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Tragedies and mysteries of rock 'n' roll

Author: Michele Primi
Publisher: Vercelli, Italy : White Star Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Is there a curse on rock 'n' roll? The death of one of the purest musical talents in recent years, Amy Winehouse, has reopened this and many other questions. The "27 Club" really does exist--but that's just the beginning. If there's a house band in the afterlife for young adults whose promise was tragically cut short, it's a pretty fair bet that the artists in this volume are there: Robert Johnson, Janis Joplin,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Primi
ISBN: 9788854406773 8854406775
OCLC Number: 812530025
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 271 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Robert Johnson --
Buddy Holly --
Eddie Cochran --
Stu Sutcliffe --
Sam Cooke --
Bobby Fuller --
Otis Redding --
Brian Jones --
Jimi Hendrix --
Janis Joplin --
Jim Morrison --
King Curtis --
Duane Allman --
Ron McKernan --
Gram Parsons --
Mama Cass --
Nick Drake --
Tim Buckley --
Elvis Presley --
Marc Bolan --
Ronnie Van Zant --
Steve Gaines --
Keith Moon --
Sid Vicious --
Bon Scott --
Ian Curtis --
John Bonham --
Darby Crash --
John Lennon --
Bob Marley --
John Belushi --
James Honeyman-Scott --
Pete Farndon --
Dennis Wilson --
Marvin Gaye --
Cliff Burton --
Peter Tosh --
Jaco Pastorius --
Chet Baker --
Hillel Slovak --
Pete de Freitas --
Andrew Wood --
Stevie Ray Vaughan --
Steve Clark --
Dead --
Euronymous --
Johnny Thunders --
Freddie Mercury --
Kurt Cobain --
Shannon Hoon --
Jeff Buckley --
Michael Hutchence --
Cozy Powell --
Layne Staley --
Dee Dee Ramone --
Elliot Smith --
Dimebag Darrell --
Michael Jackson --
Mark Linkous --
Paul Gray --
Scott Columbus --
Amy Winehouse --
Whitney Houston.
Other Titles: Tragedies and mysteries of rock and roll
Responsibility: [text by Michele Primi ; translation, Richard Pierce].

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Is there a curse on Rock 'n' Roll? This volume tells their story: from the first, Robert Johnson, who is said to have sold his soul to the devil for the gift of Blues, on to Ian Curtis and Kurt  Read more...

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