Rock & Roll Author Tells it Like it is. . .Yea, Yea, Yea!

For Immediate Release: 
Feb 29 2000

Rock & Roll Author Tells it Like it is. . .Yea, Yea, Yea!

Athens, W.Va. - Concord College will present Tim Riley Wednesday, March 29, 2000 at 1:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

Tim Riley is the author of Tell Me Why: A Beatles Commentary, which was hailed by The New York Times for bringing "new insight to the act we’ve known for all these years." In addition, Riley authored Hard Rain: A Dylan Commentary and Madonna: Illustrated. His next book, Mystery Dance, will examine the history of gender in rock. Riley is also editor of Millennium Pop, an award-winning web site devoted to the criticism of popular culture. He was recently named Web Producer and Classical Editor of

Riley’s commentaries have been featured on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition, Monitor Radio, Public Radio International’s The World, and in The Washington Post.

Rock and roll on over to Athens and be entertained! For more information, please call 1-304-384-5101.


Concord College Notes: The Communication Arts Department produces the College’s student newspaper, radio programming and television programming. The department also produces theatrical and musical productions. It is organized similar to today’s modern corporation with the students completing projects under both student and faculty supervision. This gives students real-world experience that focuses on accountability and responsibility.

Jacquelyn White, a student in Concord College’s Communication Arts Department wrote this press release.