Greil Marcus

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The King review - a wild ride through doomed America in Elvis Presley's car
The story of the King’s old Rolls Royce soon gives way to an exploration of fame, power, race and everything else in Eugene Jarecki’s dizzying documentary

Jordan Hoffman

20, May, 2017 @3:37 PM

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The History of Rock’n’Roll in Ten Songs review – erudite, passionate and magnificently subjective
Greil Marcus leads us on a playful, idiosyncratic journey down the wormholes and back alleys of rock, pop and soul, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

19, Oct, 2014 @11:00 AM

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On my radar: Dave Stewart's cultural highlights

The musician and producer talks to Ben Marshall about Greil Marcus's writing, the wonder of Anthony Bourdain and the web's best arts magazine

Ben Marshall

28, Sep, 2013 @11:02 PM

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Bob Dylan: facing the music

Bob Dylan once dismissed his 1970 album Self Portrait as a joke. But newly released recordings from that era suggest that something serious was going on in the singer's mind. By John Harris

John Harris

23, Aug, 2013 @5:45 PM

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Greil Marcus: a life in writing
'I had an overwhelming urge to express the joy, the delirium, I felt listening to the radio and going to shows by the Stones and Dylan'

Simon Reynolds

17, Feb, 2012 @10:55 PM

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The Doors: A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years by Greil Marcus – review

Greil Marcus's essay on the Doors and their music is as passionate and rewarding as you might expect – if you can ride out the stormier flights of fancy, says Sean O'Hagan

Sean O'Hagan

15, Jan, 2012 @12:05 AM

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The Doors by Greil Marcus – review
Richard Williams went off the Doors 45 years ago. Can a new biography relight his fire?

Richard Williams

05, Jan, 2012 @9:00 AM

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The Beach Beneath the Street by McKenzie Wark – review
Jonathan Derbyshire on the life and times of the Situationist International

Jonathan Derbyshire

18, Aug, 2011 @9:00 AM

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Bob Dylan: Writings 1968-2010 by Greil Marcus – review

Mark Ford finds Greil Marcus's collection of pieces on Dylan both poetic and testy

Mark Ford

15, May, 2011 @5:30 AM

Listening to Van Morrison by Greil Marcus | Book review
Greil Marcus offers a new perspective on a star, says Rosie Swash

Rosie Swash

02, Jul, 2010 @11:05 PM

Listening to Van Morrison by Greil Marcus | Book review
Marcus Greil's inquiry into the genius of Van Morrison occasionally gets lost in the poetry, writes Kevin Mitchell

Kevin Mitchell

12, Jun, 2010 @11:05 PM

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Best Music Writing 2009; edited by Greil Marcus | Book review

Gareth Grundy enjoys a compendium of the year's best rock journalism

Gareth Grundy

20, Dec, 2009 @12:05 AM

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