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by Mark Radcliffe

eBook Showbusiness: The Diary of a Rock 'n' Roll Nobody epub
  • ISBN: 0340715669
  • Author: Mark Radcliffe
  • Genre: Photography
  • Subcategory: Music
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sceptre; 1st edition (October 15, 1998)
  • Pages: 232 pages
  • ePUB size: 1649 kb
  • FB2 size 1910 kb
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In his first book, Mark Radcliffe recalls his rock career in a succession of. .Splattered with memorable episodes and Viz-like characters, SHOWBUSINESS retraces the steps that should have led Mark to headlining Wembley Arena, but which took him to Radio 1 instead.

In his first book, Mark Radcliffe recalls his rock career in a succession of bands which all ended in ignominy and frustration. Combining his trademark humour with an acute eye for the ridiculous, Mark admits his part in bands like The Berlin Airlift (hastily named during a history lesson), the life-changing punk revolution in Bob Sleigh and The Crestas and even a flirtation with thirty-something pub rock.

If Mark Radcliffe ever gets bored with Djing, there's a highly promising . A love letter to pop music

If Mark Radcliffe ever gets bored with Djing, there's a highly promising career as a writer waiting for him' (The Mirror ). 'Hilarious stuff' (Independent on Sunday ). 'A love letter to pop music. Mark Radcliffe is the sharpest DJ that Radio One has ever had by some considerable distance' (The Sunday Times ). 'Hilarious. One of the funniest books I've read all year' (U Magazine ). 'Mark Radcliffe: the world of rock salutes you' (Melody Maker ). I expected this to be more interesting as I used to like Mark's radio shows and found them really funny. This was just a bit boring.

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Start by marking Showbusiness: Diary of a Rock 'n' Roll Nobody as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. In his first book, Mark Radcliffe recalls his rock career in a succession of bands which all ended in ignominy and frustration. Combining his trademark humor with an acute eye for the ridiculous, Mark admits his part in bands like The Berlin Airlift, the life-changing punk revolution in Bob Sleigh and The Crestas, and even a flirtation with thirty-some In his first book, Mark Radcliffe recalls his rock career in a succession of bands which all ended in ignominy and. frustration.

Combining his trademark humour with his eye for the ridiculous, Radio 1's Mark Radcliffe recalls his rock career in a succession of bands. Showbusiness Diary of a Rock and Roll Nobo.

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A charming, and very funny insight into how rock and roll really isn't all glitz and glammer

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. A charming, and very funny insight into how rock and roll really isn't all glitz and glammer. Mark takes us through the highs and lows of each of his bands with a light-hearted style of writing that is a pleasure to read.

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Mark Radcliffe (born 29 June 1958) is an English radio broadcaster, musician and writer. Radcliffe wrote the autobiographical Showbusiness: The Diary of a Rock 'N' Roll Nobody; a critically acclaimed history of his attempts at a career as a musician, including his exploits with Shirehorses. Born in Bolton, Lancashire, he is best known for his broadcasting work for the BBC for whom he has worked in various roles since the 1980s. His novel Northern Sky, based around a folk music club in an imaginary Northern English city, was published in 2005. A book of anecdotes about his life and career, Thank You For the Days was published in 2009.

Combining his trademark humour with his eye for the ridiculous, Radio 1's Mark Radcliffe recalls his less-than-glittering rock career in a succession of bands. Interwoven with the musical disasters is the rites-of passage story of a grammar school boy.
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