In Other Words: Artists Talk About Life and Work

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(Book). Now in paperback! In this collection of interviews conducted between 1982 and 2004, music journalist, cultural commentator and Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis conjures themes of songwriting, spirituality, making music and filmmaking out of his subjects. They include such icons as Keith Richards, Bono, Johnny Cash, Iggy Pop, Woody Allen, Eminem, Trey Anastasio, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Bruce Springsteen, Phil Spector, Martin Scorsese, and Al Pacino. "Few are as qualified as DeCurtis to take you along for the ...

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Overview

(Book). Now in paperback! In this collection of interviews conducted between 1982 and 2004, music journalist, cultural commentator and Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis conjures themes of songwriting, spirituality, making music and filmmaking out of his subjects. They include such icons as Keith Richards, Bono, Johnny Cash, Iggy Pop, Woody Allen, Eminem, Trey Anastasio, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Bruce Springsteen, Phil Spector, Martin Scorsese, and Al Pacino. "Few are as qualified as DeCurtis to take you along for the ride, be it in Harrison's black Ferrari or in his other revealing sit-downs with pop culture's most captivating figures." Rolling Stone

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423413288
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 486
  • Sales rank: 1,018,577
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Cash Family Values 1
Johnny Cash 2
June Carter Cash 20
Rosanne Cash 28
Trent Reznor on "Hurt" 36
Tom Petty on the Death of a Friend 40
Bono on the Meaning of Johnny Cash 45
Meet the Beatles 49
Paul McCartney, 1987 55
George Harrison 65
Paul McCartney, 2001 72
Phil Spector on John Lennon 80
Songwriters 87
Van Morrison 88
Bruce Springsteen 100
Paul Simon 115
Billy Joel and Elton John 135
Lucinda Williams 150
Sting 155
Director's Cut 163
Woody Allen 165
Jonathan Demme 181
Robert Redford 195
Al Pacino 210
Beyond Irony 223
David Byrne 225
Bryan Ferry 235
Iggy Pop 246
David Bowie 257
The Spiritual Life 269
Robert Fripp 272
Bono 279
Marilyn Manson 284
In Transition 291
Eminem 293
Rufus Wainwright 298
Trey Anastasio 315
Retrospectives 329
Jackson Browne on Music and Politics 331
The Eagles on the '70s 342
Nile Rodgers on Disco 358
Jeff Tweedy Remembers Uncle Tupelo 366
Pete Townshend on a Year in the Life 378
Michael Stipe on Not Looking Back 389
Styles of Masculine Will 397
Keith Richards 400
Don DeLillo 421
Martin Scorsese 444
Index 473
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