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The author's musical adventure begins 30 years ago, running a Ziggy Stardust fan club. Next, he becomes a rock journalist, nearly comes to a narcotic nasty end with the likes of Allen Ginsberg and Keith Richards, does time in a US jail, returns to Blighty, and still DJs in clubs today.
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Book Description Virgin Pub., London, 1999. Soft Cover. Condition: New. Photos (illustrator). 1999 Printing. 1999 Paperback book . New from 1999 publisher ; tiny feltpen dot top edge corner ; Never opened, Never read. Book size : 5" wide x 7-1/2" tall ; 275 pages ; illustrated with 8 pages of exclusive black & white photographs , including a small rare photo of David Bowie performing at a secret fan club gig Marquee , taken by Kris in 1973 . What do the Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols, Bob Marley, Blondie, U2, The Clash, Prodigy, Primal Scream, David Bowie, Irvine Welsh, prime New York hiphop and the cream of the UK acid house scene all have in common ? . Nothing - until Kris Needs comes in . You couldn't invent Needs' life story . Or, if you did, nobody would believe it . His 30-year love affair with music began as a teenager when he ran the Mott the Hoople fan club . He found his real calling, though, when he became a rock journalist . Kris was soon spending long eventful nights with Keith Richards, touring with the Clash, getting his life saved by Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols, and conducting the last ever interview with the legendary Bob Marley . Needs' first marriage ended when his wife caught him in a clinch with Debbie Harry of Blondie . Cris moved to New York, lived next door to Allen Ginsberg, scored drugs for major rock stars and only just survived the city's worst excesses . Only a brush with the New York Police Department persuaded him to return to England - and saved his life . When he went back to his native England, , Kris became a major club DJ, toured with the Prodigy and Primal Scream and partied hard - often too hard - with Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh . . Things have always happened to Kris Needs, and Needs Must is his compulsive story of a truly bizarre rock 'n' roll life . This book is : " Needs Must - A Very Rock 'n' Roll Life Story " . by Kris Needs . 1999 paper back book, published by Virgin Publishing, London *** Secure packing for Safe Shipping since 1965 *** Size: 5 x 7-1/2". Seller Inventory # 5347a
Book Description Virgin Books, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11075350331X
Book Description Virgin Books, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M075350331X