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Norman, Philip 1943-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 475 publications in 14 languages and 15,123 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biographies  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  History  Satire 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: ML420.L38, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Philip Norman
 
Most widely held works by Philip Norman
John Lennon : the life by Philip Norman( Book )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the controversial, outspoken member of the Beatles whose extraordinary songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney changed the world of rock music forever. Norman also wrote Shout!, one of the first and still one of the best Beatles histories
Shout! : the Beatles in their generation by Philip Norman( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fresh look at the story of the Beatles' rise to success and the people who helped them develop their music, image, and style
Mick Jagger by Philip Norman( Book )

35 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout five decades of fronting the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger has been seen as the ultimate arrogant, narcissistic superstar, whose sexual appetite and cavalier treatment of women rival Casanova's and whose supposed reckless drug use touched off the most famous scandal in rock history. Norman explores the keen and calculating intelligence that has kept the Stones on their plinth as "the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band" for half a century
Paul McCartney : the life by Philip Norman( Book )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock-n-roll lives played out on the most public of stages. Now, Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. Paul McCartney reveals the complex character behind the fa?ade and sheds new light on his childhood--blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music. This is the first definitive account of Paul's often troubled partnership with John Lennon, his personal trauma after the Beatles' breakup, and his subsequent struggle to get back to the top with Wings--which nearly got him murdered in Africa and brought him nine days in a Tokyo jail. Readers will learn about his marriage to Linda, including their much-criticized musical collaboration, and a moving account of her death. Packed with new information and critical insights, Paul McCartney will be the definitive biography of a musical legend." -- Publisher's description
Elton by Philip Norman( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rave on : the biography of Buddy Holly by Philip Norman( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Norman uses his unique skills to recreate the impetuous yet shy, modest yet steely willed Texan who was his first musical hero. He has gained exclusive access to an extraordinary archive of never-before-seen letters, contracts, and personal memorabilia, which dispel the many mysteries still lingering around Buddy's name and allow the reader to share some of the most intimate moments in his short but crowded life. Buddy's family and close friends have also spoken
Symphony for the devil : the Rolling Stones story by Philip Norman( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and good times of the Rolling Stones by Philip Norman( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and French and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned photographs present an account of the Rolling Stones from the early 60s through the 80s
Paul McCartney : the life by Philip Norman( Recording )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock-n-roll lives played out on the most public of stages. Now, Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. Paul McCartney reveals the complex character behind the façade and sheds new light on his childhood--blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music. This is the first definitive account of Paul's often troubled partnership with John Lennon, his personal trauma after the Beatles' breakup, and his subsequent struggle to get back to the top with Wings--which nearly got him murdered in Africa and brought him nine days in a Tokyo jail. Readers will learn about his marriage to Linda, including their much-criticized musical collaboration, and a moving account of her death. Packed with new information and critical insights, Paul McCartney will be the definitive biography of a musical legend." -- Publisher's description
The Stones by Philip Norman( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book covers the development of the Rolling Stones, with careful reasearch and discussion of the Stone's influence on rock music
John Lennon : the life by Philip Norman( Recording )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the controversial, outspoken member of the Beatles whose extraordinary songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney changed the world of rock music forever. Norman also wrote Shout!, one of the first and still one of the best Beatles histories
Everyone's gone to the moon by Philip Norman( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on British journalism through the eyes of a young reporter from the provinces who lands a job on Fleet Street. Added action is provided when he falls in love with a manipulative woman reporter who is the editor's mistress. By the author of Symphony for the Devil
The road goes on forever : portraits from a journey through contemporary music by Philip Norman( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skaters' waltz by Philip Norman( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shout! : the true story of the Beatles by Philip Norman( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of the famous British rock group
Days in the life : John Lennon remembered by Philip Norman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumpelstiltskin by Jacob Grimm( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child
Snow White and the seven dwarfs by Margaret Mayo( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul McCartney : the biography by Philip Norman( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first biography written with Paul McCartney's approval and with access to family members and friends closest to him. Superbly evoking half a century of popular music and culture, Paul McCartney is the definitive life of a long-misunderstood genius. In this masterly biography, history's most successful songwriter, a man of seemingly effortless talent, beauty and charm, is revealed as a complex, insecure workaholic who still feels as great a need to prove himself in his seventies as when he was a teenager. As richly fascinating and dramatic as its subject, Paul McCartney: The Biography is the last word on a man whose music has lit up the world."
Buddy : the biography by Philip Norman( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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John Lennon : the life
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Norman, Phil 1943-

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Shout! : the Beatles in their generationEltonRave on : the biography of Buddy HollyThe StonesJohn Lennon : the lifeEveryone's gone to the moonShout! : the true story of the BeatlesRumpelstiltskin