Ben Edmonds

About the Author

As an editor at Creem magazine (1971-1975), Ben Edmonds played a pivotal role in shaping the narrative of music culture. His insightful articles also graced the pages of Rolling Stone, and he served as a US correspondent for MOJO magazine. Edmonds authored the acclaimed Marvin Gaye: What’s Going On and the Last Days of the Motown Sound and his achievements include two ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor writing awards and two Grammy nominations. Tragically, pancreatic cancer claimed Edmonds’s life in 2016, cutting short his final project—a definitive biography of the MC5. This book owes its existence to Edmonds’ meticulous notes, serving as its cornerstone.

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