Fierce and funny, this memoir in essay and song is full of wonderful tales of art and protest. Leon Rosselson’s Where Are the Elephants? is a rare behind-the-scenes look at the life and times of one of England’s foremost songwriters. This clear-eyed portrait of a creative activist who never gave up and whose talent, wit, and verve brought the world into finer focus provides a model for a whole new generation of radicals. Filled with glimpses of the stories and events that inspired his songs, Rosselson’s story of becoming a modern troubadour up against the barricades is a tale for the ages. The book concludes with an intimate and wide-ranging interview by Rosselson’s longtime friend and collaborator Robb Johnson.
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