"We all know that my friend Michael Bolton is a gifted musician and a devoted philanthropist---but you may not know that he's also a talented storyteller. THE SOUL OF IT ALL is the fascinating journey of a man who is as powerful, bold, and soulful as his voice." ---Bill Clinton
The long-awaited memoir of soul superstar Michael Bolton
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From his early years as a high school rocker/dropout and struggling performer, to his years as a hit songwriter and performer, and finally, to stardom as a major artist, The Soul of It All is a firsthand account of what can happen - did happen - when a music-crazed kid devotes endless hours to his craft and slowly climbs the showbiz ladder.
Michael Bolton's millions of fans know that the singer, songwriter and activist pours himself into everything he does, whether it's a Grammy-winning ballad, a sold-out concert or a Saturday Night Live sketch. And now he has channelled that famous energy into a dymanic, fascinating memoir, taking readers into recording studios, arenas, backstage and, of course, into his heart and home.
Including all of the defining moments in Michael's career, here are his personal memories of the recording of Time, Love and Tenderness, accepting his Grammy award, earning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and performing with musical legends such as Ray Charles, Barbra Streisand, Luciana Pavarotti and even Lady Gaga.
The Soul of It All is an access-all-areas pass inside Michael's 40-year career and a frank and entertaining account of the ups and downs of the music industry.
About the Author
Michael Bolton is the multi-award winning singer and songwriter behind such hits as How Can We Be Lovers? and How Am I Supposed to Live Without You? He lives in Westport, Connecticut and continues to tour and release new music.