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To Major Tom: The Bowie Letters
3.44
really liked it
David Bowie is on in the background here and I Just remembered this book that I read a few years ago. It takes the form of a Bowie fan whos been writi ...more
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Oct 19, 2007
 
No More Sad Refrains: The Life and Times of Sandy Denny
3.73
really liked it
Sandy Denny was the singer in 60’s\70’s folk rock group Fairport Convention, she left and formed Fotheringay with future husband Trevor Lucas, then we ...more
Apr 08, 2008
Mar 19, 2008
 
Head On/Repossessed
4.40
really liked it
I'm not a big fan of his, but this book is excellent for anyone interested in the early '80's post punk scene, or the music business in general.See it ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
Nico: Songs They Never Play on the Radio
3.90
really liked it
This is one of the best music biographies I ever read, from memory it was written by the guy who played keyboards in Nico's eighties touring band, and ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
Meetings with Morrissey
3.97
really liked it
As Morrissey books go this one was quite good, the author Len Brown is obviously a fan.I liked the 'Morrisseys People' chapter at the end listing all ...more
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Sep 29, 2008
 
I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie
3.67
really liked it
Ah so long since I read this,but I remember it being a fantastic book.Pamelas stories of Rock star debauchery,making shirts for Chris Hillman, buying ...more
Jan 1991
Dec 13, 2007
 
Chronicles, Vol. 1
3.99
really liked it
Beautifully written,this book descibes the whole folk scene in New York and Dylan up the point of signing the deal for his first album, then erratical ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
Faithfull
3.98
really liked it
Excellent book, well written account of early years as sixties songstress, then life with Jagger and the Stones.Marianne's book does not glamorise her ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
Kink: An Autobiography
3.56
really liked it
From memory I enjoyed this more than Ray's book ,yes Dave definitely lived the rock n roll lifestyle while Ray sat at home and wrote the songs.Many ta ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
Hammer of the Gods
3.83
really liked it
Trashy Rock biography,but great fun, if your a fan of Led Zeppelin.Theres all the usual anecdotes, which are usually only recalled by Richard Cole, th ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
All the Rage
4.01
really liked it
Great read, and account of what it was like playing organ with Small Faces in swinging London touring with The Faces,The Stones, and surviving an addi ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
The Smiths: Songs That Saved Your Life
4.11
it was amazing
Detailed book on every Smiths song and unheard tapes.Well written without all that digging in the past (see Johnny Rogan).This is to Smiths Fans what ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
Before I Get Old: The Story of the Who
3.98
really liked it
Can't remember much about this as I read it so long ago, but I would recommend for Who fans new and old as a well researched fairly exhaustive look at ...more
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Dec 13, 2007
 
Dear Boy: The Life Of Keith Moon
4.17
it was amazing
Fantastic Biography,plenty of hilarious Loon anecdotes but also a very sad story of a talented and insecure man who always had to take it too far.
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Dec 13, 2007
 
Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs
3.95
really liked it
Read this many years ago, I remember it as being a true account of the punk scene, 1977 and all that, as opposed to the glossed up media view of Punk.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Bolan: The Rise and Fall of a 20th Century Superstar
3.79
really liked it
Excellent biography brilliantly researched ,honest and portrays Marc asintelligent ambitious and utterly charming 'til he hit the cocaine of course!
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
X-Ray: The Unauthorized Autobiography
3.81
really liked it
Read This when it came out years ago, written in a strange style but interesting nonetheless, Ray Davies was definitely a bit money obsessed!
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Happy boys happy!: a rock history of the Small Faces & Humble Pie
2.50
liked it
Good book ,but I never finished it as it got a bit boring towards the end when it was all about Frampton and Humble Pie.Nice Pics!
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Morrissey: Scandal and Passion
3.09
did not like it
This book is full of inaccuracies,rubbish writing,and bizarre references to french people, don't read it if you don't need to.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance
3.88
really liked it
This is a brilliant book, exhaustively researched etc and every Smiths fan must read it (even if Morrissey says not to)!
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
The Dark Stuff: Selected Writings On Rock Music
3.98
really liked it
Rock Journalism from someone who seemed to always be an insider, but wrote about it all ,for us to read.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Morrissey: The Albums
3.71
liked it
This has the usual Rogan exhaustive research, but there is nothing really new in it.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Saint Morrissey: A Portrait of This Charming Man by an Alarming Fan
3.46
really liked it
Enjoyed this book,interesting read for fans, can't remember that much about it.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Shout!
4.03
really liked it
Read this years ago, great read and a good place to start if you want to know more.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Glam!: Bowie, Bolan And The Glitter Rock Revolution
3.80
Have this for a few years, have dipped into it but never read it properly
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Revolution In The Head: The Beatles Records and the Sixties
4.23
really liked it
Brilliant book that goes through every Beatles song in minute detail.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Meet on the Ledge: Fairport Convention - The Classic Years
3.77
Have this for years still havn't got round to reading it properly.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Lennon Remembers
4.14
Have this a while havn't got round to it yet though.
not set
Dec 13, 2007
 
Margrave Of The Marshes
3.99
really liked it
None
Apr 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
The Stones
3.81
really liked it
None
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Dec 13, 2007
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