‘Exiled’ signing to take place at Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Published 3:04 pm Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of “Exiled: The Climax and Surrender of Jimmy Stokley” at the Bluegrass Heritage Museum on May 25th from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Author Bill Luxon, along with ex-Exiles Mack Davenport and Mike Howard, will be in attendance for an evening filled with reminiscing and celebration.

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The highly anticipated book written by founding member Bill Luxon, unveils the captivating story of The Exiles, a renowned touring band from the 1960s. This compelling narrative sheds light on the charismatic frontman, Jimmy

Stokley and the band’s journey through the exhilarating and tumultuous world of rock-n-roll.

Exile soared to national stardom with their chart-topping hit “Kiss You All Over” and mesmerized audiences across the country as a fixture on Dick Clark’s “Caravan of Stars”. However, the band’s rise to fame came with its fair share of challenges as they navigated a whirlwind of sex, drugs, and the pressures of the music industry.

In “Exiled,” Bill Luxon, a founding member of Exile, provides an intimate and firsthand account of the band’s meteoric ascent, as well as the personal struggles they faced. This captivating memoir is a must-read for music enthusiasts, fans of Exile, and those interested in the rich history of rock-n-roll.

Published by Acclaim Press, Inc., “Exiled” spans 256 pages and is available for purchase in hardcover for $26.95. The book can be found on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, www.exiledbook.com, and other leading online retailers.