Synopses & Reviews
A wide range of memoir-like pieces, including interviews, letters, and verse, makes this collection a fitting companion to Fahey's How Bluegrass Music Destroyed My Life. Published posthumously, this volume rounds out the life of the legendary guitarist and composer, providing more backstory behind his creative ferocity. The stories provide a personal view into decades of his poignant insights into life and music.
Fahey's writing flickers with the same black humor and ambivalent mysticism that imbues his music.” Bill Meyer, music critic, Chicago Reader