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Gold Dust Woman

Author : Stephen Davis
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2017-11-21
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781250032904

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Stevie Nicks is a legend of rock, but her energy and magnetism sparked new interest in this icon. At 68, she's one of the most glamorous creatures rock has known, and the rare woman who's a real rock ‘n' roller. Gold Dust Woman gives "the gold standard of rock biographers" (The Boston Globe) his ideal topic: Nicks' work and life are equally sexy and interesting, and Davis delves deeply into each, unearthing fresh details from new, intimate interviews and interpreting them to present a rich new portrait of the star. Just as Nicks (and Lindsay Buckingham) gave Fleetwood Mac the "shot of adrenaline" they needed to become real rock stars—according to Christine McVie—Gold Dust Woman is vibrant with stories and with a life lived large and hard: —How Nicks and Buckingham were asked to join Fleetwood Mac and how they turned the band into stars —The affairs that informed Nicks' greatest songs —Her relationships with the Eagles' Don Henley and Joe Walsh, and with Fleetwood himself —Why Nicks married her best friend's widower —Her dependency on cocaine, drinking and pot, but how it was a decade-long addiction to Klonopin that almost killed her — Nicks’ successful solo career that has her still performing in venues like Madison Square Garden —The cult of Nicks and its extension to chart-toppers like Taylor Swift and the Dixie Chicks

Making Rumours

Author : Ken Caillat,Steve Stiefel
Publisher : Turner Publishing Company
Page : 340 pages
File Size : 47,5 Mb
Release : 2012-03-05
Category : Music
ISBN : 9781118282366

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Making Rumours by Ken Caillat,Steve Stiefel Pdf

Inside the making of one of the biggest-selling albums of all time: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours Fleetwood Mac's classic 1977 Rumours album topped the Billboard 200 for thirty-one weeks and won the Album of the Year Grammy. More recently, Rolling Stone named it the twenty-fifth greatest album of all time and the hit TV series Glee devoted an entire episode to songs from Rumours, introducing it to a new generation. Now, for the first time, Ken Caillat, the album's co-producer, tells the full story of what really went into making Rumours—from the endless partying and relationship dramas to the creative struggles to write and record "You Make Loving Fun," "Don't Stop," "Go Your Own Way," "The Chain," and other timeless tracks. Tells the fascinating, behind-the-music story of the making of Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, written by the producer who saw it all happen Filled with new and surprising details, such as Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham's screaming match while recording "You Make Loving Fun," how the band coped with the pressures of increasing success, how the master tape nearly disintegrated, and the incredible attention paid to even the tiniest elements of songs, from Lindsey playing a chair to Mick breaking glass Includes eighty black-and-white photographs

More Room in a Broken Heart

Author : Stephen Davis
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 454 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 2012-01-10
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781101554258

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More Room in a Broken Heart by Stephen Davis Pdf

A love song to an American icon: the first full-length biography of Carly Simon, from an acclaimed music journalist who has known her for decades Carly Simon has won two Grammys and an Academy Award, and her albums have sold more than forty million copies. Her music has touched countless lives since her debut in the 1970s, yet her own life story has remained unpublished-until now. Tapping private archives, family interviews, and a forty-year friendship with the legend herself, Stephen Davis at last captures Carly Simon's extraordinary journey from shy teenager to superstar. More Room in a Broken Heart candidly covers everything her fans want to know, including: Growing up with her father, publishing mogul Richard Simon The Bob Dylan turning point that launched her career The real story behind "You're So Vain" Carly's severe stage fright (she's the only musical guest to pretape an SNL segment) Romantic involvements with Mick Jagger, Warren Beatty, and Cat Stevens How Carly and James Taylor went from being pop music's reigning couple to independent souls living at opposite ends of Massachusetts Surviving breast cancer Her recent financial and spiritual crises Along the way, Davis vividly takes readers back to some of the most powerful eras in American music history and delivers a tribute worthy of the artist and her loyal fans, who know that nobody does it better than Carly Simon.


Author : Carol Ann Harris
Publisher : Chicago Review Press
Page : 401 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2009
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781556527906

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Storms by Carol Ann Harris Pdf

A consummate insider as the girlfriend of Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac singer and guitarist, Carol Ann Harris leads fans into the very heart of the band's storms between 1976 and 1984. From interactions between the band and other stars--Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, and Dennis Wilson--to the chaotic animosity between band members, this memoir combines the sensational account of some of the world's most famous musicians with a thrilling love story. The parties, fights, drug use, shenanigans, and sex lives of Fleetwood Mac are presented in intimate detail and illustrated with never-before-seen photographs. With the exception of one brief interview, Carol Ann Harris has never before spoken about her time with Fleetwood Mac.

Gold Dust

Author : Ibrahim al-Koni
Publisher : American University in Cairo Press
Page : 153 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2020-03-03
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781617970696

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Gold Dust by Ibrahim al-Koni Pdf

“Imagine Cormac McCarthy's savage lyricism in a Paul Bowles desert landscape and you begin to enter the bleakly beautiful world of this mesmerizing, fable-like novel.”—The Independent Gold Dust is a classic story of the brotherhood between man and beast, the thread of companionship that is all the difference between life and death in the desert. It is a story of the fight to endure in a world of limitless and waterless wastes, and a parable of the struggle to survive in the most dangerous landscape of all: human society. Rejected by his tribe and hunted by the kin of the man he killed, Ukhayyad and his thoroughbred camel flee across the desolate Tuareg deserts of the Libyan Sahara. Between bloody wars against the Italians in the north and famine raging in the south, Ukhayyad rides for the remote rock caves of Jebel Hasawna. There, he says farewell to the mount who has been his companion through thirst, disease, lust, and loneliness. Alone in the desert, haunted by the prophetic cave paintings of ancient hunting scenes and the cries of jinn in the night, Ukhayyad awaits the arrival of his pursuers and their insatiable hunger for blood and gold.

Modern Macrame

Author : Emily Katz
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
Page : 250 pages
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Release : 2018-05-15
Category : Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN : 9780399579585

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Modern Macrame by Emily Katz Pdf

The ultimate guide to creating and styling modern macramé projects in the home from top creative tastemaker and sought-after macramé artist Emily Katz. Macramé--the fine art of knotting--is an age-old craft that's undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the heart of this resurgence is Emily Katz, a lifestyle icon and artist who teaches sold out macramé workshops around the world and creates swoon-worthy aspirational interiors with her custom hand-knotted pieces. Modern Macramé is a stylish, contemporary guide to the traditional art and craft of macramé, including 33 projects, from driftwood wall art and bohemian light fixtures to macramé rugs and headboards. The projects are showcased in easy to follow and photogenic project layouts, guiding both the novice and the more experienced crafter in a highly achievable way. Included with every project are thoughtful lifestyle tips showing how macramé can provide the perfect finishing touch for the modern, well-designed home--whether it's a hundred-year-old farmhouse, a sophisticated loft, or a cozy but stylish rental.

Please Please Tell Me Now

Author : Stephen Davis
Publisher : Hachette Books
Page : 375 pages
File Size : 45,9 Mb
Release : 2021-06-29
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780306846106

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Please Please Tell Me Now by Stephen Davis Pdf

Lifelong fans and interested newcomers will love this stunning biography of Duran Duran by the bestselling author of Gold Dust Woman and Hammer of the Gods. In Please Please Tell Me Now, bestselling rock biographer Stephen Davis tells the story of Duran Duran, the quintessential band of the 1980s. Their pretty boy looks made them the stars of fledgling MTV, but it was their brilliant musicianship that led to a string of number one hits. By the end of the decade, they had sold 60 million albums; today, they've sold over 100 million albums—and counting. Davis traces their roots to the austere 1970s British malaise that spawned both the Sex Pistols and Duran Duran—two seemingly opposite music extremes. Handsome, British, and young, it was Duran Duran that headlined Live Aid, not Bob Dylan or Led Zeppelin. The band moved in the most glamorous circles: Nick Rhodes became close with Andy Warhol, Simon LeBon with Princess Diana, and John Taylor dated quintessential British bad girl Amanda De Cadanet. With timeless hits like "Hungry Like the Wolf," "Girls on Film," "Rio," "Save a Prayer," and the bestselling James Bond theme in the series' history, "A View to Kill," Duran Duran has cemented its legacy in the pop pantheon—and with a new album and a worldwide tour on the way, they show no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Featuring exclusive interviews with the band and never-before-published photos from personal archives, Please Please Tell Me Now offers a definitive account of one of the last untold sagas in rock and roll history—a treat for diehard fans, new admirers, and music lovers of any age.

Never Break the Chain

Author : Cath Carroll
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 239 pages
File Size : 53,9 Mb
Release : 2004
Category : Rock musicians
ISBN : 1903318718

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Never Break the Chain by Cath Carroll Pdf

Explores the strong personalities behind Fleetwood Mac, and the complicated relationships and creative tensions between those individuals that helped to shape the lyrical content and unique sound of Rumours.

Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams and Rumours

Author : Zoë Howe
Publisher : Omnibus Press
Page : 495 pages
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Release : 2014-10-13
Category : Music
ISBN : 9781783231287

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Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams and Rumours by Zoë Howe Pdf

This biography takes us on her journey from peripatetic Midwest childhood to her explosion onto the music scene as chiffon-swathed rock goddess, right up to present day.

George and Lizzie

Author : Nancy Pearl
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 288 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2017-09-05
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781501162893

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George and Lizzie by Nancy Pearl Pdf

“[A]n homage to true love, painful childhood experiences, and emotional scars that last a lifetime. It’s a story of forgiveness, especially for one’s self….Extraordinary.” —The Washington Post From “America’s librarian” and NPR books commentator Nancy Pearl comes an emotionally riveting debut novel about an unlikely marriage at a crossroads. George and Lizzie have radically different understandings of what love and marriage should be. George grew up in a warm and loving family—his father an orthodontist, his mother a stay-at-home mom—while Lizzie grew up as the only child of two famous psychologists, who viewed her more as an in-house experiment than a child to love. Over the course of their marriage, nothing has changed—George is happy; Lizzie remains…unfulfilled. When a shameful secret from Lizzie’s past resurfaces, she’ll need to face her fears in order to accept the true nature of the relationship she and George have built over a decade together. With pitch-perfect prose and compassion and humor to spare, George and Lizzie is an intimate story of new and past loves, the scars of childhood, and an imperfect marriage at its defining moments.


Author : Mick Fleetwood
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 45,7 Mb
Release : 1992
Category : Rock musicians
ISBN : OCLC:1417215951

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Of Gold and Dust

Author : Samantha Wills
Publisher : Allen & Unwin
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Release : 2021-03-02
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781760874438

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Of Gold and Dust by Samantha Wills Pdf

Breakout star' The New York Times 'A tycoon of her time' The Sydney Morning Herald 'Wills is not afraid to talk about the challenges she faced ... the good and the bad' Forbes I tried so hard to find balance between my creative career and my personal life, but the more I tried to separate them, the more balance eluded me. It was only when I began to fuse the two that I realised there is no such thing as having a creative career and a personal life - there is only a creative life. That realisation, and the freedom it gave me, remains one of the most significant of my life. Samantha Wills started her self-titled jewellery company on the kitchen table of her share house in the eastern suburbs of Sydney when she was just 21 years old. While her rise to the global stage looked meteoric to many, Samantha has said 'It took me twelve years to become an overnight success.' Following Samantha's journey, from being named a breakout star by The New York Times to barely being able to breathe on a hotel room floor, Of Gold and Dust is so much more than a business memoir. In her unique, confessional tone, Samantha tells the intimate details of her life and business, sharing her truths with a rare rawness and vulnerability. Funny, down-to-earth, revealing and heartfelt, Of Gold and Dust is a must-read for anyone who has a desire to start their own business, or a passion to live a creative life and follow their dreams. Her story is an inspiring blueprint for getting out there and finding the magic that awaits you.

Stevie Nicks

Author : Edward Wincentsen
Publisher : Wynn Publishing Company
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 1995-04
Category : Rock musicians
ISBN : 0964280817

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Gold Dust

Author : Catherine Weaver
Publisher : Independently Published
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Release : 2022-09-29
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9798355228927

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Gold Dust by Catherine Weaver Pdf

Alex Lee is a Freshman at Palo Alto High in the Silicon Valley. With no friends and the most ordinary name ever, not to mention a mother who has somehow turned into a mindless zombie, Alex doesn't know how things could get worse. But when she comes face to face with a leprechaun on her way home from school, she finds out. Armed only with a clarinet and advice from her Buddha-quoting grandmother, Alex is forced into an adventure that will lead her from a high-tech security breach, through an army of griffins to a point where she could save her mom- if she isn't torn apart by overwhelming magical forces first. Marked by humor and insight, this fresh take on the classic Spanish romance of the magical Island of California will keep readers turning pages as they try to find the answer to the question, "What will Alex do next?"

Gold Dust Woman

Author : Ren Monterrey
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Page : 196 pages
File Size : 42,8 Mb
Release : 2016-08-24
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1537265113

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THE CLUB makes arrangements for wealthy men, who want all of the benefits of having a mistress without any of the hassles of an actual relationship. Falling in love is never part of the deal. When world renowned artist Felicity D accepts a guest lectureship at a prestigious art school in Chicago she hopes it will be an opportunity to resume a relationship with Jae Rothko, the only man she's ever truly loved. Felicity quickly discovers that Jae is madly in love with someone else, but he suggests that Felicity become a member of The Club, an exclusive dating service for the wealthy and famous. The Club turns out to be a little more than Felicity bargained for. In exchange for a hefty membership fee she's assigned a ruggedly handsome male companion, Cole Tuala, and she can have access to his body whenever and however she pleases. But what happens when Felicity begins to have feelings for the man she's paying to pleasure her? GOLD DUST WOMAN is the COMPLETE FULL-LENGTH novel with no cliff-hanger and an HEA. Each novel in Ren Monterrey's spicy, hot series can be read as a stand-alone or as part of the series.