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Sweetie Baby Cookie Honey

3.23  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Only an insider could have written this dazzling drama of power, greed and corruption at the highest levels of the music business. Sweeping across thirty years of the popular music experience that has transformed all our lives, Sweetie Baby Cookie Honey tells the story of the rise and fall, comeback, and ultimate destruction of an international superstar.

Freddie Gershon ha
Hardcover, 442 pages
Published January 1st 1987 by Guild Publishing (first published 1986)
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Oct 22, 2011 Sidna rated it it was ok
Recently I was cleaning out my bookshelves and found this book that I bought at a used book sale several years ago. I decided to read it before putting it in the bag to take to the used book store.

Author Freddie Gershon was a music industry lawyer. On the cover flap, Gossip colmunist Liz Smith says he "has written the most sizzling property to come along in years. It's going to blow the lid off." This book, written in 1986, covers stars in the music and movie industries from 1962 to 1981.

It is
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Mar 23, 2014 Mark Speed rated it it was ok
I was just writing a review of Valley of the Dolls when this novel popped into my head. Written by a guy who was in the entertainment industry, it's a bit of a knock-off of the aforementioned classic. Fun read, but nothing memorable.
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Mar 22, 2014 Stephen- Craig rated it it was amazing
Freddie Gershon should be a legend in the entertainment industry....His real life stories are far better than anyone's in the industry today. This book, though a "novel", is actually a kind of biography of the lives and early beginnings of himself and a few of his best friends Neil Sedaka (would renound Hit song writer and entertainer) and Bette Midler....whose personna and talent need no introduction or description (sorry Bette!...LOL ! )... If you are interested in one of the early beginnings ...more
Jan 23, 2010 Matt rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thanks-eric, 2010
I went into this book with only the expectation that there would be a lot of sex, as the critics described, and little else. I was wrong. The book was well written and fast-paced with little bursts of adrenaline here and there from the random sex, drugs, and alcohol strewn throughout the storyline. There was nothing intellectually challenging within the book; it was more like watching a fun and easy-going B+ movie from the 80's - not that it's a bad thing, just that's what it was. Regardless, it ...more
Sep 30, 2013 Cathi95 rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-2013
(Fiction, 1986) Follows four youths from Brooklyn in 1956 as they attempt to "make it big" in music, two as musicians and two as music business personas. Their stories definitely parallel many musicians' stories, but it was interesting to read about the ups and downs of their lives into the 1980's. Unfortunately, it just falls a bit short of really engaging me emotionally.
Apr 25, 2009 NancyInWI rated it liked it
Shelves: library
I remember I came upon this book just by perusing the shelves at my local library. The title caught my eye. I don't remember much else about it...I read it 15 years ago...other than it was about the Hollywood and music scene in the 50's to the 80's.
May 14, 2013 Hillery rated it liked it
A fun, trashy beach read about 4 friends in the music industry from the late '50s through the early '80s, when it was written. Got the paperback at a yard sale for fifty cents.
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