Tucson Festival of Books

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!


Panelist
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....


Books:
Anatomy of 55 More Songs
The Oral History of Top Hits That Changed Rock, Pop and Soul
Marc Myers
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
Marc Myers
Music / Performing Arts
Grove Atlantic
January 2021
ISBN 9780802157911
400 pages