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Dave Matthews Band

Music for the People, Revised and Updated

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Plug in to the history and evolution of Dave Matthews Band as rock journalist Nevin Martell shares details on the success of this crowd-favorite band of the 2000s and their experiences on the road. This revised and updated edition features new material and photos, as well as information on Dave Matthews Band’s critically acclaimed records and sold-out shows.

From chart topping hits like “Crash Into Me” and “What Would You Say” to crowd-pleasing live favorites like “Lie in Our Graves” and a fiery rendition of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower,” Dave Matthews Band has contributed a slew of unforgettable tunes to the lexicon of rock ‘n’ roll.

From two legendary local residences to multiple tours, a pair of Grammy nominations on their studio debut, Under the Table and Dreaming, and the heartfelt ballad “Crash Into Me,” the band has been vaulted into the rock mainstreams and has lived life in the limelight.

Through interviews with close associates, collaborators, tour mates, and friends, established rock journalist Nevin Martell gives you an exhaustive history of one of the most exciting bands of the 2000s. Plus, readers get an updated discography and the only definitive list published of the group’s phenomenal live concerts.

Whether you’ve been to one show or fifty, or maybe you are simply a dedicated listener of their albums, Music for the People provides a unique peek into the kaleidoscopic world of Dave Matthews Band.

Nevin Martell worked in new media at Atlantic Records in New York after graduating from Vassar College. His work has appeared in Ray Gun, High Times, and many online 'zines. He lives in Manhattan and writes full time. He can be e-mailed at mftp@earthlink.net.

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