Rollaresque : The Rakish Progress of the Rolling Stones, Hardback

Rollaresque : The Rakish Progress of the Rolling Stones Hardback


London 1962. Five young hooligans have formed a band and are on a collision course with the austere and intolerant values of post-war Britain.

From their beginning in a scummy flat off the Kings Road to the notorious Redlands scandal, this is the anarchic rollercoaster ride of the Stones' first five years.

We follow our heroes in a rags-to-riches romp of sex, scandal, mischief and uproarious behaviour as they challenge the establishment, invent the archetype of the rebellious, parent-scaring rock star lothario and, eventually, receive their comeuppance from the powers that be.

Presented with the audacious wit and bawdy humour of a vintage novel, complete with Dickensian illustrations, Rollaresque celebrates the young Stones in the grand English literary tradition of lovable rogues.

This is the music biography reinvented as a ripping yarn.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
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  • Category: Music
  • ISBN: 9780091958350



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