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    • Paul McCartney

    • The Life
    • By: Philip Norman
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 30 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    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

    Regular price: $41.99

    • John Lennon

    • The Life
    • By: Philip Norman
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Philip Norman turns his formidable talent to the Beatle for whom belonging to the world's most beloved pop group was never enough. Drawing on previously untapped sources, and with unprecedented access to all the major characters, here is the definitive portrait of John Lennon. This biography takes a fresh and penetrating look at Lennon's much-chronicled life, including the songs that have turned him, posthumously, into almost a secular saint.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Really Bad Abridgement Job (slash job)

    • By Let's Be Reasonable on 12-04-08

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Mick Jagger

    • By: Philip Norman
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 24 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 75

    Philip Norman has long towered above other rock biographers with his definitive studies of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Buddy Holly, and John Lennon - legends whom the world thought it knew, but who came to life as never before through the meticulousness of Norman's research, the sweep of his cultural knowledge, and the brilliance of his writing. Now Norman turns to a rock icon who is the most notorious yet enigmatic of them all.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Subpar bio made worse by awful narrator

    • By qtvxzplr on 11-16-12

    Regular price: $53.61

    • Paul McCartney: The Biography

    • By: Philip Norman
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 30 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Since the age of 20, 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. Paul McCartney reveals the complex character behind the façade and sheds new light on his childhood - blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome,all is forgiven "Phillip".

    • By ROBERT GOFF on 06-20-16

    Regular price: $44.55

    • Mick Jagger

    • By: Philip Norman
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 23 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Bestselling biographer Philip Norman offers an unparalleled account of the life of a living legend, Mick Jagger. From Home Counties schoolboy, to rebel without a cause, to Sixties sensation and global idol, Norman unravels the myth of the inimitable frontman of The Rolling Stones.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Would even listen this one over again...Loved it!

    • By Natalie on 12-26-12

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Slowhand

    • Eric Clapton's Blues
    • By: Philip Norman
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be rock music's greatest virtuoso, the unrivalled master of its indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar. His career has spanned the history of rock, and often shaped it via the seminal bands with whom he's played: the Yardbirds, John Mavall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominoes. Winner of 18 Grammys, the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame's only three-time inductee, he is an enduring influence on every other star soloist who ever wielded a pick....

    Regular price: $21.81