Ian Gillan

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    With hits including `Child in Time', and the iconic `Smoke on the Water', Deep Purple established themselves as one of Britain's greatest rock bandsFrom the moment he saw Elvis Presley on screen, Ian Gillan, a working class teenager from Hounslow, was inspired to become a rock star. That wish was to come true when the opportunity arose to join Deep Purple, and global fame soon followed. The ensuing years were thrilling but punishing. The band recorded six albums in just four years and tensions within the band, as well as issues with alcohol, brought Ian to breaking point. Ian describes the rock `n' roll lifestyle in disarming detail while never taking himself too seriously, making this an entertaining read for any rock fan.

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    Number of Pages: 288
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781786061355
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    Listed in: Rock & Pop music, Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups, Arts & entertainment
    Publisher: Music Press Books

    Books by Ian Gillan

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