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Star Man By Michael Francis

Star Man by Michael Francis

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Summary

When Paul McCartney hired 21-year-old Michael Francis as a security guard, it began a 30-year music career in which Michael worked with names such as Led Zeppelin, The Osmonds, Sheena Easton, Frank Sinatra, Bon Jovi, Cher and Kiss. This is the story of his life with the biggest stars of rock.

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Star Man: The Right-hand Man of Rock and Roll by Michael Francis

An explosive behind-the-scenes inside account of the rock music world. Life changed for Michael Francis at the age of 21 when Paul McCartney walked into his father's boxing gym to watch his friend John Conteh preparing for a fight. Paul hired Michael as his security guard, beginning a thirty-year music business career in which he worked with such legendary names as Led Zeppelin, Bad Company, The Osmonds, Sheena Easton, Frank Sinatra, Bon Jovi, Cher and Kiss. As tour manager, Michael was responsible for every aspect of their safety and their comfort, from making sure they were not mobbed on stage to making sure they got paid. Whatever they wanted, he got hold of. To some of them he became close. He was best man at Jon Bon Jovi's wedding, and provided personal security for five years for Cher at her Malibu home. He shared their wildest excesses, their highs and their lows; he saw their fears and, all too often, their loneliness and paranoia. Sometimes hilarious, frequently shocking, always perceptive, Star Man is the outrageous, uncompromising and brutally honest story of one man's life with the biggest stars of rock.

About Michael Francis

The son of world-renowned boxing trainer George Francis, Michael Francis was born and brought up in Camden Town. After thirty years on the road, he quit the music business on his fiftieth birthday when one last event-filled tour with American Superstars Kiss convinced him he'd had enough. He now runs his own international security consultancy.

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GOR010475492
9780743239042
0743239040
Star Man: The Right-hand Man of Rock and Roll by Michael Francis
Used - Like New
Hardback
Simon & Schuster Ltd
2003-09-01
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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