Steve Marinucci


A former newspaper section editor, copy editor and writer for 37 years at the San Jose Mercury News, Steve Marinucci is a freelance rock music writer who has interviewed a wide variety of rock 'n' roll personalities in his writing career, including Yoko Ono, Peter Asher, Edgar Winter, Julian Lennon, Brian Ray, Bruce Johnston, Michelle Phillips and all four of the Monkees. He currently writes the Beatles Examiner column (and four other columns) on and is co-host with Ken Michaels of the weekly "Things We Said Today" radio show that airs on and is available through iTunes and at

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
Music magazines, such as Vintage Rock, MOJO and Rolling Stone and the newspaper.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I don't have a specific e-reader yet, though I have the Kindle and Nook apps.
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Meet a Monkee: Davy Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The author's two interviews with Monkee Davy Jones and a review of a concert from his last tour with the group.

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