"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." Elvis Costello
Words and Music, Part II
Continuing with our Words and Music series, part the second presents some newer performer biographies paired with the requisite musical accompaniment, all available through JCLS.
Change of Seasons, by John Oates
Pair Oates’s recent memoir with Hall and Oates second release, 1974’s Abandoned Luncheonette, the one that put them on the map.
Judy and I, by Sid Luft
Ex Sid Luft tells his Judy story – read the book and listen to her 1961 live performance called “the greatest night in show business history”.
Owsley Stanley III
Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III, by Robert Greenfield
Grateful Dead audio engineer and chemist – no matter whether you read or listen, it’s a long strange trip.
Beatles ’66: The Revolutionary Year , by Steve Turner
The end of touring, the making of Revolver, and changing recorded music forever in the process.