Nothing's Bad Luck: The Lives of Warren Zevon

deC. M. Kushins

7 mai 2019|
Nothing's Bad Luck: The Lives of Warren Zevon de C. M. Kushins
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Biography of legendary singer-songwriter Warren Zevon,spanning his nomadic youth and early recording career to his substance abuse, final album, and posthumous Grammy Awards

As is the case with so many musicians, the life of Warren Zevon was blessed with talent and opportunity yet also beset by tragedy and setbacks. Raised mostly by his mother with an occasional cameo from his gangster father, Warren had an affinity and talent for music at an early age. Taking to the piano and guitar almost instantly, he began imitating and soon creating songs at every opportunity. After an impromptu performance in the right place at the right time, a record deal landed on the lap of a teenager who was eager to set out on his own and make a name for himself. But of course, where fame is concerned, things are never quite so simple.

Drawing on original interviews with those closest to Zevon, including Crystal Zevon, Jackson Browne, Mitch Albom, Danny Goldberg, Barney Hoskyns, and Merle Ginsberg,Nothing''s Bad Lucktells the story of one of rock''s greatest talents. Journalist C.M. Kushins not only examines Zevon''s troubled personal life and sophisticated, ever-changing musical style, but emphasizes the moments in which the two are inseparable, and ultimately paints Zevon as a hot-headed, literary, compelling, musical genius worthy of the same tier as that of Bob Dylan and Neil Young.

InNothing''s Bad Luck, Kushins at last gives Warren Zevon the serious, in-depth biographical treatment he deserves, making the life of this complex subject accessible to fans old and new for the very first time.
C. M. Kushinshas been a freelance journalist for over fifteen years. After graduating from SUNY Empire State College with a degree in communications he worked for MTV and the NAACP. His writing has appeared in numerous print and online publications, includingHigh TimesandCreative Nonfiction.A musician himself,Nothing''s Bad Luckis his ...
Titre :Nothing's Bad Luck: The Lives of Warren Zevon
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :416 pages, 9.35 X 6.4 X 1.55 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :416 pages, 9.35 X 6.4 X 1.55 po
Publié le :7 mai 2019
Publié par :Hachette Books
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780306921483

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