Alan Light

Alan Light has been one of the United States’s leading music journalists for the past 20 years. He was a writer at Rolling Stone, founding music editor and editor-in-chief of Vibe, and editor-in-chief of Spin magazine. He has been a contributor to The New YorkerGQEntertainment WeeklyElle, and Mother Jones. He is the author of The Skills to Pay the Bills, an oral history of the Beastie Boys; The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of “Hallelujah”; and co-writer of The New York Times best-selling memoir by Gregg Allman, My Cross to Bear.


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I Am Something That You’ll Never Comprehend: Remembering Prince


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