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Description - Grumpy Old Rock Star by Rick Wakeman

Around about September 1948, Mr and Mrs Cyril Wakeman had an early night and some time later, at Perivale in Middlesex, Mrs Wakeman produced a bonny baby son. They named him Richard, but he quickly became known as Rick. ick was a likable little fellow who had a talent for the piano and for making trouble, and music became Rick s life. Later he joined a popular music group called Yes and became a legend. Much later he became a Grumpy Old Man who appears on Countdown, hosts a hugely popular radio show on Planet Rock and performs a one-man show telling stories about his rather extraordinary life. hich is where this book you are holding comes in. Mr Wakeman is simply one of the great storytellers of our age let s face it, he has some fabulous material. It seemed a shame that some of the funniest yarns should not be more widely known. So he accepted some cash and here we are. url up by the fire with a Grumpy Old Rockstar and your nearest and dearest. We defy you not to want to read it aloud and laugh.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781848090040
ISBN-10: 1848090048
Format: Hardback
Pages: 224
Imprint: Preface Publishing
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rick Wakeman

Rick Wakeman is the most gifted keyboard player of his generation, as at home on stage at a rock concert as in the organ loft of a great cathedral. As keyboard player for the 70s supergroup Yes his extraordinary live tours and multimillion-selling albums are legendary. He has also appeared on Top Gear achieving a lamentable lap time of 1.55.26.

Books By Rick Wakeman

Grumpy Old Rock Star by Rick Wakeman
Paperback, May 2009
$19.07