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    The Rolling Stones Fifty Years
    The Rolling Stones Fifty Years
    In 1962 Mick Jagger was a bright, well - scrubbed boy (planning a career in the civil service), while Keith Richards was learning how to smoke and to swivel a six - shooter. Add the mercurial Brian Jones (who'd been effectively run out of Cheltenham for theft, multiple impregnations and playing blues guitar) and the wryly opinionated Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts, and the potential was obvious. During the 1960s and 70s the Rolling Stones were the polarising figures in Britain, admired in some quarters for their flamboyance, creativity and salacious lifestyles, and reviled elsewhere for the same reasons. Confidently expected never to reach 30 they are now approaching their seventies and, in 2012, will have been together for 50 years. In The Rolling Stones, Christopher Sandford tells the human drama at the centre of the Rolling Stones story. Sandford has carried out interviews with those close to the Stones, family members (including Mick's parents), the group's fans and contemporaries - even examined their previously unreleased FBI files. Like no other book before The Rolling Stones will make sense of the rich brew of clever invention and opportunism, of talent, good fortune, insecurity, self - destructiveness, and of drugs, sex and other excess, that made the Stones who they are.
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    Book Author
    Christopher Sandford
    Genre Arts, Music & Entertainment , Biography & Autobiography
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459694378,9781459694385
    Publisher
    Simon & Schuster United Kingdom
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    01-Apr-2015

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