Next Train to Memphis: Peter Guralnick's Sam Phillips
Chris Campion, Rock's Backpages, 17 November 2015
(pic courtesy of the Phillips family)
AS THE PRE-EMINENT and passionate chronicler of music history, Peter Guralnick is in a league of his own, with a bibliography that not only—and almost singlehandedly—ties together all the threads of American popular music, from blues and country, to gospel, soul and rock 'n' roll, but also reaches beyond myth and legend to humanise it.
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