Rock Lives: Profiles a...
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Very interesting collection of articles about the movers and shakers of popular music. The range of artists is impressive, from Professor Longhair and Elvis Presley to Jimmy Page and Bryan Ferry. White uses narrative, fact listing and interviews to tie each artist’s story into the larger story of pop music. Most entries include a decent biography, but some are a bit more esoteric, commenting more on the artist’s impact instead of how the impact was made. Still, a riveting book for any pop music...more