American Music Series

AMS2019“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. Other titles in the series include:

° “Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest,” by Hanif Abdurraqib (2019)
° “A Spy in the House of Loud,” by Chris Stamey (2018)
° “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 and Casey Kittrell at UT Press (with Peter Blackstock, Allison Faust and Oliver Wang in the role of co-editors emeritus).

You’ll find information about and excerpts from all 14 books here. As to what’s on the horizon, upcoming American Music Series titles include:

° Glitter Up the Dark: How Pop Music Broke the Binary,” by Sasha Geffen (2020)
° “Bloghouse,” by Meaghan Garvey (2020)
° “Heathens: Travels Through  the New South with the Drive-By Truckers,”by Stephen Deusner (2021)
°  “At the Drive-In,” by Eduardo Cepeda (2021)



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