Psychotic reactions and carburetor dung

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Vintage Books, 1988 - Music - 386 pages
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ents the paperback edition of the wild and brilliant writings of Lester Bangs--the most outrageous and popular rock critic of the 1970s--edited and with an introduction by the reigning dean of rack critics, Greil Marcus. Advertising in Rolling Stone and other major publications.

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excellent. love bangs writing - Goodreads
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An honest, gripping, hilarious page turner. - Goodreads
The best music writing on the planet. - Goodreads
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He could also be a great writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

Filled with gems, cutting a vast cultural swath in a tone by turns visceral, nostalgic, didactic and absurd. Lester's command of idiomatic/vernacular language had me smiling the whole way through ... Read full review

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One of my favorite books. Read full review

Contents

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BART TWO Biowing it a
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About the author (1988)

Lester Bangs wrote for "Creem, the Village Voice," and "Rolling Stone,"
John Morthland, co-executor of the Bangs literary estate, was a colleague of Bangs from 1969 until the author's death. He was editor of "Creem" in 1974-75. He is a writer at large for "Texas Monthly,

Greil Marcus is the author of "Invisible Republic," "Dead Elvis," "Lipstick Traces," & "Mystery Train." His pieces have appeared in a wide range of publications, including "Artforum," "Interview," "The New Yorker," "The New York Times," & "Esquire." He will be teaching at Princeton & Berkeley in fall 2000.

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