Reverend Keith A. Gordon

  • Known as the 'Reverend of Rock 'n Roll"
  • Over 40 years of experience writing about blues and rock-and-roll music with work in over 100 publications worldwide
  • Author or co-author of ten books on music
  • Owns and operates That Devil Music blog, critiquing classic rock and blues in a modern light


The Reverend of Rock 'n Roll, Keith A. Gordon, is a former writer for ThoughtCo. Keith penned multiple reviews, interviews, and features critiquing and honoring rock and blues music over the course of a more than six-year association with ThoughtCo.

Gordon has been protecting the pop culture trenches for over four decades and is a familiar name in music criticism. His writing appears in numerous prestigious or humble publications around the globe including The Blurt, The Metro, Creem, Harp, Country Standard Time, and Big O Magazine
His abiding passion, unwavering critique, and honest reviews appear on the All Music Guide (AMG) website and in many books.

Gordon is the former editor of the popular Alt.Culture.Guide webzine, a post he held for seven years. He is the owner and editor for the music blog, That Devil Music. Gordon's more than 40-year career includes many published works which he either wrote or co-wrote. These titles include All Music Guide to the Blues (Backbeat, 2003) The Other Side of Nashville (Anthem, 2012), and Broken Record: The Music Industry at War, 2000-2008 (CreateSpace, 2018).



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