Explores the death-rock connection from the poisoning of Johnson in 1938 to the present. Stories about Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley and Jim Morrison are included as well as frequent means of death, from plane crashes (Ricky Nelson) to asphyxiation (Jimi Hendrix).
Rock has had a strange affinity with death ever since bluesman Robert Johnson allegedly made a pact with the devil in the 1930s. Pike explores the death-rock connection from the poisoning of Johnson in 1938 to the present day. Includes stories of Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Jim Morrison, and others.
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