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Rock Stars at Home

Rock Stars at Home

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Enter the most ostentatious and over-the-top homes of rock and roll's greatest stars.

Through hundreds of colorful, jaw-dropping photographs and inside accounts of private abodes, pleasure palaces, gardens, jet planes, and island hideaways, Rock Stars at Home is a breathtaking inside look at the spectacular worlds rock gods and goddesses create for themselves. Whether you love music, interior design, fashion, photography, or just a good bit of gossip about the lifestyles of the rich and famous, this unforgettable look behind closed doors--where the songs were written and the magic happened--will take your breath away.

Among the more than 30 legends whose homes and antics are featured inside are:

  • Frank Sinatra
  • Ike and Tina Turner
  • Bob Dylan
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • John Lennon and Yoko Ono
  • George Harrison
  • Freddy Mercury
  • Debbie Harry and Chris Stein
  • Prince
  • Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne
  • Mariah Carey
  • And many more

Also included are entries on everything from the wild parties hosted by Keith Richards at Redlands to the Beatles's psychedelic interiors and the extravagant styles of the MTV Cribs generation. Whatever your style, you'll find something to love, to envy, and to decry in this homage to decadence. And you'll find yourself asking, where would you want to hang your hat after the world tour wraps?



Author: Chris Charlesworth, Eddi Fiegel, Bryan Reesman
Publisher: Apollo Publishers
Published: 01/15/2019
Pages: 176
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.90lbs
Size: 9.40h x 8.60w x 0.80d
ISBN: 9781948062282

About the Author

Chris Charlesworth has worked as a music writer for over forty-five years, including spells on the staff of Melody Maker and as editor-in-chief of Omnibus Press. He has written and edited numerous books on rock and pop music, and many of his magazine articles can be found on rocksbackpages.com. Perhaps best known for his close association with The Who, about whom he has written extensively, Chris posts on a blog called Just Backdated.

Eddi Fiegel is a freelance journalist and author based in London. She writes on music, arts, and travel for newspapers and magazines including the Independent on Sunday, the Independent, and Scotland on Sunday, among many others. She is the author of the acclaimed biographies Dream a Little Dream of Me: The Life of Mama Cass Elliot and John Barry: A Sixties Theme. She was a BBC radio reporter for many years and still presents and contributes on BBC radio and TV.

Bryan Reesman is a music and pop culture journalist and has contributed to over one hundred media outlets and written over one hundred cover stories across twenty different publications. The author of Bon Jovi: The Story, Bryan has also written liner notes for AC/DC, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, 311, and dozens of other rock music luminaries, is a decade-long voting member of the Recording Academy, and has contributed to six books on music.

Colin Salter has written extensively on popular music and musicians, particularly American jazz and soul music of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. He wrote the US soul section for The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, and the booklets for a series of CD compilations of early soul and rock'n'roll. Colin was a major contributor to the song-histories The Girl in the Song and The Boy in the Song, and to Classic Rock Posters, a comprehensive graphic art retrospective.

Simon Spence collaborated with Rolling Stones manager and producer Andrew Loog Oldham on the classic memoirs Stoned and 2Stoned and is author of the highly acclaimed 2012 biography The Stone Roses: War and Peace and the recent Happy Mondays: Excess All Areas. He has written for NME, Dazed & Confused, The Face, i-D, the Independent, Japan Times, International New York Times, and Q.

Daryl Easlea is a writer, DJ, and music consultant. He is at his happiest writing about African American pop or great musical eccentrics. He has written critically acclaimed biographies on Chic, Sparks, Michael Jackson, and Peter Gabriel. He broadcasts on www.sfob.co.uk and his work is published in Prog, Record Collector, and Mojo.

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