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Greg Beets

Greg Beets was born in Lubbock on the day Richard Nixon was elected president. He has covered music for the Chronicle since 1992, writing about everyone from Roky Erickson to Yanni. Beets has also written for Billboard,Uncut, Blurt, Elmore, and Pop Culture Press. Before his digestive tract cried uncle, he co-published Hey! Hey! Buffet!, an award-winning fanzine about all-you-can-eat buffets.

8 articles in 2010


Mind Matter, 12 Strings and Tambourines, Shine On

Music Review, Dec. 24, 2010

A Very Irregular Head: The Life of Syd Barrett

Floyd's atom heart mother, authorized and as in-depth as we're likely to get

Music Review, Dec. 10, 2010

Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney

'When I'm Sixty-Four' and beyond

Music Review, Dec. 10, 2010

Brian Wilson

Reimagines Gershwin

Music Review, Sep. 24, 2010

Monkeys Gone to Heaven

Meet the Pixies

Music Feature, Sep. 17, 2010

Household Names

Stories, No Names

Music Review, Aug. 13, 2010


Live Like a Millionaire

Music Review, Aug. 13, 2010

Summertime Blues

Gonna raise a fuss, gonna raise a holler: rock & roll books

Music Feature, Jun. 11, 2010

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