the 5 different Sections of the book, each representing various points in time during the magazine’s first 25 years. In this 3rd of a series, Lee spotlights Relix in the late 1970’s with a rare Robert Hunter interview on writing lyrics for the Grateful Dead, a controverisal Mick Jagger “Nipple Shot” Relix magazine cover, as well as two great Relix covers featuring Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir in Egypt!

Relix Book – Part 1, Dead Relix – And So It Begins

November 24, 2009

Lee Abraham, co-editor of The Relix Book explains the 5 different Sections of the book, each representing various points in time during the magazine’s first 25 years. In this 2nd of a series, Lee spotlights Relix early years with the art of Relix #1 artist Gary Kroman, as well as the first magazine covers hand drawn by Relix first editor and legendary concert taper, Jerry Moore.

Relix Book Video Introduction

November 23, 2009

This is my first video post. In spite of its flaws I’m so excited about the Relix Book I couldn’t wait to post this video and start spreading the word!

Click here to purchase Relix, The Book!

Relix, the Book!!

October 5, 2009

Relix, the Book

The Relix Book is loaded with the best of Relix Magazine’s quarter century of rock and roll journalism, featuring rare photos, vivid full color artwork, magazine covers, plus interviews and feature articles assembled for the first time in one volume!

From the Grateful Dead, Robert Hunter, Hot Tuna, and the Allman Brothers to Bob Marley, Phish, Widespread Panic and so many more, Relix Magazine has always enjoyed a unique relationship with the music it covers. Now you can relive Relix magazine’s mind blowing, historic early years in one very cool book!

$24.95 Special mrlee.com price includes shipping! ($29.95 Suggested Retail + Shipping) – that’s right: $5 less AND SHIPPING IS FREE! 

The Relix Book

At long last – Hot off the Press!! Relix, the Book: “The Grateful Dead Experience”

September 7, 2009

Relix CoverI am super excited to announce the long awaited Relix Book will be available for your enjoyment in a couple of weeks! 

The book is being published by Backbeat Books of the Hal Leonard Publishing group. Check out the Relix Book listing on Backbeat’s website, as well as the tons of great music books in their catalog!  

The Relix Book is AMAZING! Beautiful, high quality “four color art” on all 256 pages with the best photos, artwork, interviews and more from Relix magazine’s first quarter century of rock and roll journalism.  

Mix in fresh material from Toni Brown, longtime Relix Publisher and Editor, with her insight and behind the scenes stories, and the Relix book crackles with energy as an exhilarating read for Deadheads, Rock and Rollers, and Music Freaks of all shapes and size.

Note from the Shameless Promotion Dept: Reserve a signed, limited edition copy today by sending an email to lee@mrlee.com as a gift for the rock and rollers in your world. Trust me, Nothing says “You Rock!” to someone you love better than a Relix Book gift!

Welcome to my world!

March 6, 2009

I am completing the outine for “Domino Effect,” a toe curling yarn of four houses, four Realtors, shameless greed, pop culture, the Grateful Dead and a wired world of guilty pleasure.  

If you found this page thru Twitter, I am ‘following’ you because there’s something about your online personna that makes me think you will get a chuckle from the story of Dom N. O’biscum, an ambitious but tone deaf young Realtor with a huge database and unlimited opportunity for personal development.  

I invite you to keep an eye on my work!