Book Review: “Cool Town” by Grace Elizabeth Hale

Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Cultureby Grace Elizabeth Hale(University of North Carolina Press, First Edition 2020) Reviewed by Jim Hodgson This should be something we do: gather people interested in art, give them time to create it, and enjoy the result. So it was with Athens, Georgia, in theContinue reading “Book Review: “Cool Town” by Grace Elizabeth Hale”

Book Review: “Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia” by Gordon Lamb

Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia by Gordon Lamb(University of Georgia Press, 2018) Reviewed by Foster Dickson Though I had seen the band play live earlier in the ’90s, it was really their 1994 album Ain’t Life Grand that brought Widespread Panic fully into my consciousness. I was twenty years old and midwayContinue reading “Book Review: “Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia” by Gordon Lamb”