Jeff Burger

Jeff Burger's latest book, Lennon on Lennon: Conversations with John Lennon, will be published November 1, 2016 in North America by Chicago Review Press. The same publisher issued his books Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters and Springsteen on Springsteen: Interviews, Speeches, and Encounters, both of which have been republished in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand by Omnibus Press; the Springsteen book is also available in Japan from Space Shower Books. 

Burger—who is working on a third interview collection for the same publisher—has been a writer and editor for more than four decades and has covered popular music throughout his journalism career. His reviews, essays and reportage on that and many other subjects have appeared in more than 75 magazines, newspapers and books, including Barron’sThe Los Angeles TimesFamily CircleMelody MakerHigh FidelityCreemCircusReader’s DigestGentlemen’s QuarterlyAll Music Guide, the Berkeley Barb, The Morton Report and No Depression. He has published interviews with many leading figures from the music world, including Bruce SpringsteenRoger McGuinnWolfman JackTom Waits, Foreigner's Mick Jones, Billy Joel, Tommy Jamesthe Righteous Brothers, Deep Purple's Tommy Bolin, and members of Steely Dan and the Marshall Tucker Band. He has also interviewed many other public figures, such as Suze OrmanDaymond JohnJames CarvilleDonald TrumpSir Richard BransonF. Lee Bailey, Sydney Pollack and Cliff Robertson.

Burger has been editor of several periodicals, including Phoenix magazine in Arizona, and he spent 14 years in senior positions at Medical Economics magazine, the country’s largest business magazine for doctors. A former consulting editor at Time Inc., he currently serves as editor of Business Jet Traveler, which the American Society of Business Publication Editors named one of the country’s best business magazines in 2011 and 2013.

Burger lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey. His wife, Madeleine Beresford, is a teacher and puppeteer. The couple have a son, Andre, and a daughter, Myriam.

Burger's website, byjeffburger.com, features information about his books and four decades' worth of music reviews, news, interviews and commentary.

(All articles by Jeff Burger posted on NoDepression.com are copyrighted. by the author. Reproduction in any form without peromission is strictly prohibited.)

Posts that Jeff Burger has contributed.

The Cream of the New Spring Crop

Album Review

The Cream of the New Spring Crop

Various Artists - Blues For Big Walter

Verdict on Beatles Book Is Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

Article

Verdict on Beatles Book Is Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

Dave Insley Scores Again

Album Review

Dave Insley Scores Again

Dave Insley - Just the Way That I Am

Sublime Echoes of a Classic Rock Duo

Album Review

Sublime Echoes of a Classic Rock Duo

The Cactus Blossoms - You're Dreaming

A Potent Blast of the "Girl Group" Sound

Album Review

A Potent Blast of the "Girl Group" Sound

Charlie Faye & the Fayettes - Charlie Faye & The Fayettes

Two Ambitious New Books Examine Dylan’s Recordings

Article

Two Ambitious New Books Examine Dylan’s Recordings

Something Different—and Great

Album Review

Something Different—and Great

Eva Salina - Lema Lema

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