Other Reviews

The Grateful Dead FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Greatest Jam Band in History (Book Review)

Like the other books in the series, The Grateful Dead FAQ delves into its topic with earnest enthusiasm even though the history of this iconic band has already received significant attention from a variety of ...

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Rocks: My Life In & Out Of Aerosmith by Joe Perry (BOOK REVIEW)

The book cover of Joe Perry’s new autobiography is perfect: He looks like a true rock god but you get the impression this legend doesn’t say a lot. His music has always done all the ...

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Brian Jones: The Making Of The Rolling Stones by Paul Trynka (BOOK REVIEW)

Brian Jones, Rolling Stones

Music has always been a bitches brew of spontaneous seduction and pounding vibrations that often caused the soul of the listener to go mad with fever. It’s all over the blues and Jazz and especially ...

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Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie And The Advent Of Punk (BOOK REVIEW)

 “I had no idea that Chris was a voyeur when I met him,” Debbie Harry writes in the forward to her bandmate’s new book. “How could I know? His mother told me when we met ...

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There Goes Gravity by Lisa Robinson (BOOK REVIEW)

There is more than one description for a music journalist. Some of us are living, breathing encyclopedias of recorded music, effortlessly comparing deep cuts from thirty years ago to a newly minted master tape without ...

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Please Be With Me by Galadrielle Allman (Book Review)

“Please Be With Me, A Song for My Father” is, quite simply, the most insightful book written to date about The Allman Brothers Band. In a quest to learn the true nature of the parent ...

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One Way Out: The Inside History of The Allman Brothers Band

Alan Paul creates the chronological narrative of One Way Out: The Inside History of The Allman Brothers Band by interweaving excerpts of interviews with band members, family and friends, business partners and acquaintances, with much ...

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Willin’: The Story of Little Feat

If ever a beloved band (besides the seminal country-rockers Poco) deserved its story told, it’s Little feat. One of the most distinctive rock and roll units of its time, Lowell George and co. went unjustly ...

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Keith Richards on Keith Richards

It’s been a very, very big year for the Rolling Stones. After all, not many bands can say they are legitimately 50 years old. So if you’re looking for a little rock history reading let ...

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The Merciless Book Of Metal Lists & Louder Than Hell

In the late 70’s, a curious paperback book was published, filled with wackily twisted facts about famous people and unusual historical sidebars of eyebrow raising information. It caught people off-guard but the lure to peep ...

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