Tucson Festival of Books

Marc Myers

Marc Myers is a frequent music and arts contributor to The Wall Street Journal, where he writes the weekly “House Call” column for the Mansion section. He also provides a monthly Arts in Review essay on rock and soul albums that changed music history. He has authored several books, the latest being "Anatomy of 55 More Songs."  In 2021, he published  “Rock Concert: An Oral History.” Marc is a three-time winner of the Jazz Journalists Association’s award for Jazz Blog of the Year. He lives in New York City. 

Scheduled events:
Songs That Hit the Right Note
Wall Street Journal music columnist Marc Myers has explored the histories behind dozens of iconic songs: why were they written, what made them special then, and why we remember them now. This presentation will be music to your ears!

Arizona Daily Star Stage (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Music / Performing Arts
Signing area: Signing - Arizona Daily Star (following presentation)

Panelist: Marc Myers
Moderator: Cathy Burch

Anatomy of 55 More Songs
The Oral History of Top Hits That Changed Rock, Pop and Soul
Music / Performing Arts
Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
January 2022
ISBN 9780802160201
336 pages

Rock Concert
An Oral History As Told by the Artists, Backstage Insiders, and Fans Who Were There
Music / Performing Arts
Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
December 2022
ISBN 9780802157928
320 pages