Paperback publication by Cooper Square, First Edition 2000.
Goin' Back To Memphis - A Century OF Blues, Rock 'N" Roll, And Glorious Soul
Includes full index, numerous great black and white images.
Condition is solid, front cover has some moderate bend lines and transparent but visible marks. There are occasional light pencil check marks in the margins of some pages.
An infectious blend of history, anecdote, reportage and gossip...[Dickerson's] chronicle sizzles with the energies that transformed American music and popular culture. (Publishers Weekly)
A loving, decade-by-decade profile of the town that gave us, besides Elvis, Carl Perkins, Booker T. and the MGs, Jerry Lee Lewis, Otis Redding, Roy Orbison, Isaac Hayes, and even the Box Tops....Dickerson takes us into the back rooms with movers and shakers on the business end of the music, spotlights the fabled Stax house band, and traces the social history of Memphis, all in a highly readable, highly recommended style. (Booklist)