Elvis Mitchell hosts writer Mikal Gilmore, who has covered and criticized rock & roll and its culture and issue as music editor for the 'LA Weekly' and the 'LA Herald Examiner,' and , for twenty years, as a staff writer for 'Rolling Stone' magazine. His first book, "Shot; in the Heart," won the LA Times Book Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His current book, "Night; Beat," covers the history of rock and roll.
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