Tag Archives: The Rolling Stones

Fred Goodman on his new bio of Allen Klein

Fred Goodman is the author of “Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed Out The Beatles, Made The Stones, and Transformed Rock & Roll.”  We discussed his unprecedented access to Allen Klein’s files, what he learned during his research that surprised him, and why it’s taken this long to get a comprehensive overview of one of the music biz’s most influential figures.

Mick Wall, author of “Black Sabbath: Symptoms of the Universe”

Mick Wall is an acclaimed rock writer whose latest book is “Black Sabbath: Symptoms of the Universe.” We talked about his time working as the publicity rep for the band, how the long-term success of the band seemed improbable when their first record was released, and why most people experience a combination of “fear of and fascination with” Black Sabbath.