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Psychotic Reactions and Carburettor Dung

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By Lester Bangs

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| Paperback | 9781852427481

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Before his death aged 33 in 1982, Lester Bangs wrote wired, passionate pieces on Barry White, Iggy Pop, The Clash, John Lennon, Lou Reed: 'I always wanted to emulate the most self-destructive bastard I could see, as long as he moved with some sense o Continue

Before his death aged 33 in 1982, Lester Bangs wrote wired, passionate pieces on Barry White, Iggy Pop, The Clash, John Lennon, Lou Reed: 'I always wanted to emulate the most self-destructive bastard I could see, as long as he moved with some sense of style. Thus Lou Reed'. To his journalism, he brought the talent of a great fiction writer. As Greil Marcus writes in his introduction: 'What this book demands from a reader is a willingness to accept that the best writer in America could write almost nothing but record reviews'.

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    Uno scrittore, prima che un critico rock (e - diciamolo - tra i fondatori della scrittura rock moderna). Un libro da amare e odiare a fasi alterne, difficile, a volte incompresnibile. Ma in ogni pagina c'è almeno una perla di devastazione o una rifle ...(continue)

    Uno scrittore, prima che un critico rock (e - diciamolo - tra i fondatori della scrittura rock moderna). Un libro da amare e odiare a fasi alterne, difficile, a volte incompresnibile. Ma in ogni pagina c'è almeno una perla di devastazione o una riflessione geniale sulla musica. Senza non si può stare.

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Book Details

  • Rating:
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  • English Books
  • Paperback 420 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 1852427485
  • ISBN-13: 9781852427481
  • Publisher: Serpent's Tail
  • Publish date: 2001-08-02
  • Dimensions: 193 mm x 838 mm x 1,225 mm
  • Also available as: Hardcover , None
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