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Helpful votes received on reviews: 68% (23 of 34)
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Diary of a Rock 'n' Roll Star by Ian Hunter
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!, 31 Mar 2012
I have had this book for years and it really is a fantastic account of a British band on the road in the USA. My only gripe is the final photograph which shows the wrong Mott line-up featuring Aerial Bender (mick Ralphs' replacement) and not Mick Ralphs: a glaring error.
Live in Paris 1975 ~ Deep Purple
Live in Paris 1975 ~ Deep Purple
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
For me Glenn Hughes ruins this album. His inane comments in between songs is laughable and no wonder Blackmore could not stand him. His singing, which in the studio is passable but not Deep Purple, is like a terrible screech on this offering. Coverdale however sounds good and the drum, keyboard, guitar combo are firing on all cylinders.

If you can put up with the out of control bass player the rest is worth a listen.
Behind the Colonnade: Thirty-Seven Years at the Br&hellip by Norman Jacobs
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not Enough!, 2 Dec 2010
I worked with Norman from 1992 in the Building Management Department and can only comment first hand on that particular period. It was a monumental time for the British Museum as the book correctly states and Norman was right in the middle of it and he gives a very good account of what went on behind the scenes during the building of the Great Court, including the growing "snags list:" some of which would haunt the Museum for years to come. During this same period the department also gained Investor in People status. This only gets a brief mention in the book which is a shame as it was a monumental achievement that was really driven by Norman and the Head of Department, Terry Giles. It… Read more

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