Synopses & Reviews
The same team that created The Beatles: 365 Days turns to that other most famous of Englands rock n roll exportsthe Rolling Stones. Bursting with photographsmore than half of them rarely or never seenand filled with detailed, informative captions by journalist Simon Wells as well as quotes from the bands members and their famous friends, The Rolling Stones: 365 Days follows the Stones from their explosion on the English scene in 1963 to their status as living legends today. The bands offstage and backstage antics, iconic performances (including Hyde Park, Altamont, and the Ed Sullivan Show), their many girlfriends and wives, infamous brushes with the law, and more are all represented here.
While the Stones may have sung You cant always get what you want, their fans most definitely will with The Rolling Stones: 365 Days.
Every aspect of the Stones' story is covered in this fascinating book, including the band's private lives, drug busts, performances, recording sessions, public appearances, photo sessions, and more. The photographs, both black-and-white and full colour, are arranged chronologically; many of these images have rarely or never been seen before. Each caption provides details about the photo along with other pertinent information that will further enlighten the reader about the people and events pictured. Many captions will also contain a relevant quote from one of the Stones or one of their close friends, such as Ian Stewart, Andrew Loog Oldham, Marianne Faithful, or Anita Pallenberg, as well as from published articles, and journalists.
About the Author
Simon Wells has written about film and music for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian and The Times. The author of The Beatles: 365 Days and Your Face Here, he lives in Sussex, England.