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Two-Time Grammy Nominee & New York Times Best-Selling Author, Known for "The Road to Woodstock"

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 Holly George-Warren Biography

Holly George-Warren is a two-time Grammy nominee and the award-winning author of sixteen books, including the New York Times bestseller The Road to Woodstock (with Michael Lang, Vikin, March 2014) and the forthcoming biography Janis: Her Life and Music (Simon and Schuster, 2019).

She is also the author of A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, From Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man (Viking, March 2014), Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry (Oxford University Press, 2007), The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The First 25 Years (HarperCollins, Sept. 2009), Bonnaroo: What, Which, This, That, the Other (Abrams Image, 2012), Cowboy! How Hollywood Invented the Wild West (Readers Digest Books, 2002), Punk 365 (Abrams, 2007), Grateful Dead 365 (Abrams, 2008); and the children's books Honky-Tonk Heroes and Hillbilly Angels: The Pioneers of Country & Western Music (Houghton Mifflin, 2006), Shake, Rattle & Roll: The Founders of Rock & Roll (Houghton Mifflin, 2001), and The Cowgirl Way (Houghton Mifflin Harcout, July 2010). She has cowritten several books including John Varvatos: Rock In Fashion (with John Varvatos, September 2013), How the West Was Worn (Abrams, 2001), The Working Woman's Guide to Managing Stress (Prentice-Hall, 1994), and Musicians in Tune: 75 Contemporary Musicians Discuss the Creative Process (Fireside, 1992), which was revised and published as It's Not Only Rock 'n' Roll: Iconic Musicians Reveal the Source of Their Creativity in the UK by John Blake Publishers in 2013. She received her second GRAMMY nomination in 2013 for penning the liner notes to Janis Joplin's The Pearl Sessions.

Her writing appears in the books Will The Circle Be Unbroken; Classic Country; The Show I'll Never Forget; The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock; Rock, She Wrote: Women Write About Rock, Pop, Rap, and Jazz; The Encyclopedia of Country Music; Country on Compact Disc; The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll; and The Rolling Stone Jazz and Blues Album Guide, among other anthologies. She also has written for Rolling Stone, the New York Times, the Village Voice, Redbook, More, Entertainment Weekly, MOJO, Harp, the Journal of Country Music, the Oxford American, Paper, Time Out, Tracks, Paste, Relix, Cowboys & Indians, Texas Music, Men's Journal, Country Music, American Cowboy, and No Depression. She has contributed liner notes to numerous anthologies and box sets, issued by Rhino, Warner Bros., Sony/Legacy, Capitol, Universal, and BMG, among many others. Her essay for the Gram Parsons anthology Sacred Hearts and Fallen Angels (Rhino) won the 2002 ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for excellence in liner notes.

She has served as editor and/or packager of numerous books. She is the editor of The Rolling Stone Book of the Beats (Hyperion, 1999), Farm Aid: A Song For America (Rodale, 2005); and Stairway to Heaven: The Final Resting Places of Rock Legends (Wenner Books/Hyperion, 2005). In addition to this, she is the coeditor of The Appalachians: America's First and Last Frontier (Villard, 2004); Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey (HarperCollins 2003); American Roots Music (Abrams, 2001); The Rolling Stone Album Guide (Random House); The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll (Random House), Rolling Stone: The Seventies (Little Brown), and two editions of The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll (Simon & Schuster), for which she won a 1996 ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award. As Editor of Rolling Stone Press from 1993-2001, she created more than forty books, including the New York Times bestseller, Garcia (Little Brown), and the ASCAP-Deems Taylor award winner Images of Rock & Roll (Little Brown). In 2003, she served as music editor to the first-ever Zagat's survey of the top 1000 albums of all time. She has edited and packaged the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame annual induction book every year since 1995.

George-Warren received her first Grammy nomination (for Best Historical Recording) in 2001 for coproducing Rhino's five-CD box set, R-E-S-P-E-C-T: A Century of Women in Music. She also coproduced the three-CD set The Rolling Stone Women in Rock Collection (Razor & Tie), a series of CDs with the Lifetime network and a Wanda Jackson tribute album, Hard Headed Woman, for Bloodshot Records. In addition, she has served as an archivist/curator for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation and The GRAMMY Museum. She is the director of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Program and serves on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominating committee.

She has served as a consultant, writer, and/or lecturer on popular music and Western wear at several museums, including Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, the Autry Museum of the American West, the National Cowboy Museum and Hall of Fame, the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum, and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. She teaches Arts Journalism at the State University of New York in New Paltz, NY, has lectured at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University, and has guest lectured at Cornell, Penn, MTSU and CUNY, among other universities.

George-Warren has appeared on numerous television programs on various networks to discuss music, pop culture, and Western Americana including CBS Sunday Morning, MTV, VH1, CMT, PBS, and NBC, and at such book festivals as the Southern Festival of Books, the Texas Book Festival, and the Northwest Festival of Books, and conferences like SXSW, the International Country Music Conference, the Ponderosa Stomp, and the EMP Pop Music Conference. She has also served as a consulting producer to several documentary films, including the Emmy-nominated Woodstock: Now & Then and Welcome to the Club: The Women of Rockabilly, Nashville 2.0 and the Sundance entry Muscle Shoals.

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Janis: Her Life and Music

Janis: Her Life and Music

The Road to Woodstock

The Road to Woodstock

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Holly George-Warren

Two-Time Grammy Nominee & New York Times Best-Selling Author, Known for "The Road to Woodstock"

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Holly George-Warren Biography

Holly George-Warren is a two-time Grammy nominee and the award-winning author of sixteen books, including the New York Times bestseller The Road to Woodstock (with Michael Lang, Vikin, March 2014) and the forthcoming biography Janis: Her Life and Music (Simon and Schuster, 2019).

She is also the author of A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, From Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man (Viking, March 2014), Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry (Oxford University Press, 2007), The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The First 25 Years (HarperCollins, Sept. 2009), Bonnaroo: What, Which, This, That, the Other (Abrams Image, 2012), Cowboy! How Hollywood Invented the Wild West (Readers Digest Books, 2002), Punk 365 (Abrams, 2007), Grateful Dead 365 (Abrams, 2008); and the children's books Honky-Tonk Heroes and Hillbilly Angels: The Pioneers of Country & Western Music (Houghton Mifflin, 2006), Shake, Rattle & Roll: The Founders of Rock & Roll (Houghton Mifflin, 2001), and The Cowgirl Way (Houghton Mifflin Harcout, July 2010). She has cowritten several books including John Varvatos: Rock In Fashion (with John Varvatos, September 2013), How the West Was Worn (Abrams, 2001), The Working Woman's Guide to Managing Stress (Prentice-Hall, 1994), and Musicians in Tune: 75 Contemporary Musicians Discuss the Creative Process (Fireside, 1992), which was revised and published as It's Not Only Rock 'n' Roll: Iconic Musicians Reveal the Source of Their Creativity in the UK by John Blake Publishers in 2013. She received her second GRAMMY nomination in 2013 for penning the liner notes to Janis Joplin's The Pearl Sessions.

Her writing appears in the books Will The Circle Be Unbroken; Classic Country; The Show I'll Never Forget; The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock; Rock, She Wrote: Women Write About Rock, Pop, Rap, and Jazz; The Encyclopedia of Country Music; Country on Compact Disc; The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll; and The Rolling Stone Jazz and Blues Album Guide, among other anthologies. She also has written for Rolling Stone, the New York Times, the Village Voice, Redbook, More, Entertainment Weekly, MOJO, Harp, the Journal of Country Music, the Oxford American, Paper, Time Out, Tracks, Paste, Relix, Cowboys & Indians, Texas Music, Men's Journal, Country Music, American Cowboy, and No Depression. She has contributed liner notes to numerous anthologies and box sets, issued by Rhino, Warner Bros., Sony/Legacy, Capitol, Universal, and BMG, among many others. Her essay for the Gram Parsons anthology Sacred Hearts and Fallen Angels (Rhino) won the 2002 ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for excellence in liner notes.

She has served as editor and/or packager of numerous books. She is the editor of The Rolling Stone Book of the Beats (Hyperion, 1999), Farm Aid: A Song For America (Rodale, 2005); and Stairway to Heaven: The Final Resting Places of Rock Legends (Wenner Books/Hyperion, 2005). In addition to this, she is the coeditor of The Appalachians: America's First and Last Frontier (Villard, 2004); Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey (HarperCollins 2003); American Roots Music (Abrams, 2001); The Rolling Stone Album Guide (Random House); The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll (Random House), Rolling Stone: The Seventies (Little Brown), and two editions of The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll (Simon & Schuster), for which she won a 1996 ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award. As Editor of Rolling Stone Press from 1993-2001, she created more than forty books, including the New York Times bestseller, Garcia (Little Brown), and the ASCAP-Deems Taylor award winner Images of Rock & Roll (Little Brown). In 2003, she served as music editor to the first-ever Zagat's survey of the top 1000 albums of all time. She has edited and packaged the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame annual induction book every year since 1995.

George-Warren received her first Grammy nomination (for Best Historical Recording) in 2001 for coproducing Rhino's five-CD box set, R-E-S-P-E-C-T: A Century of Women in Music. She also coproduced the three-CD set The Rolling Stone Women in Rock Collection (Razor & Tie), a series of CDs with the Lifetime network and a Wanda Jackson tribute album, Hard Headed Woman, for Bloodshot Records. In addition, she has served as an archivist/curator for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation and The GRAMMY Museum. She is the director of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Program and serves on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominating committee.

She has served as a consultant, writer, and/or lecturer on popular music and Western wear at several museums, including Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, the Autry Museum of the American West, the National Cowboy Museum and Hall of Fame, the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum, and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. She teaches Arts Journalism at the State University of New York in New Paltz, NY, has lectured at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University, and has guest lectured at Cornell, Penn, MTSU and CUNY, among other universities.

George-Warren has appeared on numerous television programs on various networks to discuss music, pop culture, and Western Americana including CBS Sunday Morning, MTV, VH1, CMT, PBS, and NBC, and at such book festivals as the Southern Festival of Books, the Texas Book Festival, and the Northwest Festival of Books, and conferences like SXSW, the International Country Music Conference, the Ponderosa Stomp, and the EMP Pop Music Conference. She has also served as a consulting producer to several documentary films, including the Emmy-nominated Woodstock: Now & Then and Welcome to the Club: The Women of Rockabilly, Nashville 2.0 and the Sundance entry Muscle Shoals.

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    Author Holly George-Warren tells us about her book, A Man Called Destruction.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Holly George-Warren for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Holly George-Warren, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Holly George-Warren or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Holly George-Warren?

    Booking fees for Holly George-Warren, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Holly George-Warren, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Holly George-Warren?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Holly George-Warren for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Holly George-Warren for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Holly George-Warren or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Holly George-Warren or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Holly George-Warren is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Holly George-Warren for your event is available upon request. Holly George-Warren generally travels from Nashville, TN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Faith Evans, Ashley Kahn, Simon Lovell, Jodi Kantor and Morris Day and The Time. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Holly George-Warren for an upcoming event.

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  • Arise Entertainment 360 with Author Holly George-Warren - YouTube
    Author Holly George-Warren tells us about her book, A Man Called Destruction.

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