Tag: Backbeat Books

Sympathy For The Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters: How The Rolling Stones Won The Disco Wars

The Rolling Stones’ stickman Charlie Watts is a revered figure in rock and roll…but why? That’s the subject of New York writer Mike Edison’s latest book, an entertaining and informative look into the man dubbed “The World’s Greatest Rock Drummer.” In this exclusive excerpt, we look at what happened when a legendary band tackled a brand new and quite divisive new musical style.

25 Years Of Grace: Christopher Dowd On His Friend Jeff Buckley

To celebrate today’s 25th anniversary of Jeff Buckley’s masterpiece Grace, we are proud to present you with a chapter from the forthcoming deluxe coffee table book 25 Years Of Grace. in this selection, Christopher Dowd talks about his friend and roommate Jeff, offering a touching and intimate look at the young man before he became a mythological, doomed soul.