From a legendary music journalist with four decades of
unprecedented access, an insider''s behind-the-scenes look at the
major personalities of rock and roll.
Lisa Robinson has interviewed the biggest names in
music--including Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, John Lennon,
Patti Smith, U2, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Jay Z and Kanye West. She
visited the teenage Michael Jackson many times at his Encino home.
She spent hours talking to John Lennon at his Dakota apartment--and
in recording studios just weeks before his murder. She introduced
David Bowie to Lou Reed at a private dinner in a Manhattan
restaurant, helped the Clash and Elvis Costello get their record
deals, was with the Rolling Stones on their jet during a
frightening storm, and was mid-flight with Led Zeppelin when their
tour manager pulled out a gun. A pioneering female journalist in an
exclusive boys'' club, Lisa Robinson is a preeminent authority on
the personalities and influences that have shaped the music world;
she has been recognized as rock jounralism''s ultimate
A keenly observed and lovingly recounted look back on years spent
with countless musicians backstage, after hours and on the road,
There Goes Gravity documents a lifetime of riveting
stories, told together here for the first time.