Death of Rock and Roll
Untimely Demises, Morbid Preoccupations, and Forecasts of Doom in Rock MusicPaperback - 1993
Rock has had a strange affinity with death ever since bluesman Robert Johnson allegedly made a pact with the devil in the 1930s. Pike explores the death-rock connection from the poisoning of Johnson in 1938 to the present day. Includes stories of Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Jim Morrison, and others.
Published: Boston : Faber and Faber, 1993.
Branch Call Number: 781.66/PIK
Characteristics: 289 p. ;,23 cm.