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The Resource Before I get old : the story of the Who, by Dave Marsh

Before I get old : the story of the Who, by Dave Marsh

Label
Before I get old : the story of the Who
Title
Before I get old
Title remainder
the story of the Who
Statement of responsibility
by Dave Marsh
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Before I Get Old stands as one of the best books ever written about rocknroll. After best-selling Rolling Stone writer Dave Marsh was invited by Pete Townshend to write a history of legendary band the Who, he spent three years investigating and researching their story. The result is the first in-depth biography of the band, discarding the myth and nonsense which has become so much a part of the usual Who coverage. Before I Get Old tells the story of not one but six personalities guitarist Pete Townshend, bassist John Entwistle, drummer Keith Moon and singer Roger Daltrey plus their original managers Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp. It describes the groups origins in the steamy nightlife of London, charts their meteoric rise to fame, and describes the creation of the rock opera Tommy which turned them into superstars. Here is the pathos, the laughter, the crazy world they worked in, the drugs, the destruction, the vandalism, the debts, the multi-million-dollar tours, and of course the music. In short, this story contains every inch of the fascinating, shocking, hilarious, and provocatively relevant material that makes up the Who and their wild lives and careers."--Amazon
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML421.W5
LC item number
M37 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Before I get old : the story of the Who, by Dave Marsh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 525-532) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9555496
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
546 pages
Isbn
9780312071554
Lccn
83008991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of John Morthland Estate, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-110). From the library of John Morthland. Paperbound
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)9555496
Label
Before I get old : the story of the Who, by Dave Marsh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 525-532) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9555496
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
546 pages
Isbn
9780312071554
Lccn
83008991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of John Morthland Estate, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-110). From the library of John Morthland. Paperbound
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)9555496

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