Craig Werner, Ph.D.
- "We Gotta Get Out of This Place --
- The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War"
- Thursday, October 27
Craig Werner is the Evjue-Bascom Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A member of the Nominating Committee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he is the co-author (with Doug Bradley) of We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of Vietnam, which Rolling Stone magazine named the best music book of 2015.
His publications include A Change Is Gonna Come: Music, Race & the Soul of America; Higher Ground: Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield & the Rise and Fall of American Soul; and Up Around the Bend: An Oral History of Creedence Clearwater Revival. He is currently working on a history of the 1960s.