We make the oldest stories new when we succeed, and we are trapped by the old stories when we fail.
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|Birth:||19th June, 1945|
|Profession:||Author, Critic, Journalist|
Greil Marcus was born in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an American author, music journalist and cultural critic. He is notable for producing scholarly and literary essays that place rock music in a broader framework of culture and politics than is customary in pop music journalism. He earned an undergraduate degree in American studies from the University of California, Berkeley, where he also undertook graduate studies in political science. He has been a rock critic and columnist for Rolling Stone and other publications, including Creem, the Village Voice, and Artforum. He writes the column "Elephant Dancing" for Interview and "Real Life Rock Top Ten" for The Believer. He has written several books include: Mystery Train, Lipstick Traces, Dead Elvis, Invisible Republic, A New Literary History of America(with Werner Sollors), When That Rough God Goes Riding, The Doors, and Real Life Rock.
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