Will Birch’s biography Cruel to Be Kind effortlessly details the six decade career of rocker Nick Lowe.
The author’s combination of knowledge and experience has resulted in a boisterous chronicle of one of indie rock’s least probable but most luminous and unremitting stars.
K.K. Downing does not trash Judas Priest or its legacy, but he gives, from his perspective, an honest and believable assessment of the group and his role in it.
What made the authorities especially eager to tape Lenny Bruce’s mouth shut was his vigorous social and religious satire.