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Ed Vulliamy

Ed Vulliamy is the author of When Words Fail, Amexica and The War is Dead: Long Love The War. He has been an Observer journalist for 20 years and is the author of the Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th anniversary liner notes.

Publications

When Words Fail

Ed Vulliamy

Canmusicmaketheworldabetterplace?Canitreally’belong’toanyone?Canthemagic,mysteryandincertitudeofmusic-ofthehumanbrainmeetingormakingsound-canitstopwars,rehabilitatethebroken,unite,educateorinspire?FromJimiHendrixplaying’MachineGun’atTheIsleofWightFestivalin1970totheBataclanundersiegein2015,EdVulliamyhaslivedthemusic,metthelegends,andasked,whenwordsfail,mightweturntomusic?There’sonlyonewaytofindout,andthatistolisten