About Paul Grushkin

Paul Grushkin is one of America’s top rock & roll historian. For over twenty five years Grushkin has been at the forefront of rock merchandising. As VP/Sales and Marketing for Signatures Network, Sony Signatures, and Winterland Productions, he designed and led the retail merchandising campaigns for nearly every top rock. pop, and country music band, including the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Garth Brooks, Ozzy Osbourne, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, New Kids on the Block, John Lennon, Madonna, N’Sync, Backstreet Boys, and more than two hundred others.

Grushkin is the author and co-author of four best-selling rock & roll histories, collectively selling over one million copies. Grushkin’s Grateful Dead: The Official Book of the Deadheads (1983) is the most successful book about the Grateful Dead to date, and one of the longest in-print rock music histories (24 years, 16 U.S. printings).

Grushkin’s other books include:
  • Rockin' Down the Highway: The Cars and Stars that Made Rock Roll
  • Art of Modern Rock: The Poster Explosion by Paul Grushkin and Dennis King
  • Treasures of the Hard Rock Cafe by Paul Grushkin and Joel Selvin
  • The Art of Rock: Posters from Presley to Punk by Paul Grushkin
  • Grateful Dead Book of the Dead Heads by Paul Grushkin, Cynthia Bassett and Jonas Grushkin

    A graduate of Stanford University (1974), Grushkin now resides with his family in Northern California. His web site can be found at http://www.paulgrushkin.com/.