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How To Be A Rock Star

by David Ambrose

Published by: Mango Books

246 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781914277177
  • Published: May 2021


  • Hardcover
  • 9781911273929
  • Published: May 2021


How To Be A Rock Star is the long-awaited memoir by former EMI head of A&R David Ambrose. Co-authored by acclaimed music writer Lesley-Ann Jones, the book is a riveting rewind through Ambrose's years as a rock musician, performing and recording with Rod Stewart, Ray Davies, Julie Driscoll, Peter Green, Mick Fleetwood and many more. The original bass player with Fleetwood Mac, David turned his back on stardom at the height of his playing potential to become a record company executive at EMI. He found and signed some of the most successful acts of the era: the Sex Pistols, Duran Duran and the Pet Shop Boys. Foreword by Mick Fleetwood, founder and drummer of Fleetwood Mac.