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Stranded: Rock and Roll for a Desert Island

by Greil Marcus

Other authors: Tom Smucker (Contributor), Ed Ward (Contributor)

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Essays from various rock critics about what they'd take and why. I found some of the essays very interesting ( )
  aulsmith | Mar 11, 2015 |
A wonderful collection of essays. I'll never forget the experience of reading Ed Ward's "Dedicated to You" (about the 5 Royales); the end took me aback, made me laugh, and left me a wiser man. ( )
  languagehat | Oct 27, 2005 |
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Christgau, RobertForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 030681532X, Paperback)

When rock critic Greil Marcus asked 20 other writers on rock what one rock-and-roll album they'd want to take to a desert island, the resulting 20 fervent essays by the likes of Dave Marsh, Lester Bangs, and Robert Christgau became this engaging book. It's a brief but intense amusement to imagine spending the rest of your life under a coconut palm listening to The Kinks, The Eagles, Van Morrison or The Ronettes.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:57:35 -0400)

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