Waiting for the Man: The Story of Drugs and Popular Music

ISBN 10: 1900924080 / 1-900924-08-0
ISBN 13: 9781900924085
Publisher: Helter Skelter Ltd
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
A fully revised and updated edition of this highly acclaimed book which is hailed as the definitive study of the extravagant, if somber, association between drugs and popular music. The 100 pages of new material cover the rise of Ecstasy and dance music, the links between rap music and "crack" cocaine, and the return of the wasted junky rock star that came with the Seattle grunge scene.

"Harry Shapiro's well-written book (fully revised and updated from an earlier version) is a feast of facts, fables and anecdotes: Detective Sergeant 'Nobby' Pilcher shouting "Postman, Special Delivery" into the entry phone before barging into the warren of flats known as The Pheasantry in a fruitless search for Eric Clapton. Crosby talking to Dylan about acid and being told: "Man, haven't you done that enough?" As time would tell, there was no such thing as enough for Crosby. Excessives make the best copy and this book is full of them. "

Jenny Fabian, Mojo, December 1999


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Waiting for the Man: The Story of Drugs and Popular Music (ISBN: 1900924080 / 1-900924-08-0)
Shapiro, Harry
ISBN 10: 1900924080
ISBN 13: 9781900924085
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Book Description: Helter Skelter Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111900924080

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