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Jim Dawson has written extensively about American pop culture, particularly early rock 'n' roll and Hollywood films. Elements of his 1980 article on Ritchie Valens in the Los Angeles Times were used in the 1987 rock 'n' roll biography, "La Bamba." He also wrote the mini-documentary "Bunker Hill, Los Angeles" for the Criterion Collection's 2011 DVD... See full bio »

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One for the Money: The Birth of Rock N' Roll
One for the Money: The Birth of Rock N' Roll Himself - Rock Historian / Writer


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 2007 Jukebox: From Edison to Ipod (Documentary)
 2006 One for the Money: The Birth of Rock N' Roll (Video documentary)
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Wrote the feature "Bunker Hill, Los Angeles" for the 2011 Criterion Collection DVD/Blu-Ray of "Kiss Me Deadly"

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