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Loaded: The Life (and Afterlife) of the Velvet Underground

An informed narrative interspersed with quotes, this book paints a page-turning picture of the legendary Velvet Underground. Will appeal to general readers and rock aficionados.

Sweet Dreams: The Story of the New Romantics

Strongly recommended for fans of the era’s music and those interested in pop culture history.

Wichita Lineman: Searching in the Sun for the World’s Greatest Unfinished Song

This affectionate memorial to Campbell and rather hagiographic take on Webb’s talent might have worked better as a long article for Rolling Stone or The New Yorker, as it tends to repetitiveness and often veers into self-serving territory. Sadly, the whole does not equal the sum of its (many excellent) parts.


David Bowie: A Life

Far from an "introductory course," this tome is best reserved for 301-level Starman fans. [See Prepub Alert, 4/24/17.]

Mr. Mojo: A Biography of Jim Morrison

A succinct introduction to Morrison and a solid place to start for new fans; those wanting a more detailed history are given myriad sources to expand their knowledge of Morrison and the Doors.

The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music: From Adele to Ziggy, the Real A to Z of Rock and Pop

While libraries will want to maintain more objective comprehensive resources in their music collections, this title could be considered an optional purchase offering humorous material and clever but subjective cultural analysis.

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