Episode 1188 - David Ritz

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

By Marc Maron

Episode 1188 - David Ritz

Thursday, 31 December

David Ritz is one of the most prolific biographers of music industry titans, writing about the lives of artists from BB King to Willie Nelson to Janet Jackson. David tells Marc about his obsessive pursuit of Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin and how chronicling their lives changed his. He also explains why he often enjoys ghost writing for a musician more than writing in his own voice. Plus, David talks with Marc about finding faith through the Blues and writing his own story for a change. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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