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Ken Sharp

Ken Sharp's "Play On! Power Pop Heroes, Volume Two": The Art of the Rock Interview, Perfected

Binky Philips | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Ken Sharp, who I met through this column, has sent me something like five books. I've dug them all enough to write 'em up. What can I tell you, oy, he's done it again.

Play On! Power Pop Heroes by Ken Sharp... The Greatest Collection of Rock Interviews of All Time? Could Be!

Binky Philips | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

From the very beginning of my life's obsession with rock music and the people that make it, I have found the interview the most fun to read. It's almost always the most informative format, too.

The Making of the Legendary "Hunky Dory" Album and I Pierce My Ears for David Bowie in 1972

Binky Philips | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Believe me, I loved David Bowie. Crazy love. Second only to The Who for at least a year or so. Actually, pretty much from Space Oddity through Aladdin Sane. For some reason, he lost me with Diamond Dogs.

Excerpt: 'Nothin' To Lose -- The Making of KISS'... I Attend KISS' Third Rehearsal

Binky Philips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

About six weeks ago, !T Books released Nothin' To Lose -- The Making of KISS, a superb oral history of the band's earliest years, written with love and respect by Ken Sharp.