The Storyteller : Tales of Life and Music – Dave Grohl Hardback




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So, I’ve written a book. Having entertained the idea for years, and even offered a few questionable opportunities (‘It’s a piece of cake! Just do four hours of interviews, find someone else to write it, put your face on the cover, and voila!’), I have decided to write these stories just as I have always done, in my own hand. The joy that I have felt from chronicling these tales is not unlike listening back to a song that I’ve recorded and can’t wait to share with the world, or reading a primitive journal entry from a stained notebook, or even hearing my voice bounce between the Kiss posters on my wall as a child.

This certainly doesn’t mean that I’m quitting my day job, but it does give me a place to shed a little light on what it’s like to be a kid from Springfield, Virginia, walking through life while living out the crazy dreams I had as young musician. From hitting the road with Scream at 18 years old, to my time in Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, jamming with Iggy Pop or playing at the Academy Awards or dancing with AC/DC and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, drumming for Tom Petty or meeting Sir Paul McCartney at Royal Albert Hall, bedtime stories with Joan Jett or a chance meeting with Little Richard, to flying halfway around the world for one epic night with my daughters…the list goes on. I look forward to focusing the lens through which I see these memories a little sharper for you with much excitement.

Limited number of Exclusive Indie Bookshop Dave Grohl prints available – one random colour print with each order.

£1 from the sale of every book is being donated to a Local Children’s Music for all scheme.

Prize Draw now Closed. *Terms and conditions : Competition draw is UK Only. Prize will be delivered to postal Address, or address given at the time of purchase in store. Draw entries close at 10pm Saturday 30th October 2021 GMT. Winner will be contacted by 3rd November 2021 to arrange delivery/collection. If winner cannot be contacted, the prize will be offered to a second, alternative prize draw winner. Prize will be sent recorded delivery, and we will not accept responsibility for any damage or loss of the prize. You must also ensure that the prize can be taken in and signed for. One prize draw entry per purchase of the Dave Grohl Book, the Storyteller and the book itself must be purchased from The Snug Bookshop and Cafe, Bridgwater, UK – either in store or Online via the website.


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