will recommend although i got it for a college course i was taking but it was ok book if youre into this era and music...Published 12 months ago by Cozmo
This is a truly amazing book, telling about artists that everyone interested in music should know about it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Stefanie Gaspar
I entered into Mystery Train thinking I had a fairly solid knowledge of contemporary music and the the culture around it. Read morePublished on May 12, 2012 by Eric Hondzinski
Maybe its me, but I could not read this book. Its the writing style I couldn't get through. I couldn't understand what he was writing and after a while, I just gave up. Read morePublished on March 13, 2012 by Nancy A.
Some parts of this book contain elegant writing (especially in the chapters on The Band, and on Sly Stone) and deep insights into the roots and myths of rock 'n roll, and to their... Read morePublished on May 31, 2011 by Big Johnny
Mystery Train is a book I'd been meaning to read for years and only just finally got around to reading. As a music fan and fan of music literature I'd been aware of it for years. Read morePublished on April 20, 2011 by Western
Lost me in the intro. Ponderous, tangential information about people who may be important, but...on such a subject I'm really grabable and it didn't happen. I'm going to return it.Published on September 19, 2010 by SLB
What I meant about Lennon when he said "I don't believe in Dylan, I don't believe in Elvis, I don't believe in . . . Read morePublished on September 15, 2010 by Readin' and Rockin'
Marcus's book is a classic of American cultural criticism. Blending American literature and literary criticism of the day with rock history, Marcus dives deep into the mainstream... Read morePublished on December 15, 2009 by Brian A. Bremen