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Da Capo Best Music Writing 2002 : The Year's Finest Writing On Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country, & More - Jonathan Lethem

Da Capo Best Music Writing 2002

The Year's Finest Writing On Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country, & More

Paperback Published: 1st October 2002
ISBN: 9780306811661
Number Of Pages: 368

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It's here: the third and latest volume in the series that you have come to rely upon for your music-reading fix. The 2002 volume will celebrate the year's best writing about music and its culture, as selected by Jonathan Lethem, best-selling novelist, music hound, and self-confessed closet rock-writer. With pieces on a dazzling array of topics from more than a hundred sources, the collection brings you remarkable essays by journalists and authors who are as serious about writing as they are about music. It's required reading for anyone who loves either art. Past contributors have included: David Rakoff Mike Doughty Lorraine Ali Greil Marcus Richard Meltzer Robert Gordon Sarah Vowell Nick Tosches Anthony DeCurtis William Gay Whitney Balliett Lester Bangs Rosanne Cash Susan Orlean Eddie Dean Selwyn Seyfu Hinds Alec Wilkinson David Hajdu

Introductionp. ix
A Ramone Leaves Home: Joey 1951-2001 Village Voicep. 1
Soljas Grantap. 5
J. Lo vs. K. Sul City Pagesp. 25
"Help Me Make It Through the Night": The Anatomy of a Record The Journal of Country Musicp. 30
The DJ's New Lexicon Feedp. 54
Two from The Onion "God Finally Gives Shout-Out Back to All His Niggaz"p. 62
Days of the Nu Salon.comp. 177
Only a Northern Song Village Voicep. 188
Walking on Thin Ice The Wirep. 193
Strokes Thread Ilovemusic.comp. 210
Constant Sorrow New Yorkerp. 217
England's Oldest Hitmakers Village Voicep. 232
Seven Years in the Life NY Review of Booksp. 237
Gimme Shelter Chicago Readerp. 248
Days Between Stations: Kelly Hogan Interviewp. 253
A Long, Strange Trip Texas Monthlyp. 256
Gettin' Paid New Yorkerp. 275
The Moon Looks Down and Laughs Flauntp. 292
That Same Lonesome Blood Oxford Americanp. 319
With Joey Gone, I Finally Get the Diana Fetish Toronto Globe and Mailp. 339
Other Notable Essays of 2001p. 343
List of Contributorsp. 345
Creditsp. 351
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ISBN: 9780306811661
ISBN-10: 0306811669
Series: Da Capo Best Music Writing
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st October 2002
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1