David Browne (journalist)

David Browne is an American journalist and author. He is currently a senior writer at Rolling Stone,[1] where he has been a contributor since 2008. He was the resident music critic at Entertainment Weekly between 1990 and 2006.[2] He was an editor at Music & Sound Output magazine and a music critic at the New York Daily News before EW. He has written articles for a variety of publications, including The New York Times, Spin,[3] The New Republic and Time, as well as stories for NPR.[4]

David Browne
BornMay 19
  • Music journalist
  • biographer

Browne is the author of six books: Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley (HarperCollins, 2001),[5] a dual father/son biography of musicians Jeff Buckley and Tim Buckley; Amped: How Big Air, Big Dollars and a New Generation Took Sports to the Extreme (Bloomsbury, 2004),[6] a history of extreme sports; Goodbye 20th Century: A Biography of Sonic Youth (Da Capo, 2008);[7] Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY and the Lost Story of 1970 (Da Capo, 2011);[8] So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead (Da Capo, 2015);[9] and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: The Wild, Definitive Saga of Rock's Greatest Supergroup (Da Capo, 2019).[10] The latter title received a starred review in Kirkus and was included in the Summer Reading issue of The New York Times in May 2019.[11][12]

Browne was born and raised in New Jersey and attended New York University, where he received a bachelor's degree in journalism, with a minor in music. He lives in Manhattan.

References edit

  1. ^ "David Browne". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  2. ^ "David Browne". EW.com. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  3. ^ "David Browne, Author at SPIN". SPIN. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  4. ^ "David Browne". NPR.org. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  5. ^ "Dream Brother". HarperCollins. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  6. ^ "Amped". Bloomsbury. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  7. ^ "Goodbye 20th Century". www.dacapopress.com. June 27, 2017. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  8. ^ "Fire and Rain". www.dacapopress.com. June 27, 2017. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  9. ^ "So Many Roads". www.dacapopress.com. June 27, 2017. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  10. ^ "Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young". www.dacapopress.com. November 20, 2018. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  11. ^ "Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young". www.kirkusreviews.com. February 17, 2019. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  12. ^ Parker, James (May 23, 2019). "From L.A. Punk to Staten Island Hip-Hop: The Season's Best Music Books". The New York Times. Retrieved June 29, 2021.

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