Music: Rumination and Ruination

Leaves of gas from Harrison and Morrison

Acting against the best counsel of Chuck Berry — "Want me to marry, get a home/ Settle down, write a book/ Too much monkey business!" — publishers have been doing a brisk trade in books about rock. Two recent ones — George Harrison's I Me Mine and No One Here Gets Out Alive, a fisheyed life of the late Jim Morrison — have only rock in common. The Morrison opus, which has remained high on the trade paperback bestseller list for three months, is a sort of...

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