We recently talked to author Burt Feintuch, author of the recently released Talking New Orleans Music, and asked what his favorite music reads are. "My list, thanks to my being an academic, may be a little odd compared to some," said Feintuch, but we think you'll find them fascinating nonetheless. Here's what Burt recommends.
Today, we put "Five Questions" to Burt Feintuch, co-author with photographer Gary Samson, of the recent book Talking New Orleans Music: Crescent City Musicians Talk about Their Lives, Their Music, and Their City, available now from University Press of Mississippi. Feintuch has also autho
Yesterday's news on David Bowie's passing was a stunner....just a massive loss. If you need any more proof of his influence, originality and artistry — other than your ears and eyes (also known as sound and vision...) — look no further than the astonishing number of books written about music's greatest chameleon. Pick an era. Pick a book. Any one will do.
You overdid it last night and can't get out of bed. Maybe you simply stayed up all night watching the "Twilight Zone" marathon. Either way, you're wiped out and your prospects for accomplishing anything meaningful are nil. So if the TV is too loud at its lowest setting, or you can't yet face your mirror, grab one of these books. You'll feel better...
Today, "Five Questions" were put to Ivor Davis, author of The Beatles and Me On Tour. As a reporter for the London Daily Express, Davis received unrestricted access to The Beatles as a member of their entourage on their 1964 tour of America and his book recounts that historic moment in rock and roll history from an insid