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!

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....

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