This book has won acclaim nationwide as a masterpiece not only of rock journalism but of harrowing social history as well. Onstage and off, the Stones are portrayed up-close and the music, talk, drugs and sex are all captured in detail.
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Stanley Booth, a member of the Rolling Stones' inner circle, met the band just a few months before Brian Jones drowned in a swimming pool in 1968. He lived with them throughout their 1969 American tour, staying up all night together listening to blues. This book presents the history of the Stones, paying attention to the tragedy of Brian Jones.