Book Reviews


Blair, John (ed.): The Illustrated Discography of Surf Music 1959–1965

Bream, Jon (ed.): Dylan: Disc by Disc

Brown, Mick: Tearing Down the Wall of Sound—The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector

Cash, Johnny, Man in Black

Christgau, Robert: Any Old Way You Choose It

Clark, Dick: Rock, Roll & Remember

Cornfield, Robert, with Marshall Fallwell, Jr., Just Country

Cortez, Diego: Private Elvis

Davies, Hunter: The Beatles

DiFranco, J. Philip (ed.): The Beatles in Richard Lester’s A Hard Day’s Night

Dillon, Mark: Fifty Sides of the Beach Boys—The Songs That Tell Their Story

Du Noyer, Paul: The Complete John Lennon Songs

Dylan, Bob: The Lyrics: 1961–2012

Dylan, Bob: The Philosophy of Modern Song

Eliot, Marc: Death of a Rebel: A Biography of Phil Ochs

Forbert, Steve: Big City Cat: My Life in Folk-Rock

Gaar, Gillian G.: Boss: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band—The Illustrated History

Gaar, Gillian G.: Hendrix—The Illustrated Story

Gillett, Charlie: Making Tracks

Goldrosen, John: Buddy Holly, His Life and Music

Hall, Tom T.: How I Write Songs, Why You Can

Harry, Bill (ed.): Mersey Beat—The Beginnings of the Beatles

Henderson, David: Jimi Hendrix—Voodoo Child of the Aquarian Age

Holden, Stephen: Triple Platinum

Hopkins, Jerry and Daniel Sugerman: No One Here Gets Out Alive (Jim Morrison bio)

James, Otis: Dolly Parton

John, Elton, Bernie Taupin and David Nutter: Elton—It’s a Little Bit Funny

Kortez, Mary Lee (ed.): Dreaming of Dylan: 115 Dreams About Bob

Kubernik, Harvey: Leonard Cohen—Everybody Knows

Landau, Deborah: Janis Joplin—Her Life and Times

Lennon, John & Yoko Ono: John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band

Lynn, Loretta with George Vecsey: Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner’s Daughter

Marcus, Greil; Mystery Train

Margotin, Philippe and Jean-Michel Guesdon: Bob Dylan: All the Songs—The Story Behind Every Track

Margotin, Philippe and Jean-Michel Guesdon: Pink Floyd: All the Songs—The Story Behind Every Track

Margotin, Philippe, Jean-Michel Guesdon & Scott Freiman: All the Songs—The Story Behind Every Beatles Release

Margotin, Philippe and Jean-Michel Guesdon: The Rolling Stones: All the Songs—The Story Behind Every Track

Marsh, Dave with John Swenson (ed.): The Rolling Stone Record Guide

Murray, Albert: Stomping the Blues

Neill, Andy: Ready Steady Go! The Weekend Starts Here

Ochs, Meredith: Bruce Springsteen: An Illustrated Biography

Offen, Carol, ed., Country Music: The Poetry

Peelaert, Guy and Nik Cohn: Rock Dreams

Popoff, Martin: The Clash—All the Albums, All the Songs

Popoff, Martin: Pink Floyd: Album by Album

Popoff, Martin: Led Zeppelin—All the Albums, All the Songs

Post, Steve: Playing in the FM Band—A Personal Account of Free Radio

Sloman, Larry: On the Road with Bob Dylan

Springsteen, Bruce: Born to Run

Unterberger, Richie: Bob Marley & the Wailers: The Ultimate Illustrated History

Vera, Billy: Rip It Up: The Specialty Records Story

von Schmidt, Eric and Jim Rooney: Baby, Let Me Follow You Down

White, Ryan: Springsteen Album by Album

Williams, Paul: Right to Pass and Other True Stories

Yancey, Becky and Cliff Linedecker: My Life with Elvis

Yorke, Ritchie: The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll

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