Tiffany Murray's top 10 rock'n'roll novels | Books | The GuardianAlthough Rock biographies have had a necessarily short history — the music itself is little more than sixty years old — there is a plethora of books out there. There are so many books on the market, it is difficult to separate the good from the bad, or to put it another way, the literary equivalent of Hunky Dory from Tin Machine…. The best online resource I have found was a list in The Observer in which listed their 50 best music books , but which had the criteria that no book should cover more than one band. I have probably devoured about a hundred or so rock biographies etc over the last four or five years so I promise that I have read and enjoyed every book on the list. Very entertaining and candid, Hunter comes across as very likeable.
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I storeis go much higher than that. Great pop culture tome. Full of hilarious stories and a very good read. Rock'n'roll - from Robert Johnson to Jack White - is a coming-of-age sound that allows us to find ourselves, and maybe others.
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Given her iconic status and brief career, there isn't exactly an aura of mystery around Joplin. It seems certain she would have had more masterpieces in her, I notice Greil Marcus in the pile of books but not in the list. Nina Wilson rated it really liked it May 08, if she'd had longer to live.
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Diamond Star Halo, her second, was published earlier this month. She studied at UEA, and has taught creative writing there and elsewhere. She lives in the Welsh Marches. Rock'n'roll — from Robert Johnson to Jack White — is a coming-of-age sound that allows us to find ourselves, and maybe others. I love these novels because they attempt to capture threshold, anarchic times where anything might happen; that, to me is rock'n'roll. After all, rock'n'roll is a spectacle — of beauty, truth, all of that — and it's one you want to drink in.
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The guitar has different ideas. Kristofferson didn't even get his boots off, and they shredded Joplin's satin sheets. Just Eat. This comment has been deleted.
Delete Comment Are you sure you want to delete this comment. Ian Hunter is Rock n Roll. Blues by Ed Wattsa murder mystery set in the Grateful Dead parking lot scene…. Very funny.