In ALL THE RAGE keyboard genius Ian ‘Mac’ McLagan has turned his own rock ‘n’ roll odyssey into one of the best music books in years.” JAMES O’ BRIAN. All the Rage has ratings and 22 reviews. Jim said: What a kick-ass book! Mac takes you on a ride through time, talking about all of the bands and peo. “All The Rage”, a too-often forgotten memoir by the great keyboard player Ian McLagan of the Small Faces.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And they’re great stories. Sandy Daltrey rated it it was amazing Apr 08, Not so with this one. Those were the Tthe Heard about this book after Mac’s passing a couple years back.

One of the best rock biographies I’ve ever read. Brought back some hazy crazy memories.

All the Rage : A Rock ‘n’ Roll Odyssey

Mar 28, Karen rated iian really liked it Shelves: Jul 16, Slim Evans rated it really liked it. Hard to find, I think, but highly recommended! A riotously funny, fiercely energetic romp, this no-holds-barred autobiography takes readers through the highs and lows of an extraordinary career, chronicling nearly four decades of dynamic music history.

The Faces and The Rolling Stones really liked cocaine.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read saving…. I am sorry that I only got around to reading this book after the death of Ian, in the last few years he has been instrumental in keeping the music and memory of the Small Faces and Ronnie Lane in the public eye. Tells not all, but enough to confirm the long held suspicion that The A,l had as much fun as anyone in rock and roll.


And that’s how this story reads. Great read, and account ixn what it was like playing organ with Small Faces in swinging London touring with The Faces,The Stones, and surviving an addiction to freebase cocaine.

Yhe Butler rated it really liked it Sep 29, Dec 13, minnie rated it really liked it Shelves: Especially when he turns down the Grateful Dead. I wasn’t aware that this book existed until Mac passed away last year. As well as the stones and the who and many more. This guy sure knew how to party!

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Totally inhaled this book in a matter of days. Thanks for the tales.

To iaj other readers questions about All the Rageplease sign up. Literally laugh out loud funny moments, and great stories behind the Faces, Stones, etc. In the telling, it reveals that no one, through thick and thin, might of had more fun than Ian McLagan.


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Gordon rated it it was amazing Nov 14, In the s everyone who was anyone was named Keith, Mick, Mac, or Woody. Apr 11, Tye rated it really liked it. It made it tricky to keep everyone straight. Good in parts, but I have to say that I did get bored with the endless accounts of drinks and drugs.

Feb 29, Mike rated it it was amazing Shelves: Did finish in January ! No trivia or quizzes yet.

None are particularly deep, but they can get repetitive and boring. I also got turned onto the Small Ghe while reading this anytime he would mention an album, like “Ogden’s”I would listen to it as I was reading.

I read this book immediately after reading Levon Helm’s “This Wheel’s on Fire”, and it amazing how similar the tone and humor are in these two books- especially consider one is from Marvell, Arkansas and the other from Middlesex, England.