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Fire and Rain by David Browne.. The Lost Story of 1970 covers some of the great music and musicians of the era. If hirsute Bruins from their last Stanley Cup win got you thinking of Let It Be, Here It Is. Kent State, Apollo 13: End Times they were.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"David Browne’s Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970 is a worthy addition to anyone’s collection of such music histories."

The Chicago Sun-Times

"A vivid freeze-frame of Hall of Fame musicians, some of whom would go on to make fine records, none ever again as central to the culture."

Kirkus Reviews

Author bio: David Browne is a contributing editor to Rolling Stone. For many years, he was the music critic at Entertainment Weekly, where he started in 1990 as part of the magazine's launch. In the course of that job, he reviewed nearly 1300 albums and profiled everyone from Leonard Cohen and James Taylor to action film stars and the cast of "Beverly Hills 90210" (first season post-Shannon). In 1995, he was awarded a Music Journalism Award for excellence in criticism for an essay on the cultural significance of John Tesh (and no, he's not kidding). More information can be found here:

Book Details: History; (392 pp. Groovulation: Kindle/Print editions)

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