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October 27, 2017 at 6:23 pm Quote #57540

unchainedheart
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i’ve listen to the audiobook and it’s nothing great,for a guy that took care of the business side he dosent talk about the documentary they did in 1980 but was never release and dosent talk about what is in the vault video wise he talks mostly about how much drugs was took and alcool and bla,bla,bla.I have learn a few interesting things tough but only a few


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October 27, 2017 at 7:05 pm Quote #57541

PT5150
(5702)

I haven’t finished yet but was surprised how Dave has a fear of flying which I would flying that much.
Also how they had to pay radio stations to play songs from Fair Warning..


EDDIE’S fingers aren’t fingers they are muscle-powered pistons that hammer guitar strings to the fretboard with the force of a rivet gun”.


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October 27, 2017 at 8:15 pm Quote #57542

unchainedheart
(1377)

PT5150: I haven’t finished yet but was surprised how Dave has a fear of flying which I would flying that much. Also how they had to pay radio stations to play songs from Fair Warning..

yeah,the payolas


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December 16, 2017 at 10:15 am Quote #57774

ron
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I’ve started reading the book.

Has anyone kept a list of the inaccuracies in the book? For example, I know from interviews, etc… that the Jimi Hendrix logo thing is wrong. I’ve just read though the “Ozzy goes missing” section, and see that the dates for the 1978 Nashville shows are all wrong?

Maybe if there was a good list, the problems can be corrected for the paperback release coming next year.


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December 16, 2017 at 2:04 pm Quote #57779

Dave
(2027)

Good luck telling him he might be mistaken. :) What’s the real story about the Hendrix logo?


Stay Frosty


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December 17, 2017 at 10:16 am Quote #57780

ron
(9314)

Dave: Good luck telling him he might be mistaken. :) What’s the real story about the Hendrix logo?

Well, the Nashville dates are just plain fact. He outta know what days they played what cities. Shouldn’t be any room for interpretation there. But it seems fairly evident that he used the Internet to fill in certain details, and well, we all know how accurate information on the Internet can be. :)

As for the Hendrix logo. I’m pretty sure that it’s been proven that the first appearance of that logo was in 1980. So it’s a rip off of the VH logo, not the other way around.


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December 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm Quote #57781

Cut2TheCrash
(816)

Ron is right , the Hendrix was from a 1980 box set that came with this poster


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December 18, 2017 at 9:29 am Quote #57784

ron
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Next inaccuracy I found:

Noel says that the 1978 tour ended in Phoenix, AZ on December 5th.

As far as we know, the VH tour that year ended in San Diego, CA on December 3rd. Black Sabbath continued on for several more shows, and that Phoenix date was opened by The Ramones.


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January 9, 2018 at 4:48 pm Quote #57923

ron
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Finished reading it.

The combination of who wrote the book, and the title of the book held great promise. Something that unfortunately was not delivered. Yes, there were stories we hadn’t heard before, but there was the promise of so much more.

Overall, the book left me feeling sad.

However, it finally answered (at least for me) the question about how the original four broke up, or who was the one that broke them up.


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January 10, 2018 at 5:38 am Quote #57927

Dutchie
(1555)

ron: Finished reading it.

The combination of who wrote the book, and the title of the book held great promise.Something that unfortunately was not delivered.Yes, there were stories we hadn’t heard before, but there was the promise of so much more.

Overall, the book left me feeling sad.

However, it finally answered (at least for me) the question about how the original four broke up, or who was the one that broke them up.

I’ve heard the same from a lot of other people too about this book too… Tha’s why I haven’t got around to buying a copy yet. I will at some point (I guess), but I’m in no great hurry.


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January 11, 2018 at 12:04 am Quote #57929

Gilligan
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ron: However, it finally answered (at least for me) the question about how the original four broke up, or who was the one that broke them up.

And… ?


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January 11, 2018 at 7:34 am Quote #57930

mcs5150
(1095)

Dutchie: I’ve heard the same from a lot of other people too about this book too… Tha’s why I haven’t got around to buying a copy yet. I will at some point (I guess), but I’m in no great hurry.

Same here, except I doubt I will buy it.


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January 11, 2018 at 9:16 am Quote #57931

ron
(9314)

Gilligan: And… ?

I’m not going to spoil it for you. :)


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January 11, 2018 at 9:39 am Quote #57932

voodoo
(2036)

Gilligan: And… ?

It was the butler in the study with a pipe. :wink:


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January 11, 2018 at 10:22 am Quote #57933

kaloway
(1901)

voodoo: It was the butler in the study with a pipe. :wink:

Candlestick….


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