Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life

Jun 7, 2010

You may think you’re a music lover, but to a drooling fanatic, you’re simple enjoyment of Frank Sinatra or the Grateful Dead is miniscule. A “drooling fanatic,” as defined in Steve Almond’s new book <i>Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life</i>, is the wannabe rock star whose undying love for music finds solace in listening to a song or album a hundred times over. And they probably loved “This is Spinal Tap.” Almond satirizes his own fascination with the rock and roll lifestyle, and includes musical anecdotes from both his and others’ experiences with music.

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