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A gritty, one-of-a-kind backstage account of the world’s greatest touring band, from the opinionated music journalist who was along for the ride as a young reporter for Rolling Stone in the 1990s ONE OF THE TOP FIVE ROCK BIOGRAPHIES OF THE YEAR—SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—KIRKUS REVIEWS A book inspired by a lifelong appreciation of the music that borders on obsession, Rich Cohen’s fresh and galvanizing narrative history of the Rolling Stones begins with the fateful meeting of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on a train platform in 1961—and goes on to span decades, with a focus on the golden run—from the albums Beggars Banquet (1968) to Exile on Main Street (1972)—when the Stones were at the height of their powers. Cohen is equally as good on the low points as the highs, and he puts his finger on the moments that not only defined the Stones as gifted musicians schooled in the blues, but as the avatars of so much in our modern culture. In the end, though, after the drugs and the girlfriends and the bitter disputes, there is the music—which will define, once and forever, why the Stones will always matter. Praise for The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones “Fabulous . . . The research is meticulous. . . . Cohen’s own interviews even yield some new Stones lore.”—The Wall Street Journal “[Cohen] can catch the way a record can seem to remake the world [and] how songs make a world you can’t escape.”—Pitchfork “No one can tell this story, wringing new life even from the leathery faces of mummies like the Rolling Stones, like Rich Cohen. . . . The book beautifully details the very meaning of rock ’n’ roll.”—New York Observer “Masterful . . . Hundreds of books have been written about this particular band and [Cohen’s] will rank among the very best of the bunch.”—Chicago Tribune “Cohen, who has shown time and time again he can take any history lesson and make it personal and interesting . . . somehow tells the [Stones’] story in a whole different way. This might be the best music book of 2016.”—Men’s Journal “[Cohen’s] account of the band’s rise from ‘footloose’ kids to ‘old, clean, prosperous’ stars is, like the Stones, irresistible.”—People “You will, as with the best music bios, want to follow along on vinyl.”—The Washington Post “A fresh take on dusty topics like Altamont and the Stones’ relationship with the Beatles . . . Cohen takes pilgrimages to places like Nellcôte, the French mansion where the Stones made Exile on Main Street, and recounts fascinating moments from his time on tour.”—Rolling Stone “On the short list of worthwhile books about the Stones . . . The book is stuffed with insights.”—San Francisco Chronicle

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Rich Cohen
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Release: 2016-05-10
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780804179249

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A gritty, one-of-a-kind backstage account of the world’s greatest touring band, from the opinionated music journalist who was along for the ride as a young reporter for Rolling Stone in the 1990s ONE OF THE TOP FIVE ROCK BIOGRAPHIES OF THE YEAR—SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—KIRKUS REVIEWS A book inspired by a lifelong appreciation of the music that borders on obsession, Rich Cohen’s fresh and galvanizing narrative history of the Rolling Stones begins with the fateful meeting of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on a train platform in 1961—and goes on to span decades, with a focus on the golden run—from the albums Beggars Banquet (1968) to Exile on Main Street (1972)—when the Stones were at the height of their powers. Cohen is equally as good on the low points as the highs, and he puts his finger on the moments that not only defined the Stones as gifted musicians schooled in the blues, but as the avatars of so much in our modern culture. In the end, though, after the drugs and the girlfriends and the bitter disputes, there is the music—which will define, once and forever, why the Stones will always matter. Praise for The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones “Fabulous . . . The research is meticulous. . . . Cohen’s own interviews even yield some new Stones lore.”—The Wall Street Journal “[Cohen] can catch the way a record can seem to remake the world [and] how songs make a world you can’t escape.”—Pitchfork “No one can tell this story, wringing new life even from the leathery faces of mummies like the Rolling Stones, like Rich Cohen. . . . The book beautifully details the very meaning of rock ’n’ roll.”—New York Observer “Masterful . . . Hundreds of books have been written about this particular band and [Cohen’s] will rank among the very best of the bunch.”—Chicago Tribune “Cohen, who has shown time and time again he can take any history lesson and make it personal and interesting . . . somehow tells the [Stones’] story in a whole different way. This might be the best music book of 2016.”—Men’s Journal “[Cohen’s] account of the band’s rise from ‘footloose’ kids to ‘old, clean, prosperous’ stars is, like the Stones, irresistible.”—People “You will, as with the best music bios, want to follow along on vinyl.”—The Washington Post “A fresh take on dusty topics like Altamont and the Stones’ relationship with the Beatles . . . Cohen takes pilgrimages to places like Nellcôte, the French mansion where the Stones made Exile on Main Street, and recounts fascinating moments from his time on tour.”—Rolling Stone “On the short list of worthwhile books about the Stones . . . The book is stuffed with insights.”—San Francisco Chronicle

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Rich Cohen
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Release: 2016-05-10
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780804179249

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This 50th anniversary collectible hard cover edition contains full guitar TAB transcriptions for 50 early Stones classics from their ABKCO years. These are all-new arrangements featuring the most accurate transcriptions for all of Keith Richards, Brian Jones, and Mick Taylor's legendary guitar parts. The book also comes with a section of the most classic Keith riffs. The songs within are selected from 12 x 5, Aftermath, Beggars Banquet, Between the Buttons, Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass), December's Children (and Everybody's), Flowers, Hot Rocks 1964--1971, Let It Bleed, Metamorphosis, Sticky Fingers, Their Satanic Majesties Request, and more! Titles: * 19th Nervous Breakdown * 2000 Light Years from Home * As Tears Go By * Backstreet Girl * Bitch * Brown Sugar * Can't You Hear Me Knocking * Child of the Moon * Country Honk * Dandelion * Dead Flowers * Dear Doctor * Factory Girl * Get Off of My Cloud * Gimme Shelter * Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? * Heart of Stone * Honky Tonk Women * I'm Free * It's All Over Now * Jig-Saw Puzzle * Jumpin' Jack Flash * Lady Jane * The Last Time * Let It Bleed * Let's Spend the Night Together * Live with Me * Memo from Turner * Midnight Rambler * Monkey Man * Mother's Little Helper * No Expectations * Out of Time * Paint It, Black * Parachute Woman * Play with Fire * Ruby Tuesday * Salt of the Earth * (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction * She's a Rainbow * The Spider and the Fly * Stray Cat Blues * Street Fighting Man * Stupid Girl * Sway * Sympathy for the Devil * Under My Thumb * Wild Horses * You Can’t Always Get What You Want * You Got the Silver

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Genre: Music
Author: The Rolling Stones
Publisher: Alfred Music
Release: 2013-04-23
File: 312 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780739099360

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Genre: Copyright
Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publisher:
Release: 1976
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105119498520

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Presents a comprehensive encyclopedia of rock guitar legends examining over three hundred artists beginning in the 1950s and covering a wide range of styles and includes performers such as Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Duane Eddy, Buddy Holly, Keith Richards, and more.

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Genre: Music
Author: Pete Prown
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release: 1997
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 0793540429

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"Stanley Booth's book is the only one I can read and say, 'Yeah, that's how it was.'" —Keith Richards Stanley Booth, a member of the Rolling Stones' inner circle, met the band just a few months before Brian Jones drowned in a swimming pool in 1968. He lived with them throughout their 1969 American tour, staying up all night together listening to blues, talking about music, ingesting drugs, and consorting with groupies. His thrilling account culminates with their final concert at Altamont Speedway—a nightmare of beating, stabbing, and killing that would signal the end of a generation's dreams of peace and freedom. But while this book renders in fine detail the entire history of the Stones, paying special attention to the tragedy of Brian Jones, it is about much more than a writer and a rock band. It has been called—by Harold Brodkey and Robert Stone, among others—the best book ever written about the sixties. In Booth's afterword, he explains why it took him 15 years to write the book, relating an astonishing story of drugs, jails, and disasters. Stanley Booth is the author of Rythm Oil: A Journey Through the Music of the American South and Keith: Till I Roll Over Dead. He has written for Rolling Stone, Esquire, and Playboy. He lives in Brunswick, Georgia.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Stanley Booth
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Release: 2014-10-01
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781613731994

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Rates and reviews thousands of rock, pop, soul, rap, country, jazz, blues, folk, and gospel recordings

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Genre: Music
Author: Anthony DeCurtis
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
Release: 1992
File: 838 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:49015002814151

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Genre: American periodicals
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1977
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UCSC:32106020396286

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‘A compelling account of the Stones trashing America during 1972… Greenfield was allowed the kind of access journalists can only dream of today’ The Times The Stones’ 1972 tour of the States was perhaps their best – and certainly most notorious – ever. Their previous visit in 1969 had ended in the nightmare of Altamont; now, three years later, they had just recorded their two finest albums, Sticky Fingers and Exile on Main Street, and were musically in their prime – if also personally at their most dissolute and debauched. Robert Greenfield, one of America’s finest writers, went along for the ride and came back with a riveting account of high living, excess and rock & roll fury, from the Playboy Mansion to the jail cells of Rhode Island. This was an extended tour Party, capital P, to which all America’s hip, rich and glitzy were invited, from Truman Capote to Stevie Wonder, Annie Liebowitz to Hugh Hefner. The result has been acclaimed as one of the all-time classic music books. Published for some years by Helter Skelter under the title A Journey Through America with the Rolling Stones, it is now reissued by Aurum under its original title with a new introduction by the author. Robert Greenfield is also the author of Exile on Main Street: A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones and biographies of Timothy Leary and Jerry Garcia. He lives in California.

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Genre: Music
Author: Robert Greenfield
Publisher: Aurum
Release: 2013-07-08
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781781311998

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Genre:
Author: Bhattacharya Supriya
Publisher: Pearson Education India
Release: 2009-09
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 8131727777

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