The Music Journalism of Joel Selvin: California Rock & Roll

By Joel Selvin; Jim Marshall (Photographer); Greil Marcus (Foreword by)

SLG Books, Paperback, 9780943389424, 400pp.

Publication Date: November 2010


San Francisco Chronicle pop music critic Joel Selvin started covering rock shows for the paper shortly after the end of the Civil War. His writing has appeared in a number of other publications that one would think should have known better. People all over the world are still pissed off about pieces in this collection.

About the Author
Joel Selvin is is coauthor of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Red" and author of the award-winning "Ricky Nelson" and "Summer of Love".

Marshall is know as one of the great photographers of musicians and entertainers, having more than 500 album and CD covers to his credit.

Greil Marcus is the author of "The Doors", "Mystery Train", and other books.