Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Holmes, Jon, 1973-

Title Rock star Babylon : outrageous rumors, legends, and raucous true tales of rock and roll icons / Jon Holmes.

Imprint New York : Plume, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    781.66 HOL    Available
Description xv, 268 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Status quo and the kangaroo -- Almond surprise -- Girls aloud fought the law and the law won -- James Brown has powerful testicles, given to him by the government -- Puv party -- Not a well(er) man -- It's the wrong Dave Stewart, gromit -- Shit hot -- Wet wet dry (ice) -- A man called Jim Webb -- Holy pigs -- Heaven is a place on eargghhth -- Hey, you, get off of my pie -- I warn you, this is quite unpleasant -- Manic street preachers -- The Baker Street irregularity -- Boys who like girls -- The adventures of Brinsley Schwarz -- The bones is mine -- Who's gonna drive you home-- ? -- Pink Sabbath -- Lost in transfusion -- Mercury rising -- Oh what a feeling, when you're stuck up -- In the ceiling -- My heart will go on, but I won't -- The devil in Mr. Johnson -- The best to you each morning -- No sleep 'til Dresden -- Fleetwood crack -- Blondie : portrait of a serial killer -- Papa's got a brand-new bag -- Games without frontiers -- Too young to live, too fat to fly -- I said no squeaks! -- Bring me a gun, Mr. Piano Man -- New sensation -- One (pissed) man went to mow -- The myths and legends of King Rick and the Knights of the Round Table -- Toxic rock syndrome -- Simply the bezst -- Billy, don't be a hero -- Spinal twat -- Motley spüe -- By royal appointment -- Snyder remarks -- Always on my dad -- When pop stars divorce -- Trying to get blood out of a stone -- Taking libertines -- Stairway to hell -- Jaz mag -- Chute me, im only the piano player -- Holding back the beers -- A fine time -- That man called Jim Webb again -- One-armed band git -- Chuck up -- Little white (stripes) lies -- Dear Satan-- -- Curiosity time -- Born to canoe -- Leave it, Omar, he's a raspberry -- Where eagles fear to tread -- Private dancer -- Honestly, pop stars today-- -- Dude (looks like a cokehead) -- Fall from grace -- You give accountancy a bad name -- Pavarotti goes to the toilet -- Queen Elton of John -- Pete Townshend strikes again? (or rather, his cat does) -- Dinner for three -- Johnny B. Bad -- Ryder on the storm -- Eatin' the blues -- Ozzy Osbourne and the exploding mouse -- He'll be coming round the mountain -- Final Kiss.
Subject Rock musicians -- Anecdotes.
Rock music -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780452289413 : $13.00

Available items only