STEVE PEREGRIN TOOK BIOGRAPHY OUT NOW
A Trip Through Ladbroke Grove
The Life and Times of Underground Hero Steve Peregrin Took by Fee Warner


Fabulous 382-page Limited Edition Numbered Colour Hardback fully printed in Colour on 150g Gloss Art Paper with satin ribbon bookmark. Steve Peregrin Took is currently most famous, (Or should that be infamous?) for being a 50/50 founding partner with Marc Bolan of Tyrannosaurus Rex. For half a century he has been written off as a drugged up loser who had his chance with Marc Bolan and missed it. This stereotyping has been further entrenched by the memories of the Notting Hill leather trouser mafia as one of his friends described them. Their excesses matched, if not exceeded those of Steve Took. These friends did him no favours, frequently gaining amusement by egging him on to be a clown.
Away from these influences his real friends feel that his lack of achievement was not due to an absence of talent. Steve was a fine singer songwriter whose ability to break from singing to become a satirical, topical comedian, was second-to-none. This biography reveals for the first time a deluge of new information about Steve Took's childhood, the path to Marc Bolan and the formation of Tyrannosaurus Rex. The real facts about Steve's sacking are revealed along with information on how Steve and Marc's lives remained connected and converged in the 1970's at a time when Bolan had discovered what it was like to be humiliated by the UK press and again in 1977.
Steve Took's closest genuine friends and family have allowed the author unprecedented access to documents, and eye witness testimony never before revealed. There are also previously unpublished photographs, illustrations and other associated paperwork. This is Steve Took's first biography, and has been written to attempt to set the record straight, without vilifying Marc Bolan as a person. This book does contain such extensive new information regarding Marc Bolan that it renders all previous Marc Bolan/T.Rex biographies. Whatever your interest in the man described as too fragile for the music industry, strange and unique and a talented singer-songwriter, this is a Must Have Book.

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Steve Took's life was interwoven with the Underground counter-culture of the area around Ladbroke Grove. He knew a wealth of musicians and influenced more people than you might imagine. This book is of interest to fans of Tyrannosaurus Rex and underground Musicians including, but not exclusive to, a number of Hawkwind members including Nik Turner and Lemmy, plus Twink, The Pink Fairies, Syd Barrett and many more. As well as featuring the Story of Steve Took's Life there are a number of previously unseen and unpublished photos including live photographs of Tyrannosaurus Rex (with Marc Bolan), plus professional photographs taken by the late Keith Morris during the period 1972 to 1974 and previously unseen photographs taken by friends and family. Gig flyers and reviews, some not previously seen, are also included. Whatever your interest in the man described as too fragile for the music industry, strange and unique and a talented singer-songwriter, this is a Must Have Book.



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