BOOKS

Anatomy of a Song

Marc Myers

RRP: £9.99

5 October 2017

Published by Grove Press

ISBN: 9781611855258

RRP: £18.99

3 November 2016

Published by Grove Press

ISBN: 9781611856194

RRP: £8.99

3 November 2016

Published by Grove Press

ISBN: 9781611859591

Songs that sell the most copies become hits, but some of those hits transcend commercial value, touching a generation of listeners and altering the direction of music. In Anatomy of a Song, writer and music historian Marc Myers tells the stories behind fifty rock, pop, R&B, country and reggae hits through intimate interviews with the artists who wrote and recorded them.

Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, the Clash, Smokey Robinson, Grace Slick, Roger Waters, Joni Mitchell, Steven Tyler, Rod Stewart, Elvis Costello and many other leading artists reveal the inspirations, struggles and techniques behind their influential works.