Hotel California: The True-Life Adventures of Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Mitchell, Taylor, Browne, Ronstadt, Geffen, the Eagles, and Their Many Friends

3,79 valoración promedio
( 1.054 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780471732730: Hotel California: The True-Life Adventures of Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Mitchell, Taylor, Browne, Ronstadt, Geffen, the Eagles, and Their Many Friends

Hoskyns brings a genuine love as well as an outsider's keen eye to the rise and fall of the California scene. . . . This is a riveting story, sensitively told.
Anthony DeCurtis, Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone

From enduring musical achievements to drug-fueled chaos and bed-hopping antics, the L.A. pop music scene in the sixties and seventies was like no other, and journalist Barney Hoskyns re-creates all the excitement and mayhem. Hotel California brings to life the genesis of Crosby, Stills, and Nash at Joni Mitchell’s house; the Eagles’ backstage fistfights after the success of ""Hotel California""; the drama of David Geffen and the other money men who transformed the L.A. music scene; and more.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

From the Inside Flap:

This book is a remarkable insider's look at one of the most dramatic, creative, and revolutionary settings in American popular culture: the Los Angeles popular music scene from the late 1960s through the late 1970s.

After the world fell in love with the steady stream of hit records from the Beach Boys, the Byrds, the Mamas and the Papas, and Buffalo Springfield in the mid-1960s, the music industry's center of gravity shifted from New York to L.A.'s Laurel Canyon, a bucolic haven for artists and pop-music prodigies minutes from the buzz of the Sunset Strip. Hotel California takes you on an intimate tour of this scene as you read a treasure trove of original material about the musical and personal doings of sixties and seventies singer-songwriters, superstars, and producers. Through insights provided by extraordinarily candid firsthand interviews, author Barney Hoskyns has conducted over more than three decades, Hotel California reveals key moments in the creative and professional lives of—as well as many of the less professional adventures of—these legends.

Hoskyns delivers fascinating new details about how Joni Mitchell created her otherworldly masterpieces while romancing David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, Jackson Browne, James Taylor, and others. You'll read things you've never read before about Glenn Frey's narcissism, Linda Ronstadt's intellect, Don Henley's troubled conscience, and more. You'll discover how mega-mogul David Geffen lured handsome young musicians to sign with his new record label and how the Eagles became the biggest band in America. You'll learn about Mama Cass Elliot's perpetual open house and her penchant for trading drugs for sex with good-looking young men and about the major substance abuse problems that plagued the Eagles, David Crosby, and others—problems that eventually took the lives of such major talents as Jim Morrison and Gram Parsons.

Hotel California is a narrative of rise and fall—from the hootenanny love-in innocence of talented, fresh-eyed young women and men with acoustic guitars to the coked-out superstardom of mid-70s stadium rock. It tells an epic tale of songs and sunshine; sex, drugs, and denim; genius and greed. Packed with both fascinating anecdotes and sharp insights into the lives and careers of its larger-than-life subjects, this book captures a legendary era of musical discovery, the amazing results of successful creative collaboration, and the much darker side of fame, wealth, and unbridled ambition. You won't be able to put it down.

From the Back Cover:

Advance praise for Hotel California

"A British rock critic obsessed with America, Barney Hoskyns brings a genuine love as well as an outsider's keen eye to the rise and fall of the California scene in the sixties and seventies. This is a riveting story, sensitively told."
—Anthony DeCurtis, Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone

"Comprehensive and lively, Hotel California offers a front-row seat on the wild ride—fueled by drugs, sex, and lots of cash—that took Southern California singer-songwriters from hot tubs and local bars to sold-out stadiums, private jets, and the bestselling album of all time."
—Alan Light, author of The Skills to Pay the Bills: The Story of the Beastie Boys

"One of our finest pop historians reappraises a neglected and often maligned milieu. Barney Hoskyns deftly evokes not just the decadence but the sense of discovery rooted in 1960s idealism and fostered by a gaggle of record industry mavericks who, for a brief period, managed to make art and business coexist."
—Simon Reynolds, author of Rip It Up and Start Again

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Hoskyns, Barney
Editorial: Wiley
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Wiley. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0471732737 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Nº de ref. de la librería SWATI2122347119

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,72
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,39
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Hoskyns, Barney
Editorial: Wiley (2006)
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Wiley, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería 0471732737

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 16,68
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,69
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Barney Hoskyns
Editorial: Turner Publishing Company, United States (2006)
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Turner Publishing Company, United States, 2006. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Hoskyns brings a genuine love as well as an outsider s keen eye to the rise and fall of the California scene. . . . This is a riveting story, sensitively told. --Anthony DeCurtis, Contributing Editor, Rolling StoneFrom enduring musical achievements to drug-fueled chaos and bed-hopping antics, the L.A. pop music scene in the sixties and seventies was like no other, and journalist Barney Hoskyns re-creates all the excitement and mayhem. Hotel California brings to life the genesis of Crosby, Stills, and Nash at Joni Mitchell s house; the Eagles backstage fistfights after the success of Hotel California ; the drama of David Geffen and the other money men who transformed the L.A. music scene; and more. Nº de ref. de la librería AAC9780471732730

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,69
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Barney Hoskyns
Editorial: Turner Publishing Company, United States (2006)
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Turner Publishing Company, United States, 2006. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Hoskyns brings a genuine love as well as an outsider s keen eye to the rise and fall of the California scene. . . . This is a riveting story, sensitively told. --Anthony DeCurtis, Contributing Editor, Rolling StoneFrom enduring musical achievements to drug-fueled chaos and bed-hopping antics, the L.A. pop music scene in the sixties and seventies was like no other, and journalist Barney Hoskyns re-creates all the excitement and mayhem. Hotel California brings to life the genesis of Crosby, Stills, and Nash at Joni Mitchell s house; the Eagles backstage fistfights after the success of Hotel California ; the drama of David Geffen and the other money men who transformed the L.A. music scene; and more. Nº de ref. de la librería AAC9780471732730

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,76
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Hoskyns, Barney
Editorial: Wiley
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Lakeside Books
(Benton Harbor, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Wiley. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0471732737 BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|1.36. Nº de ref. de la librería OTF-S-9780471732730

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 16,52
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,39
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Barney Hoskyns
Editorial: Wiley
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 20
Librería
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Wiley. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Hardcover. 336 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.3in. x 1.3in.Hoskyns brings a genuine love as well as an outsiders keen eye to the rise and fall of the California scene. . . . This is a riveting story, sensitively told. Anthony DeCurtis, Contributing Editor, Rolling StoneFrom enduring musical achievements to drug-fueled chaos and bed-hopping antics, the L. A. pop music scene in the sixties and seventies was like no other, and journalist Barney Hoskyns re-creates all the excitement and mayhem. Hotel California brings to life the genesis of Crosby, Stills, and Nash at Joni Mitchells house; the Eagles backstage fistfights after the success of Hotel California; the drama of David Geffen and the other money men who transformed the L. A. music scene; and more. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780471732730

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 16,63
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,36
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Barney Hoskyns
Editorial: Wiley (2006)
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Primera edición Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Wiley, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0471732737

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,26
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Barney Hoskyns
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Hardcover. Advance praise for "Hotel California"A British rock critic obsessed with America, Barney Hoskyns brings a genuine love as well as an outsider's keen eye to the rise an.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 324 pages. 0.617. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780471732730

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,79
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Barney Hoskyns
Editorial: Turner Publishing Company 2007-04-02, Hoboken, N.J. (2007)
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 5
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Turner Publishing Company 2007-04-02, Hoboken, N.J., 2007. hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780471732730

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,77
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,28
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Hoskyns, Barney
Editorial: Wiley (2006)
ISBN 10: 0471732737 ISBN 13: 9780471732730
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 10
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Wiley, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería INGM9780471732730

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,91
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,39
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda