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John McLaughlin Resources

Walter Kolosky By

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This collection of resources relating to guitarist John McLaughlin is included as part of John McLaughlin @ All About Jazz . For listeners interested in learning more about the artist, I recommend the following:

Internet sites:

The Official John McLaughlin Website
Pages of Fire - The original John McLaughlin internet fan site
The John McLaughlin Archives Page - A very comprehensive resource
When Blue Turns Gold - A wonderful tribute site
John McLaughlin discography - The best JM discography on the net, bar none.
Remember Shakti - A site dedicated to McLaughlin's bands Shakti and Remember Shakti.
John McLaughlin @ All About Jazz


Books:

Bill Milkowski, Rockers, Jazzbos & Visionaries (Billboard Books)
An insightful book from one of the best jazz writers on the scene.

Joachim E. Berendt, The Jazz Book (Lawrence Hill Books)
The best book ever written about the history of jazz.

Stuart Nicholson, Jazz Rock- A History by (Schirmer Books)
A well researched and written book about the fusion movement.

Paul Stump, Go Ahead John - The Music of John McLaughlin (SAF Books)
Though marred by some inaccuracies, this is the only current McLaughlin biography available.

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