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Wonderful Tonight An iconic figure of the 1960s and 70s, Pattie Boyd breaks a forty year silence in Wonderful Tonight, and tells the story of how she found herself bound to two of the most addictive, promiscuous musical geniuses of the twentieth century and became the most famous muse in the history of rock and roll She met the Beatles in 1964 when she was cast as a schoolgirl in A Hard Day s Night Ten days later a smitten George Harrison proposed For twenty year old Pattie Boyd, it was the beginning of an unimaginably rich and complex life as she was welcomed into the Beatles inner circle a circle that included Mick Jagger, Ron Wood, Jeff Beck, and a veritable who s who of rock musicians She describes the dynamics of the group, the friendships, the tensions, the musicmaking, and the weird and wonderful memories she has of Paul and Linda, Cynthia and John, Ringo and Maureen, and especially the years with her husband, George It was a sweet, turbulent life, but one that would take an unexpected turn, starting with a simple note that began dearest l I read it quickly and assumed that it was from some weirdo I did get fan mail from time to time I thought no about it until that evening when the phone rang It was Eric Clapton Did you get my letter And then the penny dropped Was that from you I said.It was the most passionate letter anyone had ever written me.For the first time Pattie Boyd, former wife of both George Harrison and Eric Clapton, a high profile model whose face epitomized the swinging London scene of the 1960s, a woman who inspired Harrison s song Something and Clapton s anthem Layla, has decided to write a book that is rich and raw, funny and heartbreaking and totally honest and open and breathtaking Here is the truth, here is what happened, here is the story you ve been waiting for From the Hardcover edition. Best Read Wonderful Tonight author Pattie Boyd For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. 3.5 StarsI typically only read and review romance and SMUT Duh But if I m reading any other genre, it s usually Biography, namely those related to sports and musicians Pattie Boyd, an English model, was the wife of two of the best musicians of all time George Harrison of the Beatles and Eric Clapton, a solo artist and also member of bands such as Cream, the Yardbirds, and Derek and the Dominoes I have always loved the Beatles how can you not and Eric Clapton as a musician, not necessari 3.5 StarsI typically only read and review romance and SMUT Duh But if I m reading any other genre, it s usually Biography, namely those related to sports and musicians Pattie Boyd, an English model, was the wife of two of the best musicians of all time George Harrison of the Beatles and Eric Clapton, a solo artist and also member of bands such as Cream, the Yardbirds, and Derek and the Dominoes I have always loved the Beatles how can you not and Eric Clapton as a musician, not necessarily as a human being, per say And I always find song inspirations to be fascinating Pattie was famously cited as being the inspiration for Clapton hits Layla which he wrote when he was actively trying to steal Boyd from Harrison, LOL and Wonderful Tonight, after he jacked her ass and they were m...

  2. Pattie Boyd is a mere footnote in rock n roll history Her association with George Harrison and Eric Clapton is what made her famousif you can even call her that One would think that someone who captured the attention and imagination of great artists such as Harrison and Clapton must be an extraordinary personality, but that just does not come across in this book I get the feeling that Pattie Boyd was just a pretty face who happened to be in the right place at the right timeon that train Pattie Boyd is a mere footnote in rock n roll history Her association with George Harrison and Eric Clapton is wh...

  3. She s the only woman to have two superstars write songs to her, and in her prime, her intoxicating beauty was that of a sexual siren driving men s souls to the rocks in pure passion Her new book Wonderful Today is a biography that seems to want to tell all, and indeed sheds light on this wonderful woman who came from an abused childhood to make it as one of the world s top models Ms Boyd begins in a chronological fashion with pictures of family and tales of Kenya with snakes, tigers, and s She s the only woman to have two superstars write songs to her, and in her prime, her intoxicating beauty was that of a sexual siren driving men s souls to the rocks in pure passion Her new book Wonderful Today is a biography that seems to want to tell all, and indeed sheds light on this wonderful woman who came from an abused childhood to make it as one of the world s top models Ms Boyd begins in a chronological fashion with pictures of family and tales of Kenya with snakes, tigers, and scary natives Quite the childhood, but then when her parents separate she is forced back to England with an abusive and cruel step father.The voice of the book is sweet and innocent, but the sixties flower children go through an innocence of their own and as the drugs they use to free their minds and give them empowerment for hope eventually drive them to pure misery as wel...

  4. OK, I should say that I m a bit of a nut about the Beatles, and George Harrison in particular Also a fan of Clapton So I expected that this book would be interesting, and when I had the chance to snap it up at a deep discount, I did so.Mostly, this book is the most superficial treatment imaginable of the people and times it descibes If ...

  5. Hmm Ok, here s the problem with this book and there are quite a few Patti Boyd isn t a particularly good writer Her stories are a bit scattered, and they don t have overarching themes to make them memorable She just sticks in small tidbits that she remembers in random places Part of this is due to the fact that these stories are 40 years old, so it doesn t have the immediacy of a journal or memoir Also Patti isn t that interesting on her own You d think the woman who was both a Mrs Ha Hmm Ok, here s the problem with this book and there are quite a few Patti Boyd isn t a particularly good writer Her stories are a bit scattered, and they don t have overarching themes to make them memorable She just sticks in small tidbits that she remembers in random places Part of this is due to the fact that these stories are 40 years old, so it doesn t have the immediacy of a journal or memoir Also Patti isn t that interesting on her own You d think the woman who was both a Mrs Harrison and a Mrs Clapton, inspired the songs Something which has become one of my favorite Beatles songs , Wonderful Tonight , and most famously Layla would be fascinating The LIFE she led was fascinating, the men she married were fascinating, but Patti Boyd the woman Meh And she overestimates the reader s interest in her own story Honey, I didn t get this book from the lib...

  6. Gee, I wouldn t have left George Harrison for Eric Clapton, even if he did win the guitar duel for me And, wow, Pattie Boyd had great shoes.Seriously, once I recovered from the realization that this wasn t a kiss n tell damn insert Slowhand jokes here , I have come to see Pattie s story as an interesting extension of a recent conversation with my own girlfriends you know who you are, shout out to the female half of the Six O Cups It began with gender roles in traditional male femal Gee, I wouldn t have left George Harrison for Eric Clapton, even if he did win the guitar duel for me And, wow, Pattie Boyd had great shoes.Seriously, once I recovered from the realization that this wasn t a kiss n tell damn insert Slowhand jokes here , I have come to see Pattie s story as an interesting extension of a recent conversation with my own girlfriends you know who you are, shout out to the female half of the Six O Cups It began with gender roles in traditional male female relationships, with the female fulfilling the Keeper of the Fun role, and when we know the men are wrong, clueless, and or depressingly real as opposed to Fantasy Prince , we punish them by witholding the fun in the relationship Then the point was made that women can become immersed in work, children, etc and the male coax her to come up for air to see a movie or go out t...

  7. That s Pattie with an e , weird considering for years her name was spelled Patti, but okay Wonderful Tonight is a cool book written by the only living OG Beatle Wife, so it s major In this book I learned the following gossipy tidbits 1 Brian Epstein was a surrogate father to The Beatles, so much so that George even asked Brian for permission to marry Pattie.2 George had several Hare Krishna couples living on the grounds of his home to do general maid and household work 3 George had a st That s Pattie with an e , weird considering for years her name was spelled Patti, but okay Wonderful Tonight is a cool book written by the only living OG Beatle Wife, so it s major In this book I learned the following gossipy tidbits 1 Brian Epstein was a surrogate father to The Beatles, so much so that George even asked Brian for permission to marry Pattie.2 George had several Hare Krishna couples living on the grounds of his home to do general maid and household work 3 George had a steady affair with Maureen Starkey, Ringo s wife It got so involved Pattie had to blow the whistle, so to speak, on their liaison and a brief ...

  8. An emotionless recounting of parties, people met, trips taken, and life events.I ll save you the trouble of slogging through the book 1 Patti didn t have a happy childhood.2 She became a model.3 She met and married George Harrison.4 He became addicted to meditation.5 She was wooed by Eric Clapton and left George.6 Eric was addicted to drugs and alcohol.7 Patti was unhappy about both husbands being unfaithful.8 Now she s single and OK.I almost forgot the most important disclosure 9 Yok An emotionless recounting of parties, people met, trips taken,...

  9. I just borrowed this book from my mom She passed down to me a love of both British bands and celebrity gossip This book is a perfect mix of those things Pattie Boyd was married to George Harrison during the Beatles heyday, and later left him for Eric Clapton Strangely, they all remained friends She was the muse for some of their greatest songs She was a sassy British model and some of the pictures of her in Swinging 60 s fashions are really fab Candid shots of all the rock stars are pret I just borrowed this book from my mom She passed down to me a love of both British bands and celebrity gossip This book is a perfect mix of those things Pattie Boyd was married to George Harrison during the Beatles heyday, a...

  10. It s difficult to rate a biography like this, simply because Pattie Boyd isn t a writer, and though she had help, it sabout her stories and not simply the whole, but the components of the whole She s had an interesting lifeand, after spending myformative years longing and wishing to have been married to a Beatle, I was relieved, after reading this book, that I wasn t.I had some trouble with Pattie She s not a terribly reliable narrator, but no autobiography should ever be taken It s difficult to rate a biography like this, simply because Pattie Boyd isn t a writer, and though she had help, it sabout her storie...