American Music Series

AMS18“Ryan Adams: Losering, A Story of Whiskeytown” is part of the American Music Series, published by University of Texas Press. “Losering” came out in September 2012 as the second book in the series, which now numbers 12 titles overall including:

° “Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives,” edited by Holly Gleason (2017)
° Chrissie Hynde: A Musical Biography,” by Adam Sobsey (2017)
° “T Bone Burnett: A Life in Pursuit,” by Lloyd Sachs (2016)
° “Madonnaland and Other Detours Into Fame and Fandom,” by Alina Simone (2016)
° “Real Love No Drama: The Music of Mary J. Blige,” by Danny Alexander (2016)
° “Don’t Suck, Don’t Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt,” by Kristin Hersh (2015)
° “Los Lobos: Dream in Blue,” by Chris Morris (2015)
° “John Prine: In Spite of Himself,” by Eddie Huffman (2015)
° “The Flatlanders: Now It’s Now Again,” by John T. Davis (2014)
° “Merle Haggard: The Running Kind,” by David Cantwell (2013)
° “Dwight Yoakam: A Thousand Miles from Nowhere,” by Don McLeese (2012)

Series co-editors are Jessica Hopper, David Menconi, Oliver Wang and Casey Kittrell at UT Press (with Peter Blackstock and Allison Faust in the role of co-editors emeritus).

You’ll find information about and excerpts from all 12 books here. As to what’s on the horizon, the upcoming American Music Series lineup includes:

April 2018
° “A Spy in the House of Loud,” by Chris Stamey

Spring 2019
° A Tribe Called Quest (title to come), by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib

To be scheduled
° 
Heathens: Travels Through  the New South with the Drive-By Truckers,” by Stephen Deusner
°
Tom Jones (title to come), by Jon Langford

 

 

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