Yes, there are many music books you should read. They will make you a better, smarter person. Then there are books that make you dumber. I like those the best. As you may have noticed, useless information is my forte. And the following books are filled with information you don't need. In most cases, they're written by people who stood next to people with talent. Which is sometimes a talent itself. It's worked for me.
Danny Sugerman - Wonderland Avenue: He was a teenager who was enough of a pest that he handled the mail for the Doors fanclub. From there he worked his way up to co-writing the laughably over-important Jim Morrison bio No One Here Gets Out Alive where he confuses Mr. Mojo Risin' for a Greek God since he never likes to change his leather pants. Sugerman doesn't have any musical talent himself. So he just does a lot of drugs and lives on the coattails of others. Eventually marries Fawn Hall and then dies.
Bebe Buell - Rebel Heart: Her lyrics open most of the chapters, soRead More »from Five Non-Essential Music Books To Read Because They’re Insane