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12 Days on the Road by Noel E. Monk
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Jan 20, 2012

really liked it
Recommended for: music fans
Read from December 23, 2011 to January 20, 2012 , read count: 1

Talking as much about the revolution that was the early punk movement as the quirks of the band, Noel Monk (author and American road manager) records the chaotic first and last US tour of the Sex Pistols in almost diary format. Depicting Johnny, Sid and...those other part young boys and part barely caged monkey (when you wipe your own poo on the wall and break furniture wherever you go, monkey-like is an accurate title) you begin to know the intimate details of the band that you can't see from listening to an album.

Dropped into the machine that was and is the music industry and intent on smashing the anarchist bent of the Sex Pistols' lyrics into the rigorous standards of southern America in the 70's you watch all hell break loose. Much like Monk, the reader can only sit back and watch it all happen, horrified yet not looking away.

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message 1: by Noel (new) - added it

Noel E You really got it. Thanks.
Wait for next books.
I take about 24 years between my books.
Hope you find the next two chronicles interesting.
Best Wishes, Noel E Monk

message 2: by Noel (new) - added it

Noel E She has got it.
Plus the tough rigors of the road.
I loved doing that tour of the South
and Texas haha.
Noel E Monk

message 3: by Noel (new) - added it

Noel E It's just about time for another exciting true adventure, my Loyal Fans.

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