As we roll into holiday time, nothing beats a great read. Here’s some of the best music books for you or the rockin’ folk in your life.
Set The Boy Free by Johnny Marr
The Smiths guitarist tells his side of the story about the life and music (and Morrissey) of one of the greatest guitar bands we’ve ever known.
I Am Brian Wilson by Brian Wilson
The Beach Boys are one of the top three bands of all time and Brian Wilson is the reason why. This mix of precise details and personal battles is a fascinating peak inside his incredible genuis.
Under The Big Black Sun – A Personal History of L.A. Punk by John Doe
While X led the way, the L.A. punk scene had a distinctive voice all its own with contributions from those who were there, this is a time capsule of music, politics and personal freedom.
Nowhere With You by Joel Plaskett
Writer Josh O’kane takes us through Plaskett’s journey as a member of Thrush Hermit to an important Canadian songwriter whose tales of east coast life have resonated across the country.
Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
In his own words, The Boss tells his story of what inspired the greatest collection of songs this side of Dylan.