Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Stan Ridgway's Rock Noir: The Big Heat

Don Snowden, The Boston Phoenix, 1 April 1986

IF YOU JUDGED him from his work as the mouthpiece of LA’s Wall of Voodoo, you’d be tempted to dismiss Stan Ridgway as an irredeemably smarmy little wiseass.

Total word count of piece: 681


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.