Testimony (Hardback)Robbie Robertson (author)
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 747 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 39 mm
"[An] elegant, evocative memoir ... Robertson was particularly suited to a supporting role, happiest pulling the strings in the background. It's the perfect vantage point for a memoirist, and he makes the most of it ... The first half of the book is a hugely atmospheric song of the road ... Midway, Dylan hits the narrative like a firework tossed through a window ... Robertson brings the chaos vividly to life ... He tells it with style and affection, showing a keen eye for detail." * Mail on Sunday *
"An entertaining and valuable description of a rock'n'roll apprenticeship punctuated by encounters with such historic figures as Sonny Boy Williamson, Bo Diddley and Muddy Waters. He casts light on a vital phase of Dylan's career and, of course, on the history of the Band." * Guardian *
"For real insight into a musical unit's workings, it would be hard to beat the Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson's Testimony...packed with fascinating anecdote." -- Neil McCormick * Telegraph *
"'We're deep into the golden age of the classic-rock memoir ... Testimony ends when its author was still relatively young, but it is packed with incident ... His memoir is confident and well oiled. At times it has the mythic sweep of an early Terrence Malick movie ... Mr. Dylan blows into this memoir like a blazing tumbleweed ... [Robbie Robertson's] writing is wonderfully perceptive." * New York Times *
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