Recommended Rock Books

All music is dramatic, but none more than rock. Here are some great books about the genre.

Rolling Stone: The 50 Greatest Rock Memoirs of All Time

Kerrang!: 13 Books Every Rock Fan Needs to Read

Ultimate Classic Rock: 2019 Classic Rock Books: The Year in Review

Short List: Best Rock Star Biographies and Memoirs: It’s Pure Debauchery

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Vulture: 20 Musicians on Their Favorite Rock-and-Roll Memoirs

Book Authority: 89 Best Rock Music Books of All Time

Please Kill Me: Legs McNeil’s List of the Ten Best Rock & Roll Books of All Time!

Book Scrolling: The Best Rock & Roll Books and Biographies of All-Time

Telegraph: Rock ’n’ Roll Reading: The Best Books to Buy Music Fans for Christmas

Amazon: The Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley

Amazon: Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley

Glide Magazine: Hitting the Trunk: The 12 Greatest Books about Rock

Newsday: 15 Must Read Rock Star Biographies

The Guardian: Bob Stanley’s 10 Best Music Histories

Metal Itch: 25 Classic Rock Books You Must Have