The original edition of this brick of eleven hundred pages was published in 2002 by Fayard and has been reprinted in Le Livre de Poche. It is therefore pleased to be able to acquire for less than twenty dollars this structure which is a reference from the multitude of books available on this subject. And the paperback edition has been revised and François Bon has added a postscript. This author has twenty books to his credit including the novel factory output published in 1982 Editions de Minuit. But his biography of the Rolling Stones holds my attention and that of the general public. It all starts with a remembrance of adolescence, the image of a luxury car, which stops in a service station and Keith Richards person who disembarks in a brief moment of self, time to be seen by that teen-François Bon-who sees and recognizes far, it would not have time to talk to his idol but this will mark the emergence young man for a long time. The other point is the encounter between Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. They sixteen years and Mick holds in his hands the long-American Games blues he had just received in the mail and was preparing to go home to listen to Keith, the creation of this friendship will give the World Group Rolling Stones, title borrowed from a song by the black American bluesman Muddy Waters.
Anecdotes teeming over the pages as the subject is rich in stories of all kinds. Events occur that will mark the history, the concert Altamont and the death of Meredith Hunter, the death of Brian Jones in his swimming pool, police in the downhill Keith Richards in Redlands, trials for drug possession, in short, everything what makes the legend of the group. We are excited about this reading and Francois Bon spoils us great way to both his biography of the Rolling Stones is rich in content: success, fame, their lifestyles and unbridled creative faculties still alive shows and tours Throughout the world, the release albums and everything that follows the path of these artists fawned all over the planet: the Rolling Stones, this is the fabric that weaves this remarkable book, which spans four decades.