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50 Licks free pdf Behold the Rolling Stones: run-ins with the law, chart-topping successes, and now the World's Greatest Continually Operating Rock and Roll Band. "50 Licks "tells the story of the Stones, right from its very origins.On July 12, 1962, London's Marquee Club debuted a new act, a blues-inflected rock band named after a Muddy Waters song-the Rolling Stones. They were a hard-edged band with a flair for the dramatic, styling themselves as the devil's answer to the sainted Beatles.A young, inexperienced producer named Andrew Loog Oldham first heard the band at a session he remembers with four words: "I fell in love." Though unfamiliar with such basic industry practices as mixing a recording, he made a brilliant decision-he pitched the band to a studio that had passed on the Beatles. Afraid to make the same mistake twice, they signed the Stones, and began a history-making career.This is just one of the fifty classic stories that make up "50 Licks," each named for a different Stones song. Many are never before told, some are from exclusive interviews-including with elusive bassist Bill Wyman-and all are told by the people who lived them. Part oral history, part memorabilia, this fiftieth anniversary book is the Stones album every collector will need to have.

About Pete Fornatale

Pete Fornatale was an award-winning broadcaster and author, and a fixture on the New York radio scene for four decades. "50 Licks" was his final book.Bernard M. Corbett is the radio voice of Boston University hockey and Harvard University football. He is the author and co-author of fifteen books. He lives in Stoneham, Massachusetts, and is a lifelong Rolling Stones fan.Peter Thomas Fornatale is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Brooklyn, New York. His favorite Rolling Stone is Charlie Watts.

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Author : Pete Fornatale
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Data Published : 26 February 2013
ISBN : 1608199215
EAN : 9781608199211
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 277 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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