Fire and Rain
The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY and the Lost Story of 1970
Publication Date: July 2011
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Fire and Rain tells the story of four iconic albums of 1970 and the lives and times of the artists who made them, set against the backdrop of the twelve turbulent months when the '60s effectively ended and the '70s began.
David Browne is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and the author of Dream Brother (2001), Amped (2004), and Goodbye 20th Century (2008). He also contributes to the New York Times, the New Republic, Spin, NPR, and other outlets. David lives in New York City. Sean Runnette, a multiple AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has produced several Audie Award–winning audiobooks. He is a member of the American Repertory Theater company and has toured internationally with Mabou Mines, an avant-garde theater company. Sean's television and film appearances include Two If by Sea, Copland, Sex and the City, Law & Order, Third Watch, and lots and lots of commercials, for which he apologizes.
"Browne's engrossing account of this fertile but volatile period sets the standard by which comprehensive musical histories should be judged." ---BookPage