Tony Wilson - You're Entitled to an Opinion but your Opinion is ****

Tony Wilson You re Entitled to an Opinion but your Opinion is Tony Wilson was the co founder of Factory Records and The Hacienda he kick started the careers of Joy Division Happy Mondays and New Order he put the Sex Pistols on television for the first time an

  • Title: Tony Wilson - You're Entitled to an Opinion but your Opinion is ****
  • Author: David Nolan
  • ISBN: 9781844548637
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Tony Wilson was the co founder of Factory Records and The Hacienda, he kick started the careers of Joy Division, Happy Mondays and New Order, he put the Sex Pistols on television for the first time and was the inspiration behind the film 24 Hour Party People From his unique childhood growing up with a gay father and a domineering mother to his tragically early death inTony Wilson was the co founder of Factory Records and The Hacienda, he kick started the careers of Joy Division, Happy Mondays and New Order, he put the Sex Pistols on television for the first time and was the inspiration behind the film 24 Hour Party People From his unique childhood growing up with a gay father and a domineering mother to his tragically early death in 2007 after battling the NHS for a drug that could prolong his life, David Nolan investigates the lives and times of the man they called Mr Manchester Drawing on nearly 50 interviews with musicians, DJs, writers, actors, family, and friends including Wilson s partner of 17 years Yvette Livesey, You re Entitled To An Opinion paints a picture of a unique, driven, and chaotic man whose inspiration and influence is still being felt today across the worlds of music and television.

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  • David Nolan

    David Nolan is a British award winning journalist who s authored biographies on subjects ranging from Simon Cowell to the Sex Pistols He s also written for newspapers, magazines, radio and television.Librarians note There is than one author in the database with this name.

  • 248 Comments

  • A very quick biography on one of the shakers and movers of the late 20th Century with respect to music. Tony Wilson had two public identities. One as a TV announcer in Manchester and the other as the head of Factory Records, which is probably one of the more important record labels that came out of the British post-punk world. Wilson's charm and strength is that he is someone from another world who had an interest in contemporary pop culture in his hometown Manchester. He wasn't a young music fa [...]


  • Chapter 12 (titled TWAT) begins with the quote "When the legend becomes fact, print the Legend". This pretty much sums up the heady story of Tony Wilson's life and career. A truly great man.


  • This is the book I'm "really" reading right now. So far, so good. I love you AHW. I need someone to write another book called "Tony Wilson Before and After Factory". Yes, that is what I need.



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