Rev. Keith A. Gordon

Biography

The "Reverend of Rock 'n' Roll," Rev. Keith A. Gordon has over 40 years in the pop culture trenches. Gordon's work has appeared in over 100 publications worldwide, as well as in several All Music Guide books and on the AMG website.

The current Blues Guide for About.com, Gordon is a contributor to Blues Music Magazine and the author of The Other Side of Nashville, a history of the city's rock 'n' roll underground.

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Books

The Rock 'n' Roll Archives, Volume Four: Cult Rockers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives is a series collecting vintage artist interviews and record reviews from the archives of award-winning rock critic and music historian Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Volume Four of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives features interviews with 13 "cult rockers" who have made great music that failed to find a mainstream audience, talents like Billy Bragg, Eugene Chadbourne, and Mojo Nixon.
Boogie Chillun: The Reverend's Archives, Volume 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,560. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Boogie Chillun is a collection of rock 'n' blues album and book reviews written by the "Reverend of Rock 'n' Roll," the award-winning Rev. Keith A. Gordon. The fourth volume in the Reverend's acclaimed archive series, Boogie Chillun offers over 150 reviews covering a wide range of the greatest artists in rock and blues music.
Let It Rock! The Reverend's Archives, Volume 3
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Let It Rock! is a collection of rock ‘n’ blues album and book reviews written by the “Reverend of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Let It Rock! features over 100 album and book reviews, covering the greatest artists of rock and blues music. If you love music, let this book be your guide to your next album purchases!
Rollin' 'n' Tumblin': The Reverend's Archives, Volume 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Named for the classic Muddy Waters' song, ROLLIN' 'N' TUMBLIN' is the second volume in The Reverend's Archives series, a collection of over 100 blues-related long-form album and book reviews written by award-winning music critic, the Rev. Keith A. Gordon.
The Rock 'n' Roll Archives, Volume Three: Heavy Metal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives is a series collecting vintage artist interviews and record reviews from the archives of award-winning rock critic and music historian Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Volume Three of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives features interviews with ten heavy metal pioneers as well as album reviews. Among those featured are members of Living Colour, Faith No More, Sepultura, Voivod, and others.
The Rock 'n' Roll Archives, Volume Two: Punk Rock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives is a series collecting vintage artist interviews and record reviews from the archives of award-winning rock critic and music historian Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Volume Two of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives features interviews with eleven punk-rock trailblazers. Among those featured are Jello Biafra, Joey Shithead of D.O.A., Billy Idol, Joey Ramone, and others.
The Rock 'n' Roll Archives, Volume One: Southern Rockers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives is a series collecting vintage artist interviews from the archives of award-winning rock critic and music historian Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Volume One of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives features interviews with ten of the new breed of “Southern Rockers” who emerged during the 1990s to breathe new life into the moribund sub-genre of rock music.
Blues Deluxe: The Joe Bonamassa Buying Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Blues Deluxe is an album by album guide to the music of popular blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa. Profusely illustrated with dozens of color photos, the guide includes over a dozen album reviews and reprints a rare 2011 Bonamassa interview.
Stevie Ray Vaughan Buying Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
The Stevie Ray Vaughan Buying Guide is an illustrated, album by album overview of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist’s too-brief career including a condensed artist biography, a discography with complete song listings, and even a select discography of bootleg albums, all compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Guide.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume Two: Chicago Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Chicago Blues (1940s-1960s) is the second volume of Gordon's Blues Guides, a quick and easy primer on the Chicago blues style from the 1940s through the 1960s. The guide provides a brief history of the early days of the city's blues scene, a list of key artists with biographies and recommended recordings as compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Expert.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume Three: Blues-Rock
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Blues-Rock (1960s-2010s) is the third volume of Gordon's Blues Guide's, a concise and informative primer on this popular sub-genre of the blues with artist bios and recommended recordings as compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Expert.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume One: Delta Blues
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A quick and easy guide to the Delta blues style and artists with recommended albums.
Frank Zappa Buying Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
During his lifetime and a musical career that spanned five decades, Frank Zappa released almost 60 albums of rock, jazz-rock, and classical music. The Frank Zappa Buying Guide is an album by album guide to navigating the often daunting Zappa catalog, with cover photos for each album, as well as descriptions, band history, and much more.

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