The basic blueprint calls for Boyd to read selections from his 2006 book, “White Bicycles – Making Music In The 1960s” while Hitchcock performs songs from Boyd’s career.

And what a career! As co-founder of London’s UFO Club, Boyd worked with a very young Pink Floyd and produced the band’s first single, “Arnold Layne.” Boyd also worked with many of the era’s musical heavyweights, including Jimi Hendrix, Fairport Convention and Nick Drake and was stage manager at the Newport Folk Festival when Bob Dylan went electric.

In other words, Boyd is a man with stories to tell.

Hitchcock and Boyd launch the tour in Alexandria, Va., at The Birchmere March 9, play New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge March 11 and stop in North Adams, Mass., for a show at the Mass Moca March 12. Other stops on this brief but very unique outing include Philadelphia at the World Café Live March 14; Detroit at the Detroit Institute Of Arts March 18 and Chicago at the Old Town School of Music where the duo will perform early and late shows.

“As the momentum years of 1965 to 1970 have now crystallized into the golden age of pop/rock, Joe and I have been drawn together by our perspective on how it shaped our lives: his as a young man, mine in teenage limbo,” Hitchcock said. “Joe had a hand in creating a world that revolutionized mine. If he is Dr. Frankenstein, then I’m his monster. Or one of them…”

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