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One train later : a memoir

Author: Andy Summers
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this intimate work, Andy Summers writes fluidly about his first guitar, his experiences with earlier bands, his relationships and encounters with Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, John Belushi, and The Police, and more. Less-known is Andy's early musical career in the U.K., where he achieved moderate fame. But after Andy ended up in California, ultimately finding himself out of work and teaching lessons, he returned to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Andy Summers; Andy Summers; Andy Summers
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Summers
ISBN: 0312359144 9780312359140
OCLC Number: 69028722
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Andy Summers.
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In this intimate work, Andy Summers writes fluidly about his first guitar, his experiences with earlier bands, his relationships and encounters with Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, John Belushi, and The Police, and more. Less-known is Andy's early musical career in the U.K., where he achieved moderate fame. But after Andy ended up in California, ultimately finding himself out of work and teaching lessons, he returned to England, where serendipitous circumstances found him on a train with Stewart Copeland. The rest was history. This is the moving, gently (and often acidly) funny memoir of a premier guitarist who ultimately found himself at the top of the world.--From publisher description.

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Detailed, refreshingly insightful and humorous

by windk (WorldCat user published 2008-01-17) Very Good Permalink
Mr. Summers writes about the stages of his life to date, most prominently his rabid love for the guitar, his time with various bands including the Animals, and of course, The Police. The detail of his recollections is fascinating and refreshingly insightful and humorous. Especially interesting are his...
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