The Death of Rock 'N' Roll: Untimely Demises, Morbid Preoccupations, and Premature Forecasts of Doom in Pop Music

Author: Jeff Pike

Publication date: 1993

Faber & Faber

Sketches of dead musicians and of those still around who use the theme of death in their work.

Includes a section called The Grateful Dead's Long Strange Spinal Tap Trip which compares the Grateful Dead "keyboard hot seat" with the loss of drummers in Spinal Tap.

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