Rock 'n' Roll Myths: The True Stories Behind the Most Infamous Legends

Rock 'n' Roll Myths: The True Stories Behind the Most Infamous Legends

Gary Graff, Daniel Durchholz


It's possibly the relative modernity of rock 'n' roll that makes the style a minefield of myths and legends authorised as fact. historical past hasn't had time to dissect the bunk. until eventually now.

Discover the genuine tales at the back of rock's largest crocks, how they got here to be yet why they've got persevered. Did Cass Elliott particularly asphyxiate herself with a ham sandwich? Did the Beatles spark a spliff in Buckingham? Did Willie Nelson do a similar within the White apartment? Did Keith Richards get an entire "oil swap" at a Swiss sanatorium in 1973 to cross a drug try essential to embark on an American travel with the Stones?
 
Then there is the freaky (did Michael Jackson personal the is still of the Elephant Man?), the quasi-medical (Rod Stewart and that abdominal pump?), the culinary (did Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne particularly do all these issues to bats, chickens, and so forth. onstage?), and the apocryphal (did Robert Johnson promote his soul to the Prince of Darkness in alternate for mastery of the blues?).
 
In all, more than 50 enduring lies are tested, defined, and debunked.

 

 

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