Foto dell'editore

Last Orders Please: Rod Stewart, the "Faces" and the Britain We Forgot

Melly, Jim

Editore: Ebury Press, 2003
ISBN 10: 009188618X / ISBN 13: 9780091886189
Nuovi / Soft cover / Quantità: 1
Da Book Deals (Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 21,76
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 68,74
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti


Dati bibliografici

Titolo: Last Orders Please: Rod Stewart, the "Faces"...

Casa editrice: Ebury Press

Data di pubblicazione: 2003

Legatura: Soft cover

Condizione libro: New


Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_009188618X

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
2,75 valutazione media
(4 valutazioni)

Riassunto: 'There was this terrible trough in the mid-70s: England didn't qualify for the 1974 World Cup, Miss Hall our English teacher left school, and the Faces split' - Billy Bragg. Do you remember The Faces? The group that was born out of the ashes of the legendary sixties band the Small Faces, but with the addition of Ron Wood on guitar (later to join the Stones) and Rod Stewart on vocals. "Last Orders, Please" is the first biography of the band who have acquired legendary status in the annals of rock 'n' roll history. It's also a book about Britain in a forgotten era - the early seventies. Not the seventies of Glam Rock, Sweet and Gary Glitter, but the real seventies of the three day week, trade union strikes, blackouts, the IRA, steak, chips and warm beer. In these difficult times, it was the Faces - a soulful, goodtime band who drank and played hard, who didn't dress to impress, but just got on with the job - that the working class adopted as its own. In the days before football was fashionable the Faces played soccer on stage on TOTP. In 1974, this was a near-political act that confirmed The Faces as truly a people's band, and they are still loved, and revered to this day.

L'autore: Jim Melly is lecturer in pop culture and modern British culture at the University of North London. After acting as an advisor to the Irish Labour Party he moved into sports journalism in the mid-90s as editor of Inside Edge magazine. He has written for the New Statesman and has had his work included in two sport anthologies Nothing Sacred (1995) and Through The Covers (1996). He was also a minor pop star in his own right as lead singer in indie group My Jealous God.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Book Deals
Indirizzo: Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 7 maggio 2014
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the AbeBooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind
about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link
to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.