June 13, 2019

One of R.E.M.’s subtle tricks was to musically capture the South’s rich, conflicting textures and deep, boggy history. Theirs is the weird South of kudzu and folk art, Faulkner instead of Skynyrd.

May 13, 2019

Writer Christopher McKittrick has always been a lifelong Rolling Stones fan, but he's also a born and raised New Yorker. He's finally written a book on both subjects in Can't Give It Away On Seventh Avenue: The Rolling Stones And New York City. The new book...

April 22, 2019

Throughout All Gates Open, Rob Young is a consistently trustworthy guide, ushering readers deftly across the life and times of a band that, including reunions and solo projects, spanned over 30 years.

April 10, 2019

As author David Browne details the band's struggles with the changing times in a topsy-turvy industry, all four men embrace humility… even if they’re not talking to each other.

September 7, 2018

Kaukonen isn’t afraid to allow himself to be raw and exposed, which makes Been So Long a therapeutic exercise for the author, and a lesson in humble elegance for the rest of us.

August 14, 2017

"Runnin’ With the Devil" is the first successful in-depth look into this important American rock band, and Monk writes a wholly engaging story depicting the good, the bad, and the harrowingly ugly in the late 1970s music industry.

April 12, 2017

In Testimony, Robbie Robertson offers a vivid read for fans of the Band with fresh takes on music biz stories old as time and its own, in-house Civil War.

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