From the Beach Boys to the Grateful Dead, Sly and the Family Stone to Tom Waits, in every decade California’s music has influenced the nation. San Francisco Chronicle music critic Joel Selvin joins Forum to talk about California musicians and his collection of writing titled, “Smartass: The Music Journalism of Joel Selvin: California Rock and Roll.”

Guests:
Joel Selvin, senior pop music correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle, and author of "Smartass: The Music Journalism of Joel Selvin: California Rock and Roll"

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