Jimmy Page – Magus, Musician, Man is a meticulously researched life story of Led Zeppelin’s legendary guitarist and producer. From his childhood in war-torn. Case provides no illumination beyond what most Page fans already heard in hushed and stoned tones from their older siblings during middle school. Now in paperback, Jimmy Page: Magus, Musician, Man is the first-ever biography of Led Zeppelin’s legendary guitarist and producer.

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In the book, ive read that jimmy page used to bring in his guitar to school every day and get it taken away by teacher and returned at the end of the day!

Far too technical and not gossipy enough for the likes of me. Nov 07, Marsmannix rated it really liked it Shelves: Your list has reached the maximum number of items. It mostly charts the path of his music career with a few interesting tidbits about his personal life including heroin addiction and an interest in Satanism.

Any rabid Zeppelin lover won’t be stopped by bad reviews. The author went ahead anyway and researched and wrote the book from existing information from various and wide ranged sources. And that, sadly, sums up Jimmy Page: Worst of all, each chapter begins with some occultist quote as if real information on this aspect of Page would ever be provided-it never was.

I liked most of the book. Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk is a near-perfect success both as a grand statement of solidarity and as a gorgeously wrought, long-overdue story of black life and black love.


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The 60 Best Songs of Those concerts were very wild, almost frightening and there was no one there to stop it. The authors’ whose works we share with you in PopMatters’ 80 Best Books of — from a couple of notable reissues to a number of excellent debuts — poignantly capture how the political is deeply personal, and the personal is undeniably, and beautifully, universal. I can’t even call it coverage, honestly, because it is so lamentably sparse.

Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans to indie upstarts and musicin to pop of all stripes. Jan 19, East Bay J rated it liked it Shelves: Despite any repetition, it was still fun and interesting to hear it again, boography it were. It would be another uauthorized if Case provided a critique or made some sort of unique statement about all of this information, but unfortunately he doesn’t, and so the book reads like a loosely, chronologically biographical blurb, or perhaps the bare bones of a tour itinerary devoid of details.

Im sure though that others who understand it, Will find it very interesting. I was hoping for more insight into the man himself, but was treated to mainly rehashed stories from other sources.

Kind of like hearing stories about your crazy uncle, who happens to be your favorite. Not that revelatory a biography. Biography, Internet resource Document Type: From inside the book.

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My full detailed review is at my website: I haven’t learned anything I didn’t already bioggraphy from “Hammer of the Gods. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.


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Jimmy Page: Magus Musician Man — An Unauthorized Biography by George Case

The author gets credit for not sensationlizing what has certainly been a sensational life, but geez, throw me a bone, dude! Not a bad portrait of a very mysterious and media-shy man. It isn’t entirely irredeemable, but The House that Jack Built’ s familiar gimmicks say much more about Lars von Trier as a brand than as jimmy provocateur or artist.

Guitarists — England — Unauthorizec. So, ultimately, I was pleased to find the read pleasant. But he kept playing and got the amazing privelige of playing with Jeff beck and Eric Clapton. Unraveling the occult mythos and lore of Jimmy Page’s notoriously enigmatic life is as difficult as deciphering the esoteric meaning of the pagan’s infamous Zoso sigil. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be aj.

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But the subject’s voice was noticeably missing. Contents Dazed musicixn Confused. The 70 Best Albums of Entertaining, but Stephen Davis’ Hammer of the Gods: