Reviews for Don't Stop the Music:
“For those who remember the era (Summer of Love), Don't Stop the Music is a delicious summary of memory.”
San Francisco Museum and Historical Society
"John McCarty has put together a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love (1967) that is cheerful and entertaining and even pays tribute to the beauty of west Sonoma County..."
Sonoma County Historical Society
“A trip back in time to the 1960’s San Francisco Fillmore District, up through the Marin & Sonoma coastline to the Russian River hippie heyday and the peace, love, and rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle. A nostalgic read.”
Russian River Historical Society
"Somehow McCarty manages to build sympathy for his motley crew as they embark on a classic road trip from San Francisco to rural northern California."
Northern California Fulbright Association
"Familiar folks, home-grown scenery, and candid attitudes will put you happily in the middle of all the action."
Stephen Gross, The Press Democrat
"All along there is danger, excitement, budding love and a number of unrighteous brawls. The author knows what he writes about.”
Bob Jones, Sonoma West Times & News