Will Oldham on Bonnie "Prince" Billy

by Will Oldham and Alan Licht

Will Oldham on Bonnie "Prince" Billy

Paperback, 402 pages, W. W. Norton & Company, List Price: $16.95 | purchase

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Book Summary

The Americana-punk-indie musician describes his body of work over the past twenty-five years, as well as his travels and artistic influences in a series of conversations with a fellow musician, author, and friend.

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Friends who saw me carrying this book groaned at the title, assuming that what lay inside was some kind of self-hagiography. In fact, Will Oldham on Bonnie "Prince" Billy is an interview — the longest and most incisive ever done with the press-shy songwriter and actor. And if anything, the book makes a man, not a myth, of its subject, by putting him in conversation with a good friend who happens to also be a good journalist.

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