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Los Angeles Times Book Review

Los Angeles Times Book Review is an online magazine published by the Los Angeles Times.

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Josh White: The Original Soul Man: Josh White

Book Review by Anthony Heilbut, Los Angeles Times Book Review, 29 December 2002

WHEN ELIJAH WALD first mentioned Josh White to his parents, their memories clashed. His father recalled an earthy laborer, sweating soulfully; his mother, a sleek ...

Robert Johnson: Elijah Wald: Escaping the Delta - Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues

Book Review by Anthony Heilbut, Los Angeles Times Book Review, January 2004

WHOSE BLUES is it anyway? On his first trip to the Mississippi Delta, Elijah Wald found himself performing a Robert Johnson song at the Mt. ...

David Hepworth: Uncommon People – The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars

Book Review by Erik Himmelsbach, Los Angeles Times Book Review, 16 November 2017

IT'S PROBABLY SAFE TO assume that most of us have wanted to be a rock star at some point in our lives. The impulse is ...

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