Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Bittersweet Story Of 1970

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Da Capo Press, Jul 24, 2012 - History - 392 pages
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Set against a backdrop of world-changing historical and political events, Fire and Rain tells the extraordinary story of one pivotal year in the lives and music of four legendary artists, and reveals how these artists and their songs both shaped and reflected their times. Drawing on interviews, rare recordings, and newly discovered documents, acclaimed journalist David Browne “allows us to see—and to hear—the elusive moment when the ’60s became the ’70s in a completely fresh way” (Mark Harris, author of Pictures at a Revolution).
 

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Review: Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970

User Review  - Ted Hunt - Goodreads

This book puts the musical world of 1970 (American and British) under a microscope, so any Baby Boomer music fan will love it, as it brings back so many memories of that era, but also provides ... Read full review

Review: Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970

User Review  - RS Gompertz - Goodreads

"Fire and Rain" by Rolling Stone editor David Browne is a fascinating look behind the music that defined 1970. While the focus is on the year's most influential artists, Browne does a good job ... Read full review

Contents

Praise
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 10
CHAPTER 11
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 13
CHAPTER 15
DECEMBER
Acknowledgments
Copyright

CHAPTER 9

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David Browne is the music critic for Entertainment Weekly and a former reporter for the New York Daily News. His articles on music and popular culture have appeared in Rolling Stone, the New York Times, Mojo, and other publications. A graduate of New York University's journalism program, be is the recipient of a 1996 Music Journalism Award for criticism. He lives in New York City.

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