Though there are some meandering excursions, the real treat comes in the quirky details of this well-illustrated book.
It’s been 30 years since John Lennon was shot and killed outside his New York apartment, but for his family, friends and fans, the loss sometimes feels as fresh as if it was yesterday.
In his most recent book, Ken Sharp interviewed more than 40 insiders on the making of John Lennon’s last musical statement: the wonderful “Double Fantasy” album
This year, when John Lennon-themed everything seems to be de rigueur, “John Lennon: Life Is What Happens, Music, Memories & Memorabilia” offers a fresh take on an oft-explored topic.
Author Robert Rodriguez tackles the first decade of the Beatles’ solo years. Fresh but faulty.
This sumptuously illustrated book tells Jett’s story in her own words.
The name Patrick Campbell-Lyons is a lot better known today than it ever was during the period he covers in this book… and he has Nirvana to thank for that.
With an admiring Afterword by Phil Lesh, “A View Of Other Windows” is as honest a road picture book as they come.
Reviewed by Dave Thompson.