John M. Borack is a veteran music journalist who currently serves as a contributing editor at Goldmine. Borack is also the author of three books: 2008’s Shake Some Action: The Ultimate Power Pop Guide, 2010’s John Lennon: Life Is What Happens, and 2018’s Shake Some Action 2.0: A Guide to the 200 Greatest Power Pop Albums 1970-2017. His next book, The Beatles: 100 Pivotal Moments that Shaped a Band and its Music, is scheduled for publication in the near future. Borack is also a drummer and plays with LA-based pop-rock acts The Armoires, Popdudes, and the Test Pressings. He lives in Orange County, California with his wife, two children, two dogs and a constantly growing record and CD collection.