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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Bolton. January 18, Retrieved September 19, Retrieved 19 September The Rolling Stone Album Guide. Australian Chart Book — illustrated ed. St Ives, N. Music Canada. Retrieved 16 July Recording Industry Association of America.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. After four decades in the music industry, Michael Bolton has become one the most successful musicians of our time. His story will go long and dive deep, not only into his self-proclaimed "vagabond vampire" li After four decades in the music industry, Michael Bolton has become one the most successful musicians of our time.
His story will go long and dive deep, not only into his self-proclaimed "vagabond vampire" life, but also into the belly of the beast that is the music industry, with its joys, follies, and torments. From a 14 year old kid performing in dive bars in his hometown of New Haven, CT, to struggling to provide for his wife and kids, to finally breaking through with the Soul Provider album, and going on to sell more than 53 million albums and singles worldwide, Bolton has fought for and earned a life most just dream of.
Get A Copy. Hardcoverpages. Published January 29th by Center Street first published November 1st More Details Other Editions 2. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Soul of It Allplease sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Dec 31, Betsy Hover rated it it was amazing Shelves: own-read-already.
I was delighted to receive this book as Goodreads giveaway! This was one of the best Autobiography that I have read. I was amazed at how many songs that I know, he has either written for other artist or was the co-writer. I enjoyed his pictures that steps thru time of family and his career.
I confess, I've never considered myself a Michael Bolton fan. I found the whole "Fabio" look he sported for so many years a turn off, although I thought he sang well. What triggered my listening to his autobiography was that the Kindle version was on promotion and it prompted me to listen to a sample of the audio version. Bolton grew up in an upwardly mobile middle class home in New Haven, CT and left home as a teenager I confess, I've never considered myself a Michael Bolton fan.
Bolton grew up in an upwardly mobile middle class home in New Haven, CT and left home as a teenager to seek out opportunities in the world of music. Since neither he nor his musician friends were affluent, this meant living in their van or other "creative" living situations to scrape by between gigs. After his solo career began to take off, he stopped singing jingles fearing he'd dilute his brand as a performer.
As he became more and more successful, he met and befriend famous folks like Bill and Hillary Clinton, Alice Cooper, and numerous other celebrities. While some reviewers felt he was "name dropping," I thought his reaction was that of awe He founded a charitable organization serving women and children at risk for poverty and abuse the Michael Bolton Charities as a channel to give back to his home state of Connecticut and nationally. The last quote I expected to hear in his biography?
Gandhi's "Poverty is the worst form of violence. I started listening to this autography Thats What Love Is Al About - Michael Bolton - Soul And Passion (VHS) on hearing Bolton describe in the audiobook sample his delight in performing as Captain Jack Sparrow in a Saturday Night Live parody video. I continued to listen to the end inspired by Bolton's work ethic and as he puts it "kindness, compassion, and awe, Thats What Love Is Al About - Michael Bolton - Soul And Passion (VHS).
I'm glad I took the time to hear Michael Bolton tell the story of his life. Apr 16, C. Corbin rated it really liked it.
I enjoyed the listen Perseverance is his middle name. While most entertainers would have quit many times over, Michael kept moving forward. Michael is incredibly motivational, so if he gets tired of singing I don't feel like he really revealed Thats What Love Is Al About - Michael Bolton - Soul And Passion (VHS) soul", most of the book was a chronological telling of his life. He did dig a little deeper when he was relating his love for his daughters and the charity he sponsors Maybe in the next book.
If you're a Michael fan I amyou'll enjoy this book just because it's Michael. Jul 20, Taylor Makela rated it it was amazing. Michael Bolton has the tenacious American spirit that I wish more of my fellow country men exhibited.
His values and experiences range from heart breaking to uplifting. The man is a living legend of raw sexuality and spiritualism. My one wish is that he produced an audio version, so I could hear his soulful, hit producing voice recount the lessons this man has l If I had to sum up my thoughts on Michael Bolton in one sentence, I would say, "He has really lived. My one wish is that he produced an audio version, so I could hear his Thats What Love Is Al About - Michael Bolton - Soul And Passion (VHS), hit producing voice recount the lessons this man has learned.
I especially enjoyed his discussion of crypt-zoology, particularly his fascination with Sasquatch and the Lake Champlain monster, Champ. Nov 20, Sylvia Doughty rated it it was amazing. A wonderful memoir containing everything a good book should for, apart from being beautifully written and well laid out,there is honesty, pathos AND just the right amount of humour to keep you enthralled right up to the last page.
Even if not a Michael Bolton fan, if you know of him, I certainly would advise reading this memoir for, it not only is the story of his life but a strong message is contained in it and it is one of never giving up, always believing in your dreams for they and the hope A wonderful memoir containing everything a good book should for, apart from being beautifully written and well laid out,there is honesty, pathos AND just the right amount of humour to keep you enthralled right up to the last page.
Even if not a Michael Bolton fan, if you know of him, I certainly would advise reading this memoir for, it not only is the story of his life but Thats What Love Is Al About - Michael Bolton - Soul And Passion (VHS) strong message is contained in it and it is one of never giving up, always believing in your dreams for they and the hope they contain, is what carries us through life.
May 28, Carol rated it it was amazing. I really enjoyed this candid view of a great performer's life. He took responsibility for his mistakes and gave credit to those who helped him succeed. It gave me more insight into the origin of his songs, which add to my appreciation when listening to them. View 1 comment. Jun 26, Sue rated it it was amazing. I couldn't put this book down, I loved every page but then I didn't doubt I wouldn't as I have been a Michael Boltin fan for years!
Quddos to you Michael as one of the worlds finest singer-songwriters of our time! I'm an equal opportunty reader of celebrity bios. Jun 23, Bodea rated it really liked it.
The Michael Bolton fan in me really enjoyed it! Reveiw to come. Aug 28, Megan rated it really liked it Shelves: biography-memoir.
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