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Short Synopsis
For the first time, the complete story of the enigmatic founder of the Rolling Stones and the early years of the band.

Full Synopsis
Brian Jones was the golden boy of the Rolling Stones—the visionary who gave the band its name and its sound. Yet he was a haunted man, and much of his brief time with the band, before his death in 1969 at the infamous age of twenty-seven, was volatile and tragic. Even now the full story of his downfall is still largely untold.

Brian Jones is a forensic, thrilling account of Jones’s life, which for the first time details his pioneering achievements and messy unraveling. With more than 120 new interviews, Trynka offers countless new revelations and sets straight the tall tales that have long marred Jones’s legacy. His story is a gripping battle between creativity and ambition, between self-sabotage and betrayal. It’s all here: the girlfriends, the drugs, and some of the greatest music of all time.

"An intimate portrait of the multifaceted and beguiling Jones, who forever changed popular music and culture." ---Kirkus

"A great, cautionary tale." ---George Byrne, Irish Independent

"Thorough and well researched." ---Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday

"Narrator Steven Crossley has all the poise and elegance of the most rarefied Shakespearean actor." ---AudioFile

"[Trynka] succeeds admirably." ---Booklist

Brian Jones

The Making of the Rolling Stones

Author Paul Trynka

Narrated by Steven Crossley

Publication date May 19, 2015

Running time 12 hrs 26 min

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