“As a person who has made my way in the world by virtue of obsessive reading of liner notes, it should come as no surprise that I am an avid reader of books about the biz. Here are five of my favorites that will help you pass a sunny summer day at the beach. Reading these books will inspire you to fill your iTunes, I promise.”
— Randall Poster

  1. Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom
    by Peter Guarlnick
  2. Just Kids by Patti Smith
  3. The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun by Robert Greenfield
  4. Waiting for the Sun: A Rock & Roll History of Los Angeles by Barney Hoskyns
  5. Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful
    by Bill Kreutzmann with Benjy Eisen

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Randall Poster photographed by Noa Griffel, Sweet Soul Music by Peter Guralnick

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