Ill Literacy, Episode 134: Drums & Demons (Guest: Joel Selvin)

Published March 12, 2024

In Episode 133 of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Joel Selvin, author ofDrums & Demons: The Tragic Journey of Jim Gordon.

Heartland’s Tim Benson is once again joined by Joel Selvin, long-time rock critic at the San Francisco Chronicle, to discuss his new book, Drums & Demons: The Tragic Journey of Jim Gordon. They chat about why Selvin thinks Gordon is the greatest rock drummer of all time, what makes Gordon so unique as a musician, the impact he’s had on American popular music, and his undiagnosed schizophrenia and the tragic second half of his life.

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