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Subject: Trying to find friends who love to read rock and roll memoirs
Date Posted: 5/24/2012 7:19 PM ET
Member Since: 12/14/2007
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Hello Members,

I am trying to find friends with interests of non fiction Rock and Roll memoirs, autobiographies and such.

Thank You,


Date Posted: 5/25/2012 4:11 PM ET
Member Since: 5/16/2008
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Were you looking for "friends" in the PBS way? I sent you a friend request. If you didn't get it, feel free to friend me. I love those kinds of books, they're pretty much my favorites. Check out my WL for ideas on some I'm wishing for (it's how I find great books to add to my list, by trolling other peoples' WL).  Anyway, YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND! :-)

Date Posted: 5/30/2012 7:24 AM ET
Member Since: 5/4/2008
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I have switched all my reads to a Nook ~ but I only read Non Fiction..I actually have about 50 Wl books to post and I think I have a few of the Rock music ones... :) Feel free to add me..

Date Posted: 6/25/2012 5:20 AM ET
Member Since: 10/30/2005
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I love reading rock memoirs. Feel free to send me a friend request. :)

Date Posted: 9/5/2012 9:19 PM ET
Member Since: 8/24/2012
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So memoirs in general are my favorite books to read. Didn't really know there was a rock n' roll memoir, but sure why not. Sounds like the juciest type. Of course! Now as far as what I would need for myself, I require large print only. So this limits me. There is not as much available in large print, let alone when narrowing it down to memoirs (and  also like erotica/romance). 

The other thing is I am new to paperbackswap, so not to familiar with how things work. I would love to be friends with you and maybe we can share info in the future. Thanks,

                                                                                                                                                                          Jan  xx

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Date Posted: 4/20/2014 11:38 PM ET
Member Since: 4/27/2006
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I read them all the time my shelf is down right now but hope to have it back up soon.

Date Posted: 5/3/2014 10:47 AM ET
Member Since: 2/25/2007
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I read tons of this, but mostly from the library.

There is such a huge variation in this genre, some are just dreadful, awful, and some are terrific.

Date Posted: 7/6/2014 1:27 PM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2008
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I have been listening to Just Kids by Patti Smith.  If you haven't, you should listen to this one unabridged in her own voice.  Really powerfully written and read.  

Date Posted: 7/18/2014 3:48 PM ET
Member Since: 2/4/2014
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I never outgrew my Hit Parader and Metal Edge days...now I have to read about my rockers one at a time cool  Feel free to add me.

Date Posted: 7/19/2014 7:08 AM ET
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feel free to add me! I love classic rock memoirs like aerosmith walk this way and motley crue the dirt!

Date Posted: 7/29/2014 8:19 PM ET
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I love rock memoirs. I usually have some on my shelf, but i just sent out 8 books, so I have to get reading. 

Date Posted: 2/17/2015 8:07 PM ET
Member Since: 10/31/2007
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I also love this genre and was thinking of starting a thread asking for recommendations.  

I especially like books that include historical context such as what was happening in social culture etc. in the artist's heyday.  Don't go so much for the ones that are all gossip.

Date Posted: 3/4/2015 8:32 PM ET
Member Since: 4/27/2006
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Under Their Thumb: How a Nice Boy from Brooklyn Got Mixed Up with the Rolling Stones (and Lived to Tell About It)  Author  Bill German
Laurel Canyon : The Inside Story of Rock-and-Roll's Legendary Neighborhood
Author: Michael Walker


These are both great if you loved the 60;s the Laurel Canyon book is excellent , If you are a true Stones fan this Stones book is really good written by a Fan who toured with them for years, .Great stories


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