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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Aug 23, Pj Anderer rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. None are particularly deep, but they can get repetitive and boring.

All the Rage isn’t much more than a series dage anecdotes, but McLagan vividly captures what it was like to be in a pop band in Sixties England and in a rock band in the Seventies, with the generous sense of humor and acceptance of human weakness that one would expect from a member of the Small Faces and Faces. When he died the amount of fans mclagah wrote tributes to him and mentioned that they had met him and how he always had time for them and always answered any e-mails and letters that they s I am sorry that I only got around to reading this book after the death of Ian, rave 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.

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I have always thought he must have been an interviewers dream as he was so eloquent, open and chatty. Turns out, he was the one listening and told the best stories. Very fast read, very enjoyable! I met Mac a few times, shared a pint of Guinness with him, and he was one of those friendly, funny, down-to-earth people you feel like you’ve known all your life, when you just met.


Totally inhaled this book in a matter of days. I live in Austin where Mac spent the last part of his life and you’d see him out and about. Gordon rated it it was amazing Nov 14, 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.

One of the best rock biographies I’ve ever read.

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Brought back some hazy crazy memories. Was so lucky to take my 9-year-old to see him Don’t read these pages just for the stories, mclaagan people he’s known.

Trivia About All the Rage. An excellent emotional journey. I met Mac and hung out with him a couple of times in the teens and I wish I had read this before I’d met him.

Written with heart, written with love for the life he lived and his mates.

All the Rage : A Rock ‘n’ Roll Odyssey

Those were the Daze Heard about this book after Mac’s passing a couple years back. One of the saddest things was that he married Kim Moon ex of the infamous Keithand his love for her shines through the later part of the book. To ask other readers questions about All the Rageplease sign up.

Alll read these pages just for rxge stories, the people he’s known. Mac tge you on a ride through time, talking about all of the bands and people he has played with over the years! Had set this one aside for awhile. Ian is a great. He then goes to the breakup of the Faces and stories of all the bands he later works with. Dec 13, minnie rated it really liked it Shelves: Literally laugh out loud funny moments, and great stories behind the Faces, Stones, etc.


Open Preview See a Problem? As a big fan of the Small Faces, I was saddened at the death of Mac and felt Rxge should pay homage by reading this book. Ian McLagan lived rock and roll from the sixties to the s. Jul 16, Slim Evans rated it really liked it. All the Rage by Ian McLagan. Especially when he turns down the Grateful Dead.

Great read, and account of 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. It’s lively and interesting throughout. Tells not all, but enough to confirm the long held suspicion that The Faces had as much fun as anyone in rock and roll.

Lists with This Book. The Faces and The Rolling Stones really liked cocaine. Refresh and try mclgan. Hard to find, I think, but highly recommended! Good luck finding it! Return to Book Page. Apr 25, Herzog rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. As well as the stones rge the who and many more.

Ian has a way with words In the telling, it reveals that no one, through thick and thin, might of had more fun than Ian McLagan. Apr 02, Allan Phillips rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 11, Julie rated it really liked it. Fun read, lots of inside stuff about some of rock’s biggest names. Do read it for his voice, his laugh between the sentences.