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Blues and Chaos The Music Writing of Robert Palmer

Blues and Chaos The Music Writing of Robert Palmer

Author: Palmer Robert
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Robert Palmer's extraordinary knowledge and boundless love of music were evident in all his writing. He was an authority on rock & roll, blues, jazz, punk, avant-garde, and world music--often discovering new artists and trends years (even decades) before they hit the mainstream. Noted music writer Anthony DeCurtis has compiled the best pieces from Palmer's oeuvre and presents them here, in one compelling volume.A member of the elite group of the defining rock critics who emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, Palmer possessed a vision so complete that, as DeCurtis writes, "it's almost as if, if you read Bob, you didn't need to read anyone else." "Blues & Chaos "features some of his most memorable pieces about John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Moroccan trance music, Miles Davis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Philip Glass, and Muddy Waters. Wonderfully entertaining, infused with passion, and deeply inspiring, "Blues & Chaos "is a must for music fans everywhere.

"Reading Blues & Chaos, a dazzling collection of writing . . . is to be reminded of [Robert Palmer's] singular talent, his range of interests and passions. . . . Editor Anthony DeCurtis has chosen wonderfully in this collection, which showcases Palmer's gifts as an informed enthusiast and brilliant chronicler of musical moments."--"Times-Picayune"
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General Fields

  • : 9781416599753
  • : Scribner Book Company
  • : Scribner Book Company
  • : November 2011
  • : 226mm X 152mm X 41mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Palmer Robert
  • : Hardback
  • : 452