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Author Sheffield, Rob.

Title Love is a mix tape : life and loss, one song at a time / Rob Sheffield.

Imprint New York : Crown Publishing, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Sheffield,R SHE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 224 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents Rumblefish -- Hey Jude -- Roller boogie -- Tape 635 -- Love makes me do foolish things -- Big star : for Renee -- Sheena was a man -- Personics -- A little down, a little duvet -- That's entertainment -- The comfort zone -- Dancing with myself -- How I got that look -- 52 girls on film -- Crazy feeling -- Paramount Hotel -- Mmmrob -- Hypnotize -- Jackie blue -- Glossin' and flossin' -- Blue Ridge gold -- Via Vespucci.
Summary In the 1990s, "alternative" was suddenly mainstream, and bands like Pearl Jam and Pavement, Nirvana and R.E.M.--bands that a year before would have been too weird for MTV--were MTV. The boundaries of American culture were exploding, and music was leading the way. It was also the 1990s when a shy music geek named Rob Sheffield met a hell-raising Appalachian punk-rock girl named Renée, who was way too cool for him but fell in love with him anyway. He was tall. She was short. He was shy. She was a social butterfly. They had nothing in common except that they both loved music. Music brought them together and kept them together. And it was music that would help Rob through a sudden, unfathomable loss. Here, Rob, now a writer for Rolling Stone, uses the songs on fifteen mix tapes to tell the story of his brief time with Renée.--From publisher description.
Subject Sheffield, Rob.
Music critics -- United States -- Biography.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Popular music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 1400083028
Standard No. 9781400083022

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