Music in the Air: The Selected Writings of Ralph J. Gleason by Ralph J. Gleason

Music in the Air: The Selected Writings of Ralph J. Gleason

byRalph J. GleasonEditorToby GleasonForeword byJann Wenner

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The co-founder of Rolling Stone magazine, Ralph J. Gleason was among the most respected journalists, interviewers, and critics writing about popular music in the latter half of the twentieth century. As a longtime contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, Down Beat, and Ramparts, his expertise and insights about music, musicians, and cultural trends were unparalleled, whether his subject was jazz, folk, pop, or rock and roll. He was the only music journalist included on President Richard Nixon’s infamous “Enemies List,” which Gleason himself considered “the highest honor a man’s country can bestow upon him.”
 
This sterling anthology, edited by Gleason’s son Toby, himself a forty-year veteran of the music business, spans Ralph J. Gleason’s four decades as popular music’s preeminent commentator. Drawing from a rich variety of sources, including Gleason’s books, essays, interviews, and LP record album liner notes, it is essential reading for writers, historians, scholars, and music lovers of every stripe.
Title:Music in the Air: The Selected Writings of Ralph J. GleasonFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300221096

ISBN - 13:9780300221091

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