After asking Warren Zanes, the author of the new Tom Petty biography, "Five Questions," we asked him what was on his bookshelf. He offered up four fascinating choices. Note: the book's descriptions are edited from the publisher's information and are not Zanes'.
Booth travels to the funeral of master bluesman John Hurt with slide-guitar virtuoso Furry Lewis, a man steeped in Southern history.
This masterful exploration of American roots music — country, rockabilly, and the blues — spotlights the artists who created a distinctly American sound, including Ernest Tubb, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard, and Sleepy LaBeef.
"Live at the Apollo: 33 1/3 Series"
Douglas Wolk brings to life an October evening in 1962, at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem and illustrates beautifully the enduring power of one of James Brown's and popular music s defining moments: Live at the Apollo.
"Rule Of The Bone"
In the tradition of Huckleberry Finn and The Catcher in the Rye, Russell Banks’s quintessential novel of a disaffected homeless youth living on the edge of society “redefines they young modern anti-hero."
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