Elijah Wald has published more than a thousand articles, mostly about folk, roots, and international music, for various magazines and newspapers, including over 10 years as “world music” writer for the Boston Globe. He is the author of volumes on such disparate subjects as Delta blues (Escaping the Delta), Mexican drug ballads (Narcocorrido), hitchhiking (Riding with Strangers), and a broad social history of American popular music (How the Beatles Destroyed Rock ’n’ Roll).
ARTICLES FEATURING ELIJAH
Scenes of Love and Theft: Bob Dylan, Piracy, and Cultures of Transgression
From Bob Dylan's "Great White Wonder," the first rock 'n' roll bootleg, to "Dell" Glover, patient zero of music piracy....