This may be a bit unusual for a bookworm of my generation, but I am especially excited about some rockin' memoir-related news. If you grew up belting "The Weight" and "Up On Cripple Creek," I think you'll agree that this is a book to get excited about.

Robbie Robertson of The Band will write a memoir for Crown. According to Publishers Marketplace he'll be:

chronicling every aspect of his personal and musical odyssey, from his childhood as the son of a Jewish father and Canadian Mohawk mother through his experiences with Ronnie Hawkins, The Band and Bob Dylan, and as a solo artist and collaborator on film music with Martin Scorsese.

Keith Richards, Rodney Crowell and others have recently set the bar high for songwriters and musicians. I'll look forward to hearing about Robertson's journey.

What about you? What musician do you want to write a memoir?

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