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The Life and Times of Little Richard: The Quasar of Rock

White, Charles; foreword by Paul McCartney

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ISBN 10: 0517554984 / ISBN 13: 9780517554982
Published by Harmony Books, New York, 1984
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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-----The scan you see is the book you get. Quarter bound black cloth red boards with blue printing on spine, headband, (xvi) 269 pages pluse 32 pages of b & w photo plates, ink name on title page, dust jackact is in Near Fine condition price clipped. "Written in a pastiche style where Richard, his family, friends, and fellow musicians talk in their own words, and embellished with photographs of one and all, the book peels away the years to reveal the man behind the legend. The Life and Times of Little Richard is an intense and original portrait of this one-of-a-kind show biz genius." Contents include: Foreword by Paul McCartney / Preface / The Quasar / The Georgia Peach / Get Rich Quick / Thinkin' About My Mother / Awop-Bop-a-Loo-Mop Alop-Bam-Boom / Tutti Frutti / Don't Knock the Rock / The Most I Can Offer / I'm Back / The King of Rock 'n' Roll / It Ain't What You Do / Slipin' and Slidin' / Call My Name / God's Beautiful City / From Rock 'n' Roll to the Rock of Ages / Testimonials / Recording sessions / Discography / Filmography / index. Check out the scans. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Bookseller Inventory # 005778

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Title: The Life and Times of Little Richard: The ...

Publisher: Harmony Books, New York

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing

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A candid portrait of rock star Little Richard details his early life, his meteoric rise to fame, his problems with drugs, his comeback in the sixties, and his religious revival, with numerous anecdotes, photographs, and song lyrics

About the Author:

Charles White is the author of Killer!, the authorized biography of Jerry Lee Lewis. Dubbed "Dr. Rock" by the British press, he teaches a course on rock history at Scarborough College, and broadcasts regularly on BBC-Radio and BBC-TV. He lives in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England.

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