Death by Rock and Roll (Crimescape)
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Death by Rock and Roll (Crimescape)

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Marvin Gaye, one of the world’s most beloved singers, was gunned down by his own father on April 1, 1984. A generation later, fans of the fragile, troubled musician still puzzle over how it could be that a man who crooned about peace, love and understanding would meet such a violent end—from his own flesh and blood. But why should we be surprised? The history of popular mu...more
ebook, 65 pages
Published July 19th 2011 by Rosetta Books
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This is a very interesting read, and it really illustrates how the glamorous life of being a star does not always mean that your life goes for the better. It really is sad to see how many of these deaths could have been prevented - suicide, drug overdoses, and violence.
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First things first: The name is pronounced CRY-check.

I'm a writer, mostly about murder. In my spare time, I sing and play trombone in a band in the mountains of upstate New York--old-school R&B, like Motown and Stax.

I come from South Omaha, Nebraska, although I now split time between New York and Alabama.

I studied at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Columbia University. I spent much of...more
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