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Becoming Almost Famous: My Back Pages in Music, Writing, and Life

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This volume collects many of the best articles from veteran Rolling Stone writer Ben Fong-Torres. While many will recognize Ben as he was portrayed in Cameron Crowe's hit film Almost Famous, his thoughtful and engaging stories have been providing a backstage view for over 30 years. This book features a slew of entertaining and informative music and pop-culture pieces, as well as personal essays about growing up Asian-American and about Ben's interest in radio broadcasting. Through insightful introductions to every article, Fong-Torres offers an inside view of the writing and editing process, from getting an assignment and developing an idea to an article's completion in printed form.

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This collection of favorite articles from Ben Fong-Torres features a slew of entertaining and informative music and pop-culture pieces on topics including Paul McCartney, groupies of the '80s, Al Green, the Summer of Love, the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Cheech and Chong, Lou Reed, and Steve Martin. The book also features personal essays about what it was like for Fong-Torres to grow up Asian-American and his interest in radio broadcasting. Through insightful introductions for every article, Fong-Torres offers a backstage view of the writing and editing process, from getting an assignment and developing an idea to an article's completion in printed form.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879308803
Author:
Fong-torres, Ben
Publisher:
Backbeat Books
Author:
Fong-Torres, Ben
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Popular music
Subject:
MUSIC / History & Criticism
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal
Subject:
Popular music -- Writing and publishing.
Subject:
Popular music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
249
Dimensions:
9.30x6.20x.90 in. .99 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This collection of favorite articles from Ben Fong-Torres features a slew of entertaining and informative music and pop-culture pieces on topics including Paul McCartney, groupies of the '80s, Al Green, the Summer of Love, the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Cheech and Chong, Lou Reed, and Steve Martin. The book also features personal essays about what it was like for Fong-Torres to grow up Asian-American and his interest in radio broadcasting. Through insightful introductions for every article, Fong-Torres offers a backstage view of the writing and editing process, from getting an assignment and developing an idea to an article's completion in printed form.
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