Download Audiobook From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars by Virginia Grohl in English

From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars


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Written by Virginia Grohl, the mom of Dave Grohl – former Nirvana drummer and present frontman for the Foo Fighters – From Cradle to Stage shares tales and unique images that includes moms of rock icons, the icons themselves, and their behind the music-style relationships.Whereas the Grohl household had all the time been musical – the household sang collectively on lengthy automobile journeys, harmonizing to Motown and David Bowie – Virginia by no means anticipated her son to turn out to be a musician, not to mention a rock star. However when she noticed him carry out in entrance of 1000’s of screaming followers for the primary time, she knew that rock stardom was meant to be for her son. And as Virginia watched her son’s star rise, she typically puzzled concerning the different moms who raised little kids who turned rock stars. Have been they as shocked as she was about their youngsters’s fame? Did they fear about their youngsters’s livelihood and well-being in an business fraught with medication and different risks? Did they encourage their youngsters’s passions regardless of the percentages in opposition to success, or try and dissuade them from their grandiose goals? Do they remind their children to pack a heat coat after they go on tour?Virginia determined to hunt out different rock star moms to ask these questions, and so started a two-year odyssey by which she interviewed such girls as Verna Griffin, Dr. Dre’s mom; Marianne Stipe, Michael Stipe of REM’s mom; Janis Winehouse, Amy Winehouse’s mom; Patsy Noah, Adam Levine’s mom; Donna Haim, mom of the Haim sisters; Hester Diamond, Mike D of The Beastie Boys’ mom.With unique household images and a foreword by Dave Grohl, From Cradle to Stage will enchantment to moms and rock followers in all places.