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Author Marsden, Bernie, author.

Title Where's my guitar? : an inside story of British rock and roll / Bernie Marsden.

Publication Info. London : 4th Estate, 2019.


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Marsden,B MAR    Available
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Description xiv, 274 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm
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Contents New York, New York, 1980 -- Going to my home town -- Look through any window -- Welcome to the real world -- To the city -- Dance on the water -- PALs with deep pockets -- Whitesnake -- Free flight -- Come an' get it -- Look at me now -- Baked Alaska -- Shooting the breeze -- In the company of snakes -- Going again on my own.
Summary A fascinating insight into the golden-age of 1970s and 80s rock and roll told through the eyes of music legend Bernie Marsden and, most notably, his role in establishing one of the world's most famous rock bands of all time - Whitesnake. Touring with AC/DC. Befriending The Beatles. Writing one of the world's most iconic rock songs. This is the story of a young boy from a small town who dreamt of one day playing the guitar for a living - and ended up a rock n' roll legend. It follows Bernie Marsden's astonishing career in the industry - from tours in Cold War Germany and Franco's Spain, to meeting and befriending George Harrison and touring Europe with AC/DC. It's a story of hard graft, of life on the road, of meeting and playing with your heroes, of writing iconic rock songs - most notably the multi-million selling hit 'Here I Go Again' - and of being in one of the biggest rock bands of all time. At age 30, Bernie left Whitesnake due to serious conflict with his management, something he explores in this memoir for the very first time. Packed with stories and encounters with the likes of Ringo Starr, Elton John, Cozy Powell, Ozzy Osborne, B.B. King and Jon Lord, this is not just a remarkable look into the highs and lows of being a true music legend, but an intimate account of the revolutionary impact rock and roll music has offered to the world.
Subject Marsden, Bernie.
Whitesnake (Musical group) -- History.
Rock musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Title Where is my guitar? : an inside story of British rock and roll
Inside story of British rock and roll
ISBN 9780008356552 hardback
0008356556 hardback

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