Harvey Kubernik is the author of 19 books, including "Canyon Of Dreams: The Magic And The Music Of Laurel Canyon" and "Turn Up The Radio! Rock, Pop and Roll In Los Angeles 1956-1972." Sterling/Barnes and Noble in 2018 published Harvey and Kenneth Kubernik’s "The Story Of The Band: From Big Pink To The Last Waltz." For summer 2021 the duo has written a multi-narrative book on Jimi Hendrix for the publisher. Otherworld Cottage Industries in July 2020 published Harvey’s 508-page book, "Docs That Rock, Music That Matters," featuring Harvey’s interviews with D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, Albert Maysles, Murray Lerner, Morgan Neville, Curtis Hanson, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Andrew Loog Oldham, Dick Clark, Ray Manzarek, Travis Pike, Allan Arkush, and David Leaf, among others.
Harvey is active in the music documentary and TV/film world. In 2020 Kubernik served as Consultant on "Laurel Canyon: A Place In Time" documentary directed by Alison Ellwood which debuted in 2020 on the EPIX/MGM television channel. Kubernik’s writings are in several book anthologies, most notably "The Rolling Stone Book Of The Beats" and "Drinking With Bukowski."
Music historian Harvey Kubernik talked about Tina Turner, the enduring popularity of many Classic Rock artists, digital and vinyl formats, the rise of music documentaries, and Ed Sullivan's place in Rock & Roll history. Open Lines followed in the latter half of the program.More »
Music historian Harvey Kubernik discussed the surge in popularity of the music of the 1950s and 60s, the music industry then and now, and the deaths of many musical artists in 2022. Followed by Open Lines.More »
Dr. Joel L. Parkyn of Apostles College and Seminary addressed how Christianity would contend with a future reality of alien intelligence. In the first hour, music historian Harvey Kubernik discussed the remarkable life of the late singer, Meat Loaf.More »