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Brian Jones : The Making of the Rolling Stones (Paperback) (Paul Trynka)

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Should be unfailingly interesting to any Stones fan.” Larry Rhoter, New York TimesThe Rolling Stones’ rise to fame is one of rock n’ roll’s epic stories. Yet one crucial part of that story has never been fully told: the role of Brian Jones, the visionary who founded the band and meticulously controlled their early sound, only to be dethroned by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Tormented by paranoia and drug problems, Jones drowned at the age of twenty-seven. Drawing on new information and interviews with Richards, Andrew Oldham, and Marianne Faithfull, among dozens of others,Brian Jones lays bare the Rolling Stones’ full story, in all its glory and squalor.
For the first time, the complete story of the enigmatic founder of the Rolling Stones and the early years of the band

Brian Jones was the golden boy of the Rolling Stonesthe visionary who gave the band its name and its sound. Yet he was a haunted man, and much of his brief
time with the band, before his death in 1969 at the infamous age of twenty-seven, was volatile and tragic. Some of the details of how Jones was dethroned are well
known, but the full story of his downfall is still largely untold.

Brian Jones is a forensic, thrilling account of Jones?s life, which for the first time details his pioneering achievements and messy unraveling. With more than 120 new interviews, Trynka offers countless new revelations and sets straight the tall tales that have long marred Jones?s legacy. His story is a gripping battle between
creativity and ambition, between self-sabotage and betrayal. It?s all here: the girlfriends, the drugs, and some of the greatest music of all time.

Victors get to write historybut it?s rarely fully true. The complete, magnificent story of the Rolling Stones can never be told until we disentangle all the threads and put Brian Jones back in the foreground.
Number of Pages: 370
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Music
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Paul Trynka
Language: English
Street Date: November 3, 2015
TCIN: 24000435
UPC: 9780147516459
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-9742
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