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  • Paul McCartney

  • The Life
  • By: Philip Norman
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 30 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260

Since the age of 21, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock 'n' roll lives, played out on the most public of stages. Now Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better than average McCartney bio

  • By tru britty on 05-14-16

Excellent

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-15-18

Narrator was excellent! Sounded just like each Beatle, when he quoted them. Want to listen to it all over again.

  • Billy Joel

  • The Definitive Biography
  • By: Fred Schruers
  • Narrated by: Kirk Thornton
  • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than 100 hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.Exhibiting unparalleled intimate knowledge, Schruers chronicles Joel’s rise to the top of the charts, from his working-class origins in Levittown and early days spent in boxing rings and sweaty clubs to his monumental success in the '70s and '80s.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fawning but likeable bio

  • By Scott on 11-01-14

Fantastic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-18

The narrator did a fantastic job. His subtle voice changes really brought Billy's story to life.