Exile on Main St. by Robert Greenfield
A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones

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The shocking, decadent, true story behind the making of the Rolling Stones' beloved double album Exile on Main Street
 

About Robert Greenfield

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Robert Greenfield’s latest books include Timothy Leary: A Biography, and S.T.P.: A Journey Through America with the Rolling Stones. An award-winning novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and journalist, he lives in California.
 
Published November 1, 2006 by Da Capo Press. 272 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Exile on Main Street: A Season in Hell With the Rolling Stones by Robert Greenfield Da Capo Press £9.99, pp258 It's tempting to suspect that Robert Greenfield has a lingering crush on Keith Richards, so glowing are his descriptions of rock's very own Lord of Misrule.

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The true story of how one of rock's greatest records got made during an unprecedented summer long orgy of sex, drugs, and decadence.

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The mythical status that has been afforded the Rolling Stones' landmark 1972 album Exile On Main Street over the years may be the stuff of legend.

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Interestingly Mick Jagger plays guitar on the song and Mick Taylor bass so I’m guessing there were not many other people in the studio at the time.

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While he pulls no punches when detailing Keith's excesses, he also paints a picture of Keith as a "lad's lad" who never really abandoned his working class, rock and roll sort of grit.

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Back before the wrinkles and the deep lines carved into that face had set in, Keith Richards was the very definition of what a rock star was supposed to look and act like.

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“For those interested in reading about the Rolling Stones’ journey through America in the summer of 1972… a book about that tour is still in print.” What Robert Greenfield is referring to at the end of his new Stones tome, Exile on Main St.: A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones is his previo...

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Suite 101

Legendary pairings in the world of pop culture have come and gone, but one of the few to stand the test of time is the symbiosis of Smith and Mapplethorpe.

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PopMatters

are hereby advised to consult the works mentioned at the end of this book, this sort of travail having always been the bailiwick of rock critics as opposed to rock writers.” So writes Robert Greenfield at the start of the final third of Exile on Main St.: A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones,...

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