Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Sid Griffin

Sid Griffin
Ex-Long Ryder Sid Griffin now leads the Coal Porters while leading a dual life as a writer for Q, MOJO, The Guardian, BAM and other publications. He also writes for BBC Radio and has written four books, the most noteworthy being Million Dollar Bash: Bob Dylan, The Band & The Basement Tapes (Jawbone, 2008).

8 articles

By Artist | By Date

List of articles in the library by artist

The Beatles, The Byrds: Rock Was Dead Before The Beatles!

Retrospective and Interview by Sid Griffin, MOJO, September 2004

And lo, the Beatles begat the Byrds. As said unto Sid Griffin. ...

Gene Clark

Overview by Sid Griffin, MOJO, August 1998

JUST ACROSS HOLLYWOOD Boulevard from Mann's Chinese Theatre, where the stars imprint their hands and feet in cement, stands the Roosevelt Hotel. A showplace hotel ...

Crosby and Nash: Harmony and Discord

Interview by Sid Griffin, MOJO, May 2005

In the UK for the first time since 1978, David Crosby and Graham Nash discuss their musical and personal bond. ...

David Crosby on If I Could Only Remember My Name

Interview by Sid Griffin, MOJO, January 2008

IF I COULD Only Remember My Name, David Crosby's 1971 debut solo album sits high on a hill, shining brightly, and quite alone in the ...

Steve Earle

Interview by Sid Griffin, MOJO, August 1995

ON THE CHOPPY WATERS OF THE J PERCY PRIEST RESERVOIR, just outside Nashville, the recreational boats on what's called the Redneck Riviera sport more Confederate ...

International Submarine Band: Missing Parsons: The International Submarine Band

Retrospective by Sid Griffin, Sounds, 7 September 1985

THE INTERNATIONAL Submarine Band is a classic example of a popular music act whose real worth was only revealed with the passing of time ...

Alison Krauss + Union Station: New Favorite

Review and Interview by Sid Griffin, MOJO, September 2001

First album from Decatur, Illinois' finest since the bluegrass breakthrough of the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack. ...

k.d. lang: Even Cowgirls Get The Blues (WEA 9362 454 332)

Review by Sid Griffin, Q, December 1993

k.d. lang: defining the word sublime. ...

back to LIBRARY

COPYRIGHT NOTICE