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Rocks off : 50 tracks that tell the story of The Rolling Stones

Author: Bill Janovitz
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"Reveals the forces at work behind the band's music by deconstructing their most representative tunes from their ... fifty years of record making"--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Chronologies
Discographies
History
NonFiction
Arts
Chronology
Discography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Janovitz
ISBN: 1250026318 9781250026316 1250026326 9781250026323
OCLC Number: 811597730
Description: ix, 404 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The songs, part 1 : the Brian Jones years. Tell me --
It's all over now --
Time is on my side --
Heart of stone --
The last time --
Play with fire --
(I can't get no) satisfaction --
The under assistant West Coast promotion man --
I'm free --
As tears go by --
Under my thumb --
Paint it black --
I am waiting --
Let's spend the night together --
Ruby Tuesday --
2000 light years from home --
Jumpin' Jack flash --
Street fighting man --
Sympathy for the devil --
Stray cat blues --
You can't always get what you want --
The songs, part 2 : the Mick Taylor years. Honky tonk women --
Gimme shelter --
Midnight rambler --
Sway --
Brown sugar --
Wild horses --
Moonlight mile --
Rocks off --
Tumbling dice --
Let it loose --
Happy --
Coming down again --
Angie --
It's only rock'n'roll (but I like it) --
Time waits for no one --
The songs, part 3 : the Ron Wood years. Memory motel --
Fool to cry --
Respectable --
Miss you --
All about you --
Start me up --
Waiting on a friend --
She was hot --
One hit (to the body) --
Slipping away --
Out of tears --
Saint of me --
Biggest mistake --
Plundered my soul.
Responsibility: Bill Janovitz.

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All artists reveal themselves through their work and the Rolling Stones are no different: each song exposes a little more of their soul. This book intends to reveal that soul by deconstructing their  Read more...

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