An exhaustive, well-researched account of the conception, recording, and reception of the Fab Four's 1966 album.
Boyd deftly juggles arcane and eminent facts in his exploration of the forever-in-flux artist, from his Canadian beginnings to California boom, and from “Mr. Soul” to Motown soul. Yes: Motown!
Robert Rodriguez thinks The Beatles Revolver is far superior to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Without descending into "tell-all" sensationalism, Way Down is an entertaining and informative memoir about Jerry Scheff as a working musician.
Freddy Cannon shares his memories of life as an early rock 'n' roll "teen idol."
Detroit’s Mitch Ryder writes a hard-edged memoir of fame, pain, and rock and roll survival.
Chuck Eddy talks about his 25 years as a music critic and why he is not a "contrarian."
If you hate Dave Matthews you'll love this novel. The death of Joey Ramone triggers a life-altering course of events for the protagonist of Rose’s debut novel.
Well-written and comprehensive presentation of the facts of Patti Smith's life, but like all biographies is unable to offer insight into who she is.
It was the shock of the raucous and enigmatic new, careening away in quiet-loud dynamics of sex, scripture, and surreality.