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Coleman, Ray

Overview
Works: 75 works in 245 publications in 6 languages and 5,736 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Live sound recordings  Blues (Music)  Blues-rock music  Rock music  Guitar music (Blues)  Guitar music (Rock)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: ML420.L38, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ray Coleman
 
Most widely held works by Ray Coleman
Bill Wyman, Stone alone : the story of a rock 'n' roll band by Bill Wyman( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Czech and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiography, by the bass player, of the Rolling Stones band describing the band's early years and success
Lennon by Ray Coleman( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-time friend of John Lennon draws on his personal knowledge and the cooperation of Lennon's family and friends to detail the popular musician's life, career, and influence
The Carpenters : the untold story : an authorized biography by Ray Coleman( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the musical group the Carpenters from their childhood in Connecticut through their struggle for recognition to their personal battles
The man who made the Beatles : an intimate biography of Brian Epstein by Ray Coleman( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lennon : the definitive biography by Ray Coleman( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Britse popzanger en -componist (1940-1980), tussen 1960 en 1970 voorman van de Beatles
McCartney : yesterday-- and today by Ray Coleman( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on candid interviews with the singer-songwriter of the Beatles, a biography concentrates on one of his most famous songs, "Yesterday," tracing its evolution, its era, and the story of its creator
Sinatra : a portrait of the artist by Ray Coleman( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1998 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clapton! : an authorized biography by Ray Coleman( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authorized biography of the rock musician describing his heroin addiction, stormy marriage, and career. Includes a discography, 1964-1985
John Winston Lennon by Ray Coleman( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Engelse popmusicus (1940-1980)
Brian Epstein : the man who made the Beatles by Ray Coleman( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's sound( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features and pictures about the giants of today's music - rock, pop, rhythm and blues, etc
Phil Collins : the definitive biography by Ray Coleman( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and German and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Britse popzanger (1951- )
Bill Wyman, Stone alone : the story of a rock 'n' roll band by Bill Wyman( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the height of the Rolling Stones' success, Bill Wyman kept a diary, recoding the churning chaos of the band's creative evolution, power plays, recording sessions, tours, romances, drug busts, and financial disarray. Stone Alone is a meticulous, shrewd and humorous look at the complex personalities of the Stones and the role they played in the startling cultural revolution of the times."--Publisher description
Survivor : the authorized biography of Eric Clapton by Ray Coleman( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rod Stewart : the biography by Ray Coleman( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Clapton's Rainbow concert by Eric Clapton( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clapton : the authorized biography by Ray Coleman( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Engelse popzanger/gitarist (1945- )
John Ono Lennon : volume 2 1967-1980 by Ray Coleman( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lennon by Ray Coleman( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Engelse popmusicus (1940-1980)
McCartney : yesterday -- and today by Ray Coleman( Recording )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yesterday," recorded thirty years ago at the peak of the Beatles' triumphs, is the most recorded song ever. An astonishing 2,500 versions of McCartney's prized signature song have been made. Focusing on "Yesterday" and the era in which it was created, author Ray Coleman, who was close to the Beatles story from the start, draws a fresh new portrait of McCartney, then and now. As a Beatle, Paul McCartney was a brilliant songwriter and performer, ambitiously steering the group to the top
 
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Lennon : the definitive biography
Alternative Names
Coleman, R.

Ray Coleman British journalist and writer

コールマン, レイ

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Lennon : the definitive biographyMcCartney : yesterday-- and todaySinatra : a portrait of the artistClapton! : an authorized biographyPhil Collins : the definitive biographyBill Wyman, Stone alone : the story of a rock 'n' roll band