Tag Archives: Genres & Styles/Rock

Guided by Voices: A Brief History

by James Greer

“Guided By Voices: A Brief History delves into [Robert Pollard’s] music and the vast circle of rock musicians which have contributed to his development….

A Drink with Shane MacGowan

by Shane MacGowan

“Entertaining and shocking at the same time. . . . Informative and fun. . . . This book is really good because, in a…

Down the Highway

by Howard Sounes

“Sounes [has] produced [a] fascinating and finely written account of Dylan’s life and times, while managing at the same time to provide interesting evaluations…

Complicated Shadows

by Graeme Thomson

“Sensitive, impeccably researched account of his journey from pub-rock mediocrity in Flip City to New Wave megastardom with the Attractions and beyond.” –Time Out…

Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom

by Nik Cohn

“A brilliant book. I know of nothing else in which pop as life-style, mythology, and music, these three, is so fully realized.” –Tony Richardson,…

Anatomy of a Song

by Marc Myers

Based on the popular Wall Street Journal column Anatomy of a Song, the story behind the rock, R&B, and pop hits that have influenced…

The Act You’ve Known for All These Years

by Clinton Heylin

“No finer document of the psychedelic music movement of the late-’60s swinging London exists than Heylin’s richly detailed . . . The Act You’ve…