Wild Tales

Wild Tales

Audiobook CD - 2013
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From Graham Nash--the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies--comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan.
 
Graham Nash's songs defined a generation and helped shape the history of rock and roll--he's written over 200 songs, including such classic hits as "Carrie Anne," "On A Carousel," "Simple Man," "Our House," "Marrakesh Express," and "Teach Your Children." From the opening salvos of the British Rock Revolution to the last shudders of Woodstock, he has rocked and rolled wherever music mattered. Now Graham is ready to tell his story: his lower-class childhood in post-war England, his early days in the British Invasion group The Hollies; becoming the lover and muse of Joni Mitchell during the halcyon years, when both produced their most introspective and important work; meeting Stephen Stills and David Crosby and reaching superstardom with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; and his enduring career as a solo musician and political activist.  Nash has valuable insights into a world and time many think they know from the outside but few have experienced at its epicenter, and equally wonderful anecdotes about the people around him: the Beatles, the Stones, Hendrix, Cass Elliot, Dylan, and other rock luminaries. From London to Laurel Canyon and beyond, Wild Tales is a revealing look back at an extraordinary life--with all the highs and the lows; the love, the sex, and the jealousy; the politics; the drugs; the insanity--and the sanity--of a magical era of music.

Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, p2013.
ISBN: 9780385367516
0385367511
Branch Call Number: 782.42166092 Nash
Characteristics: 10 sound discs (12.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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thepudman
Mar 11, 2016

I learned a lot about Crosby, Still, Nash, and sometimes Young. Very entertaining, and narrated by the author. He holds nothing back and talks about the debauchery of the rock scene in the late 60's, and into the 70's. One criticism, Graham Nash is very full of himself and he spends too much time telling you what a great guy he is.

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Loislistens
Feb 15, 2014

I enjoyed this audio book immensely, and would recommend the audio over printed book, by far. It’s the next best thing to having him sit with you and tell that incredible life story. It was so entertaining! And that’s without having been a CS&N fan.

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