Do I Come Here Often?
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Do I Come Here Often?

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'I believe that one defines oneself by re-invention. To not be like yourparents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.' Using his trademark wit, insight and verve, hardcore punk rock icon Henry Rollins interviews Jerry Lee Lewis, John Lee Hooker and Isaac Hayes, includes articles on Roky Erickson and David Lee Roth and reproduces his 1991 Lollapalooza tour journals. .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 12mm | 99.79g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0753510405
  • 9780753510407
  • 82,988

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"An intelligent and perceptive man." * Guardian *show more

About Henry Rollins

Henry Garfield started singing in the DC punk band State of Alert before changing his name and becoming a legendary punk figure as frontmanfor Black Flag and his own Rollins Band. He started acting after doing several ads and MTV appearances, and his tattooed, musclebound body and gravel voice was a natural for tough guy roles in Hollywood features. Henry Rollins is the author of several books, and is also a renowned spoken word performer, making countless appearances at theatres and colleges worldwideshow more

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'I believe that one defines oneself by re-invention. To not be like yourparents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.' With the addictive intensity, irreverence and humour for which he is renowned, Henry Rollins interviews and writes about some of his musical heroes, as well as laying himself bare in his private journals. Discover exactly what he thought of Jane's Addiction, Nine Inch Nails and Ice-T as they journeyed across the US together on the 1991 Lollapalooza Tour with the frustration of playing in front of indifferent crowds, dealing with groupies and the daily trials of life on the road. Meet Rollins the music fan, as he explains how Dave Lee Roth inspired him to get into music, what it was like to interview greats like John Lee Hooker and Isaac Hayes, why Roky Erickson is unlike anyone you will ever meet and what happened the day he met 'Killer' Jerry Lee Lewis. Essential reading for both fans and the ininitiated alike.show more

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"An intelligent and perceptive man."show more

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