Standing Room Only Publisher Milliken, Announces Book Deal With Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

BELLOWS FALLS, VERMONT - Standing Room Only publisher, Joe Milliken, recently announced a publishing agreement with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, to publish his first book. It is a biography about the late Benjamin Orr, co-founder, co-lead vocalist and bassist of the platinum-selling rock band The Cars. The book is set for a fall release.

The Cars will be inducted into Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in April, which also happens to be Orr's hometown, and Milliken will be reporting from the ceremony for SRO and Goldmine Magazine, a music collectors publication he also contributes to. The Moody Blues, Dire Straits, Bon Jovi, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe will also be inducted.

Milliken and his public relations person, Donna Neale, are currently organizing book-related events and interviews, and have created an "Orr Book" Facebook page and Twitter account to use as platforms for upcoming announcements. For all book inquiries and announcements, please visit the page at, on Twitter at @benorrbook or by email at Of course, SRO will also be reporting on all things "Orr Book!" #LetsGo

Please stay tuned for an official press release announcement, information on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, feature articles, author events and interviews, and special book purchase discounts. (Photo: BEN ORR COLLECTION. Used with permission)