Timothy White (writer)
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|Born||January 25, 1952|
|Died||June 27, 2002(aged 50)|
|Occupation||Journalist and Editor|
|Known for||American rock music journalist|
White began his journalism career as a writer for the Associated Press, but soon gravitated towards music writing. He was an editor for the rock magazine Crawdaddy! in the late 1970s and a senior editor for Rolling Stone magazine in the early 1980s, where he wrote a ground-breaking article detailing the destruction of Bob Hope's face in a logging accident when Hope was in his teens, accounting for Hope's unusual nose and jaw. White was editor-in-chief of Billboard from 1991 until his death at age 50 of a heart attack in 2002.
He also hosted and co-produced a nationally syndicated radio series, "Timothy White's Rock Stars/The Timothy White Sessions".
- Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1983
- Rock stars, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, 1984
- Rock Lives: Profiles and Interviews, Henry Holt & Co, 1990
- The Nearest Far Away Place: Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and the Southern California Experience, Henry Holt, NY, 1994
- Music to My Ears: The Billboard Essays, Henry Holt & Company, New York, 1996
- The Entertainers, Billboard Books, NY, 1998
- Mellencamp: Paintings and Reflections, Harper Perennial, 1998
- James Taylor Long Ago and Far Away, Omnibus Press, 2001
- The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem, 2000
- "Timothy White, 50; Editor Revolutionized Billboard Magazine". latimes. June 28, 2002. Retrieved November 5, 2015.
- "Timothy White, 1952–2002". Stereophile. June 30, 2002. Retrieved August 3, 2011.