Nik Cohn

Nik Cohn, born in 1946, is a British rock journalist, author, and music critic. He is best known for his pioneering book 'Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom: The Golden Age of Rock', published in 1969, which is considered one of the first books to celebrate the language and attitude of rock music. Cohn has also written for numerous publications and has contributed to the world of music and culture with his insightful critiques and narratives.


This list of books are ONLY the books that have been ranked on the lists that are aggregated on this site. This is not a comprehensive list of all books by this author.

  1. 1. Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom: The Golden Age of Rock

    This book is a lively and passionate chronicle of the rise and impact of rock 'n' roll music during its golden age. The author provides a detailed examination of the genre's evolution, highlighting the contributions of iconic artists and bands. The book is filled with personal anecdotes, critical analysis, and vivid descriptions of concerts and cultural moments, providing an immersive and insightful look into the world of rock 'n' roll.