Chris Salewicz is an acclaimed music journalist and writer. He was at NME in the late 1970's and early '80's and has written copiously for the Sunday Times, The Face and Q magazine. His books include the classic biography of Joe Strummer and the lavishly applauded biography of Jamaica titled 'Rude Boy'.
'[An] ever-readable tome... Anyone intrigued by how a
soft-spoken boy from the west London suburbs became one of the
world's most famous musicians won't be disappointed.'
- The Times
'A hard-riffing new book that reveals how Jimmy Page became the
dark heart of Led Zeppelin'
- The Mail on Sunday
'[Salewicz] lovingly records all the highs and bathetic lows of
the rock-star afterlife'
- The Sunday Times