Rollaresque: The Rakish Progress Of The Rolling Stones by Simon GoddardRollaresque: The Rakish Progress Of The Rolling Stones by Simon Goddard

Rollaresque: The Rakish Progress Of The Rolling Stones

bySimon Goddard

Hardcover | September 27, 2016

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London 1962. Five young hooligans have formed a band and are on a collision course with the austere and intolerant values of post-war Britain. From their beginning in a scummy flat off the Kings Road to the notorious Redlands scandal, this is the anarchic rollercoaster ride of the Stones’ first five years.

We follow our heroes in a rags-to-riches romp of sex, scandal, mischief and uproarious behaviour as they challenge the establishment, invent the archetype of the rebellious, parent-scaring rock star lothario and, eventually, receive their comeuppance from the powers that be.

Presented with the audacious wit and bawdy humour of a vintage novel, complete with Dickensian illustrations, Rollaresque celebrates the young Stones in the grand English literary tradition of lovable rogues. This is the music biography reinvented as a ripping yarn.

Simon Goddard is the author of the acclaimed pop music books Ziggyology, Mozipedia, Simply Thrilled and Songs That Saved Your Life. As a journalist, he has written for, amongst others, Q magazine, the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal, and featured as a guest on various radio programmes and documentaries including BBC Radio 4’s Soul...
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Title:Rollaresque: The Rakish Progress Of The Rolling StonesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.4 × 6.2 × 1.1 inPublished:September 27, 2016Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0091958350

ISBN - 13:9780091958350

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