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Can't Stand Up For Falling Down : Rock'n'Roll War Stories - Allan Jones

Can't Stand Up For Falling Down

Rock'n'Roll War Stories


Published: 1st October 2017
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Allan Jones launched Uncut magazine in 1997 and for 15 years wrote a popular monthly column called Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before, based on his experiences as a music journalist in the 70s and 80s, a gilded time for the music press.

By turns hilarious, cautionary, poignant and powerful, the Stop Me...stories collected here include encounters with some of rock's most iconic stars, including David Bowie, Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, Neil Young, Elvis Costello, The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Smiths, R.E.M. and Pearl Jam. From backstage brawls and drug blow-outs, to riots, superstar punch-ups, hotel room confessionals and tour bus lunacy, these are stories from the madness of a music scene now long gone.

Allan Jones' collection of stories lovingly evoke the hell and hedonism of music journalism at the peak of rock'n'roll's excess -- Dylan Jones * GQ Magazine * Encounters of the Crazy Kind -- Victoria Segal * The Sunday Times *

ISBN: 9781408885918
ISBN-10: 1408885913
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st October 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 16.3  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1