A few of my favorite stories from the last decade or so.

The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodstock’s Lost Album Producer
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Woodstock 50: What Went Wrong in the Biggest Music Debacle of 2019
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An Oral History of Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas’ “Smooth”
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Is the Guitar Solo Over?
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On the Road with the Reunited Hootie and the Blowfish
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Music’s Fentanyl Crisis: Inside the Drug That Killed Prince and Tom Petty
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Prince in the ’90s: An Oral History
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Whitney Houston: The Diva and the Dark Side (cover story tribute)
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Inside the Making of Kendrick Lamar’s “Damn.”
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The Knights of Soft Rock: The Untold Story of L.A.’s Key ’70s Session Musicians–and What They Witnessed
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Glenn Frey: An Oral History
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The Making of the Cranberries’ Haunted Final Album
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Dickey Betts: The Lost Allman Brother
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Inside the 46-Year Journey to Bring Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ Doc to Life
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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Last Days
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The Last Word with Michael Caine
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The Life and Times of Tom Wilson, the Pioneering African-American Rock Producer of the ’60s
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Upcoming Events

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2019, 12:30pm–1:45pm

 

Bryant Park Reading Room

(42nd between 5th and 6th, right behind the library) 

"Authors offer advice and discuss their latest books"

(In alphabetical order)
David Browne, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: The Wild Definitive Saga of Rock's Greatest Supergroup
Laurie Gelman, You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel
Cate Holahan, One Little Secret
Stephanie Jimenez, They Could Have Named Her Anything
Hosted by Marjorie Tesser, Editor-in-Chief, Mom Egg Review
This event is free and open to the public. Books are available for purchase at the event and for signing by the authors.

 

CSNY, Harry Styles and … Jeff Buckley’s “His Own Voice” on the Horizon

Just when I think things are winding down with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: The Wild, Definitive Saga of Rock’s Greatest Supergroup, something comes along to delight and surprise. In Rolling Stone(where I work, as a senior writer), my colleague Rob Sheffield...

A Major CSNY Anniversary and An Upcoming Appearance of My Own

It’s been a year – and now summer -- of 50th anniversaries, and this month marks an important one in the saga of CSNY: the first time the quartet began rehearsing and recording after the addition of Neil Young. According to the earliest studio paperwork I...

“Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young” Coverage and Upcoming Appearances

The first six or so weeks of the launch of "Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: The Wild, Definitive Saga of Rock's Greatest Supergroup" have been wonderfully gratifying. This past weekend, May 26, the book was included in the New York Times' annual "Summer...

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For events and publicity for "Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young" book:
Michelle Aielli, Hachette Books

Michelle.Aielli@hbgusa.com

Contact Agent

Dunow, Carlson & Lerner

Erin Hosier

erin@dclagency.com

Contact Author

For more information about David Browne and his writing, please contact the author:

david@david-browne.com