Joel Selvin

Joel Selvin has covered rock and pop music for The San Francisco Chronicle since 1970. He is the author of numerous books, including Sly and the Family Stone: An Oral History (For the Record) (Harper Perennial); Summer of Love: The Inside Story of LSD (Cooper Square); San Francisco, The Musical History Tour: A Guide to over 200 of the Bay Area's Most Memorable Music Sites (Chronicle Books); Photopass: The Rock & Roll Photography of Randy Bachman (SLG Books); Monterey Pop (Chronicle Books); and Ricky Nelson: Idol for a Generation (Contemporary Books), which was nominated for the Ralph J. Gleason Award as Music Book of the Year.