Crosstown Traffic: Jimi Hendrix & the Postwar Rock ‘N’ Roll Revolution — Charles Shaar Murray (July 1991)

crosstown trafficBy Scott Goldfine

The music and circumstances leading up to, surrounding and succeeding the Jimi Hendrix legacy are explored in this insightful book. Using the late guitarist as a springboard, the author delves into the roots and essence of modern American music.

Musicians from Robert Johnson to Prince are covered, as well as a fascinating chapter on race and music. A must-read for any music aficionado.

GRADE: A-

Crosstown Traffic: Jimi Hendrix and Post-war Pop GET NOW (Amazon)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CAPTCHA