17 Lias Saoudi on 'Hellfire: The Jerry Lee Lewis Story'
Fat White Family front man and White Rabbit author Lias Saoudi is this week's Songbook guest, chatting to Jude about Nick Tosches' extraordinary and evocative biography of Jerry Lee Lewis, Hellfire.
They also discuss Lias' own experiences of writing a book, the death of rock 'n' roll, how Fat White Family might be viewed in ten years time, and much, much more.
Ten Thousand Apologies: Fat White Family and the Miracle of Failure by Lias Saoudi and Adelle Stripe chronicles the sordid and thrilling stories of the country's most notorious cult band and is now available in paperback:
Ten Thousand Apologies: Fat White Family and the Miracle of Failure a book by Adelle Stripe and Lias Saoudi
Ten Thousand Apologies by Adelle Stripe, Lias Saoudi - Audiobook - Audible.co.uk
Books mentioned in the podcast:
Hellfire by Nick Tosches Hellfire : Nick Tosches : 9780141924427 : Blackwell's
Sing Backwards And Weep by Mark Lanegan Sing Backwards and Weep by Mark Lanegan - Audiobook - Audible.co.uk
Lipstick Traces by Greil Marcus Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century a book by Greil Marcus
Dead Elvis by Greil Marcus Dead Elvis: A Chronicle of a Cultural Obsession a book by Greil Marcus
Unfinished Business by Michael Bracewell Unfinished Business a book by Michael Bracewell
Teaching a Stone to Talk by Annie Dillard Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters a book by Annie Dillard
You can buy Jude's The Sound of Being Human: How Music Shapes Our Lives here:
The Sound of Being Human by Jude Rogers - Audiobook - Audible.co.uk
Finally, White Rabbit's Spotify Playlist of 'booksongs' - songs inspired by books loved by our guests - is here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7chuHOeTs9jpyKpmgXV6uo