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BOOK PROJECTS

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CO-AUTHOR, PROJECT MANAGER

"an OD of sumptuous portraiture and candid shenanigans."
- MOJO

Variety list of the

Best Music Books of the Year

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EDITOR, Project manager

In development.
Coming 2024

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

 “Alvin’s book is proof that he’s one of our most underrated lyricists.”
- Paste

Best Classic Bands list of the

Best Music Books of the Year

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

“…fills in a very-much needed hole in blues scholarship.”
- Houston Press

Best Classic Bands list of the

Best Music Books of the Year

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

"...a beautifully illustrated book"
- Forbes

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

“[An] exhaustive study.… Merle Travis would surely appreciate this book.”
- Dayton Daily News

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

 “A cleareyed, evenhanded tale from a pivotal figure in the development of country rock”
- Kirkus Reviews

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Co-AUTHOR, PROJECT MANAGER

Every Night Is Saturday Night is a brilliant book from beginning to end."
- Spill magazine

Best Classic Bands list of the

Best Music Books of the Year

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PRODUCTION EDITOR

"Readers of Kicks, Goldmine, Mojo and the like will certainly appreciate." 
- Stomp and Stammer

Word in Your Ear's list of the​

Best Music Books of the Year

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AUTHOR

"One of the best music-themed books of the year." - PopMatters

"the best-available literary encapsulation of Southern Rock." - The Tennessean

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Co-author, PROJECT MANAGER

"There's plenty of detail, some revelatory...maybe the best account yet of Hitsville's heyday."
- Oakland Press

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

Fast & Loose is an up-close-and-personal look at a one-of-a-kind group that is essential for any diehard fan. 
- Blabbermouth

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Contributing Essayist

Contributor alongside Ken Burns, Rick Bragg, David Fricke, Holly George-Warren, Peter Guralnick, and others

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

"a beguiling tale of an astonishing life."
- Nashville Scene

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

ARSC Awards Certificate of Merit: Best Historical Research in Recorded Rock and Soul Music

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Editor, PROJECT MANAGER

"A reference work of sophisticated photo documentation."
- Classic Rock

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US PROJECT MANAGER

"...an engaging insight into [the] Iron Maiden guitarist. A prize catch amongst rock biographies – highly recommended."
- Metal Talk

EDITOR, PROJECT MANAGER

"...that unusual creation that will, much like the best work of the Nobel Laureate, demand regular returns."
- AllAboutJazz

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INTRODUCTION/FOREWORD EDITOR FOR NEW EDITION

"Its finest achievement is that it makes you want to hear the music. Say it one more time."
- Elvis Costello

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Editor, project manager

"Stuart can now celebrate the fact that his masterpiece is finally given the attention it originally deserved."
- American Songwriter

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editor, project manager

"This enduring passion is heartening to hear from someone who's been in the game so long."
- Vice

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co-author, PROJECT MANAGER

"...celebrating the 50th anniversary of the recording of their classic Odessey and Oracle LP in the most eclectic and eye-catching way."
- Burnley Express

editorial reader

Not yet released

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contributing essayist

"...an informative, well-illustrated and affectionate guide to some wonderful music and the musicians who made it."
- Mike O'Connor

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series Editor,

PROJECT MANAGER

"...a straightforward, deeply researched account of this city's most famous and best-logo'd record company."
- The Stranger

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series Editor,

PROJECT MANAGER

"An invaluable chronicle of Excello Records....Contains more information about the label than can be accessed virtually anywhere else.
- Americana Highways

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series Editor,

PROJECT MANAGER

"...documents a pivotal moment in American music history. Vintage photos round out a concise, well researched read."
- Music Connection

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series Editor,

PROJECT MANAGER

"This book is amazing…probably one of the greatest hip hop books of all time.”
– Chuck D

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REISSUES

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associate producer

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associate producer

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REISSUE producer
ALBUM NOTES

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associate producer

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REISSUE CO-PRODUCER

ALBUM NOTES AUTHOR

 "California country-music historian Scott B. Bomar…spent years tracking down the story of the man and of his music. The result is an unprecedented, single-disc, 23-track career-spanning collection."
- Wall Street Journal

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REISSUE CO-PRODUCER
AUTHOR of 224 PAGE BOOK

GRAMMY nominee

New York Times best box set of the year

Named among the best box sets of the year by Rolling Stone, Variety, All Music, and The Nashville Scene

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PROJECT MANAGER

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

BOOK CO-AUTHOR

"This is a thing of staggering beauty....the most important excavation of early country music we have seen in years. It sounds great, it looks amazing." - Goldmine

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consultant

photo research

"While maybe not as revered as his work with Capitol or Epic, the music on Troubadour stands on its own."
- Billboard

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REISSUE PRODUCER,
AUTHOR OF 110 PAGE BOOK

Selected among the best box sets of the year by the New York Times

Five discs of solid gold 1960s and '70s Bakersfield truck-drivin' country."

Mojo

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ALBUM NOTES

Billboard's Top 10 Best Reissues of 2018

"...an ideal introduction to the Bakersfield sound at the end of the 1960s."

- Pop Matters

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ALBUM NOTES

Among All Music's Favorite Compilations/Reissues of 2019

"The detailed liner notes penned by author/country music historian Scott B. Bomar provide welcome insight into this outstanding two-disc set."
- Desert Star Weekly

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ALBUM NOTES

Among the best reissues of the year in the Nashville Scene Country Music Critics' Poll 

"After more than forty years, it’s a real treat for Owens’ many fans to have this album finally released."

- No Depression

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REISSUE producer

AUTHOR of 124 PAGE BOOK

"This is more than a worthwhile collection and well worth investigating, both for long time fans, and those who've never heard this legendary performer."
- Alan Cackett 

REISSUE CO-PRODUCER

ALBUM NOTES

"The set contains thirty-two tracks of country bop, proto-rockabilly and comedy that should prove enjoyable to everyone, along with Bear’s usual impeccable digital re-mastering and an informative seventy-two page booklet."
My Kind of Country

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REISSUE PRODUCER

ALBUM NOTES

GRAMMY nominee
"This wildly entertaining disc shows how hustlers, rockabilly cats, Western swing crooners, and savvy guitar players wound up constructing what the sound of Bakersfield became."
- All Music

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REISSUE PRODUCER

ALBUM NOTES

"As chronicled in Scott B. Bomar’s excellent liner notes....both volumes of The Other Side of Bakersfield are worth grabbing for a good time on a Saturday night."
- The Nashville Scene

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