Brian T. Atkinson is currently working on East Nashville Skyline: The Songwriting Legacy of Todd Snider. The book will mark his sixth for Texas A&M University Press.
Looks Like Rain : The Songwriting Legacy of Mickey Newbury Due Out In November 2020!
Brian T. Atkinson's Looks Like Rain: The Songwriting Legacy of Mickey Newbury will be available on November 15, 2020! Click here to pre-order: https://www.amazon.com/Looks-Like-Rain-Songwriting-University/dp/1623499267/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=looks+like+rain+atkinson&qid=1596153639&sr=8-1
The Houston-born Newbury was known as a true songwriter's songwriter, penning classics like "I Just Dropped In (To See What Condidion My Condition Was In)," "San Francisco Mabel Joy" and "American Trilogy." Austin-based author Atkinson's fourth book tentatively will be released in 2021. Atkinson's previous book include I'll Be Here in the Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt (TAMU Press, 2012), Kent Finlay, Dreamer: The Musical Legacy behind Cheatham Street Warehouse (2016), co-written with Jenni Finlay, and The Messenger: The Songwriting Legacy of Ray Wylie Hubbard. For more information: briantatkinson.com or https://www.facebook.com/newburybook/
Brian T. Atkinson has turned in the forthcoming True Love Cast Out All Evil: The Songwriting Legacy of Roky Erickson to Texas A&M University Press. Atkinson's fifth book is tentatively due out in Spring 2022. Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/rokyericksonbook.
Brian T. Atkinson's The Messenger: The Songwriting Legacy of Ray Wylie Hubbard is available now through Texas A&M University Press. CLICK HERE to purchase. Acclaimed music veteran Jenni Finlay and Atkinson produced an accompanying Hubbard tribute album that features performances by Bobby Bare, Rodney Crowell, Charlie Musselwhite, James McMurtry, Tom Russell, Terri Hendrix and several more. For more information: www.eight30records.com.
Click here to purchase Brian T. Atkinson's first book I'll Be Here the Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt: https://eight30records.bandcamp.com/.
Atkinson is currently working on an expanded edition of I'll Be Here in the Morning featuring new forewords by legendary Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty and iconic country star Don Williams as well as more than thirty new artist interviews.
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