Rock Stars Do The Dumbest Things

Margaret Moser and Bill Crawford

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Aerosmith. Elvis Presley. Michael Jackson. Nine Inch Nails. Ozzy Osbourne. U2. What do all of these artists have in common? They're rich and rowdy rock 'n' roll renegades whose wild stunts, dumb quotes, and out-of-control lifestyles are featured in Rock Stars Do the Dumbest Things.

--Where else will you find an explanation (goodness knows, we need one) of the Spice Girls' fourteen and one-half minutes of fame straight from the mouths of babes--Baby Spice, that is? "We're like a religious cult."
--Or where will you learn Izzy Stradlin's (of Guns N' Roses) deep thoughts on the virtues of vomiting out of a bus going sixty-five miles an hour?
--And how live octopuses end up in a bathtub with Led Zepplin's female playmates?

Whether you're a Metallica or Madonna fan, you'll get plenty of jaw-dropping facts and anecdotes, along with biographical and career highlights of over eighty-eight raunchy rock 'n' rollers.

From current starts like Marilyn Manson and Courtney Love, to classic rockers like the Rolling Stones and the Eagles, Rock Stars Do the Dumbest Things is proof that rock music is still crazy after all these years.

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Rock Stars Do Dumbest Things
AC/ DCDUMBEST QUOTE"My fantasy [guitar] would be a cannon that shot sperm at the, audience." (Angus Young)FACTS OF LIFE (and Death)RINGLEADERS: Angus Young (guitar)--born March 31,1955, Glasgow, Scotland; Malcolm Young (guitar)--born January 6, 1963, Glasgow, Scotland; Bon Scott (vocals)--born Ronald Belford Scott, July 9, 1946, Angus, Scotland, died February 20, 1980; the coroner's report declared that Scott had "drunk himself to death"; Brian Johnson (vocals)--born October 5, 1947, Newcastle, England.SELECTED HITS (and Misses)SONGS: "Big Balls" (1976), "Whole Lotta

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Margaret Moser and Bill Crawford

Margaret Moser is the senior editor of the Austin Chronicle and director if the Austin Music Awards. Bill Crawford, a pop-culture journalist, is the co-author of Stevie Ray Vaughan: Caught in the Crossfire. Both reside in Austin, Texas.

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Rock Stars Do The Dumbest Things
Margaret Moser and Bill Crawford

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St. Martin's Press
Renaissance Books
April 2007
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ISBN: 9781429978385
ISBN10: 1429978384
304 pages
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St. Martin's Press
Renaissance Books
July 1998
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ISBN: 9781580630238
ISBN10: 1580630235
6 x 9 inches, 304 pages
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