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I wanna be yours

Clarke, John Cooper2021
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John Cooper Clarke is a phenomenon: Poet Laureate of Punk, rock star, fashion icon, TV and radio presenter, social and cultural commentator. At 5 feet 11 inches (32in chest, 27in waist), in trademark dark suit, dark glasses, with dark messed-up hair and a mouth full of gold teeth, he is instantly recognizable. As a writer his voice is equally unmistakable and his own brand of slightly sick humour is never far from the surface. This book covers an extraordinary life, filled with remarkable personalities: from Nico to Chuck Berry, from Bernard Manning to Linton Kwesi Johnson, Elvis Costello to Gregory Corso, Gil Scott Heron, Mark E. Smith and Joe Strummer, and on to more recent fans and collaborators Alex Turner, Plan B and Guy Garvey.
Main title:
I wanna be yours / John Cooper Clarke.
Author:
Imprint:
London : Picador, 2021.
Collation:
470 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm
Notes:
Originally published: 2020.
ISBN:
9781509896127 (pbk)
Language:
English
BRN:
2905368
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