The Boy in the Song

The Boy in the Song

The True Stories Behind 50 Rock Classics

Book - 2012
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Focuses on the boyfriends, husbands, bandmates, exes, heroes, celebrities, fathers, sons, and even complete strangers who inspired 50 of rock's greatest songs. There are minibiographies of each muse-- some short and sad, others longer and inspirational.
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781613743317
Branch Call Number: 782.4208 HEATLEY
ML3534 .H398 2012
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Hopkinson, Frank


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crankylibrarian Dec 22, 2013

Arrgh. How do you write a book on men who have inspired famous songs without including "Killing Me Softly"? As with the companion Girl in the Song, erratic choice of entries, random organization, and uninspired writing.


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