This is a partial list of reviews and interviews in 1996, the year in which both Edson and You'll Never Get to Heaven were released.
New York Sunday Times: Interview in "Arts and Leisure" section, April 7, 1996 People: Review of CD in May 6, 1996 issue Details: Review the CD and book in June 1996 issue Esquire: Piece on Bill in May 1996 issue Acoustic Guitar: Feature with interview in June 1996 issue Hits: Feature during April 1996 Rhythm and News: Feature on Bill in April 1996 issue Manhattan File: Review of CD and book NY Review of Records: Feature, review of CD and book in April 1996 issue Request: Review of CD and book in May 1996 issue Pulse: Lead review of CD and book in May 1996 issue Venice Magazine: Feature on Bill in April/May 1996 issue Stereo Review: Review of CD for May 1996 issue Music Monthly: Review of CD in May 1996 issue Huh!: Feature on Bill in June 1996 issue L. A. Film and Music: Feature on Bill in June(?) 1996 issue Alternative Press: Review of book in "Literature" section of June 1996 issue Cover Story: Feature on Bill Aquarian Weekly: Interview feature with Bill Performing Songwriter: Will do feature Guitar World Acoustic (new magazine put out by Guitar World): Feature story on Bill Island Ear: Will do feature in May 1996 issue CD Review: Will review CD Berkshire [Mass.] Eagle: Feature on CD and book by Seth Rogovoy in April 19, 1996 issue Boston Pheonix Feature article and excerpt from book, April 11, 1996 Foster's Daily Democrat [N.H.] Feature on Bill in April 11, 1996 Arts section The New Yorker Preview of Bottom Line show in April 22, 1996 issue (p. 18) "In both mediums, this gentle New Englander displays an extraordinary flair for detail." Entertainment Weekly Review of book in May 3, 1996 issue New England Folk Almanac Reviews of book and album, interview, and photos in June-July, 1996 issue Sing Out! Review of album in Aug./Sep./Oct. 1996 issue (vol. 41, no. 2) Billboard You'll Never Get to Heaven makes staff writer's list of top ten of 1996 Pulse! Comments on Edson and You'll Never Get to Heaven in Dec. 1996 issue