MICHAEL CORCORAN - All Over the Map

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 23 at 7PM

Author
MICHAEL CORCORDAN
speaking & signing
All Over the Map

 

 

 

 

 


ABOUT ALL OVER THE MAP

 A lavishly illustrated collection of forty-two profiles of Texas music pioneers, most underrated or overlooked, All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music covers the musical landscape of a most musical state. The first edition was published in 2005 to wide acclaim. This second edition includes updated information, a bonus section of six behind-the-scenes heroes, and fifteen new portraits of Lefty Frizzell, Janis Joplin, and others, spanning such diverse styles as blues, country, hip-hop, conjunto, gospel, rock, and jazz. 
D.J. Stout and Pentagram designed the reborn edition, with photographer Scott Newton providing portraits. Michael Corcoran has been writing about Texas music for more than thirty years, for the Dallas Morning News and Austin American Statesman, as well as in such publications as Texas Monthly and Spin. These pieces are based on his personal interviews with their subjects as well as in-depth research. Expertly written with flair, the book is a musical waltz across Texas.


ABOUT MICHAEL CORCORAN

Michael Corcoran retired after decades writing about music for various newspapers to pursue his passion projects. His book on Arizona Dranes ( He Is My Story) was nominated for a Grammy as best historical recording. In 1996 he was named Writer of the Year for the entire Cox Newspaper chain. He is based in Austin.


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Event date: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
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All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781574416688
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of North Texas Press - June 5th, 2017

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