Tag Archives: autobiography

Book Week – Grace Jones [Paul Morley]: I’ll Never Write My Memoirs

For a very long time, Grace Jones proclaimed that she would never release an autobio, until that point where she suddenly did; taking a famous lyric of hers from “Art Groupie” and turning it on its head. When “semi-famous model … Continue reading

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REDUX: Book Review: Richard Barone – Frontman | Surviving The Rock Star Myth

February 1, 2013 I always liked Richard Barone. I remember seeing a bit of the primeval video clip for his band The Bongos’ early single of T-Rex’s “Mambo Sun” and noting the band’s coolness. Around the same time [late ’81] … Continue reading

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REDUX: Book Review: In The Pleasure Groove | Love, Death + Duran Duran – John Taylor

November 7, 2012 I was dimly aware the ex-Duran guitarist Andy Taylor had written an autobio several years ago, but did I really want to hear the story of Andy “coke-face” Taylor? I never really liked his guitar playing in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Richard Barone – Frontman | Surviving The Rock Star Myth

I always liked Richard Barone. I remember seeing a bit of the primeval video clip for his band The Bongos’ early single of T-Rex’s “Mambo Sun” and noting the band’s coolness. Around the same time [late ’81] I also started … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Pleasure Groove | Love, Death + Duran Duran – John Taylor

I was dimly aware the ex-Duran guitarist Andy Taylor had written an autobio several years ago, but did I really want to hear the story of Andy “coke-face” Taylor? I never really liked his guitar playing in the band, truth … Continue reading

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