Paul Williams

Paul Williams
Paul Williams was the founder of the first national U.S. magazine of rock music journalism, Crawdaddy!, in 1966, and the author of more than 25 books, including books on the music of Bob Dylan, the Beach Boys, and Neil Young, and a popular “consciousness handbook,” Das Energi. Paul wrote Reader features on local group Riot Act (March 9, 2006) and the band Powerdresser (July 24, 2003). Paul passed away in March, 2013, at the age of 64.

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