Books by Gareth Murphy

SIREN SONG by Seymour Stein
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 12, 2018

"A sometimes-gritty, sometimes-charming memoir that pays tribute to the American recording industry."
A memoir detailing the 1966 founding of Sire Records and the author's journey through six decades in the music industry discovering talent like the Talking Heads, the Ramones, Madonna, and many others. Read full book review >
COWBOYS AND INDIES by Gareth Murphy
NON-FICTION
Released: June 24, 2014

"A serviceable, readable overview. There's not much here that informed music fans—readers of Peter Guralnick and Greil Marcus, say—won't have heard."
From race records to hip-hop and beyond: an exploration of the business of recorded music. Read full book review >