Greg Lake, John Oates, T-Boz, and John McEuen offer juicy insights to the “rock star”life. But you know what? Their autobiographies are also packed with touching memories and surprising wisdom.
Squeeze, Crowded House, Electric Light Orchestra, Fountains of Wayne and Cheap Trick all made one list. Guess what showed up on the other one?
Janis Joplin, Sam Cooke, Mama Cass, and Brian Jones all left behind rich musical legacies after their tragic, untimely deaths. This bunch of excellent biographies goes deeper into their various stories.
His early journals, actual costumes, even a stray coke spoon bring you close again to the late David Bowie. In a nutshell, the Brooklyn Museum’s “David Bowie Is…” exhibition proves a worthy tribute to one cultural icon who never stopped exploring.
A Silicon Valley genius compelled to hide out in a Las Vegas tribute band? Novelist Ken Goldstein has taken this playful idea and turned it into one hell of a hot summer beach read via “From Nothing.”