This is Ozzy Osbourne in all his raw and unfiltered glory; four decades worth of his best quotes, oddest observations, risqué retorts, and yes, even articulate ponderings. Ozzy might come across as a nutter (and rightly so), but when you sit down and seriously consider what he's saying . . . well, he's f**king Ozzy Osbourne and he's got things to say!
The Prince of Darkness sounds off on various topics including:Black Sabbath: "We thought, Let's scare the whole f**king planet with music."Drugs and Alcohol: "I was always a miserable drunk."Rehab: "I still take medication, but not for fun."Himself: "I don't know who Ozzy is. I wake up a new person every day."The Wit & Wisdom of Ozzy Osbourne reveals Ozzy's philosophy of life and reflects the spirit of the man who made Black Sabbath famous, Christian groups frightened, and The Osbournes–a hit reality TV show.
Showcasing songs by nearly 500 artists in all rock genres, 1000 Songs That Rock Your World goes behind the scenes to uncover the fascinating story of the creation, significance, and popularity of these dynamic hits.
More than 500 eye-popping color photos of concert action shots, album covers, posters, tickets, guitars, and more. Indexed by ranking, artist, and year for easy reference.
Featuring: Buddy Holly The Beatles Elvis Jimi Hendrix The Beach Boys The Rolling Stones Lou Reed The Grateful Dead The Who The Allman Brothers Simon & Garfunkel Bob Dylan Queen Pink Floyd Led Zeppelin Neil Young Bruce Springsteen Green Day and Hundreds More!
The architect of the Wall Of Sound, Spector's already iconic status in the music world was enhanced by his work with The Beatles. Writer and producer of countless hits, his innovative genius in the studio revitalised music production in the 1960s and changed the way we listen to music forever.
But there was always a dark side to Phil Spector. His success became over-shadowed by his reputation for eccentricity and excess, his fractious personality and fascination with handguns eventually proving a lethal combination.
Featuring interviews from those closest to him, including former wife Ronnie Spector, Wall of Pain concludes the painful tale of pop's tortured genius.
the lucrative US market by dint of their live shows alone.
Updated to include details of their recent tour, this definitive account goes on the road with them then and now, day by relentlessly hedonistic day.