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How Can It Be? A Rock & Roll Diary by Ronnie Wood

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How Can It Be? A Rock & Roll Diary by Ronnie Wood
Product Ref. 9781905662357

Hand-bound Leather Limited Edition (1,965 copies)
Hand Signed by Ronnie Wood to the Title Page
Shipping from Nov 2020



How Can It Be? A Rock & Roll Diary by Ronnie Wood

Hand-Bound Leather Limited Edition (1,965 copies)
Hand Signed by Ronnie Wood to the Title Page
New & Unread - Published in 2015

New Editions shipping from November 2020

Ronnie Wood's original handwritten diary is shared here for the first time, giving unique insight into his life and the period.

With a new commentary of over 12,000 words, Ronnie Wood shares memories from the Birds, the Jeff Beck Group, the Faces, the Rolling Stones, and discusses musical peers and influences.

Ronnie Wood: 'I suppose my own private world is in the diary.'

Featuring a cast of characters including Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Eric Clapton, Keith Moon, Marianne Faithfull and many more, the story of Ronnie's adventures was handwritten in his 1965 diary. Inspired by its discovery 50 years later, Ronnie Wood presents his journal for the first time, with an introduction by Charlie Watts and much more in this signed book and record set.

Charlie Watts: 'Ronnie is a force of nature. And still given to behaving like the 17-year-old he is in this book.'

In this limited edition of only 1,965 copies, each book is signed by Ronnie Wood. Hand-bound in antiqued leather, with gold blocking and page edging, the binding replicates Wood's original diary down to its scuffs and scratches. Loose-leaf facsimile items include posters, nightclub tickets and rare photographs. Within the book's slipcase a pull-out tray holds a 45rpm record featuring 'How Can It Be?'. The song was one of Ronnie Wood's first compositions, written for the Birds and recorded in 1965. The B-side unveils a new specially made recording of the same song. Wood has created the artwork for the 7in picture disc - a cubist-style self-portrait, complete with guitar and 1965 diary.

Format: Hand-Bound Leather Limited Edition
ISBN: 9781905662357

All our signed books include a 'Signed Copy' gift tag, supplied free of charge.

Please Note: By their very nature, all signed books will have been handled several times before they get to you. This may result in small marks to the dustjacket and title page, please also bear in mind that each signature will be a little different from the one we show here.


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