In ALL THE RAGE keyboard genius Ian ‘Mac’ McLagan has turned his own rock ‘n’ roll odyssey into one of the best music books in years.” JAMES O’ BRIAN. All the Rage has ratings and 22 reviews. Jim said: What a kick-ass book! Mac takes you on a ride through time, talking about all of the bands and peo. “All The Rage”, a too-often forgotten memoir by the great keyboard player Ian McLagan of the Small Faces.

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I have always thought he must have been mcpagan interviewers dream as he was so eloquent, open and chatty. As well as the stones and the who and many more.

All the Rage

Do read it for his voice, his laugh between the sentences. To ask other readers questions about All the Rageplease sign up.

One of the saddest things was that he married Kim Moon ex of the infamous Keithand his love for her shines through the later part of the book. Aug 23, Pj Anderer rated it it was amazing Shelves: I live in Austin where Mac spent the last part of his life and you’d see him out and about.

Jun 21, Paul rated it liked it. Written with heart, written with love for the life he lived and his mates. It’s lively and interesting throughout.

I read this book immediately after reading Levon Helm’s “This Wheel’s on Fire”, and it amazing how similar the tone and humor are in these two books- especially consider one is from Rate, Arkansas and the other from Middlesex, England. I literally finished the book and decided I wanted to be a keyboard player for the Faces when I thr up. Was so lucky to take my 9-year-old to see him Don’t read these pages just for the stories, the people he’s known.


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All the Rage by Ian McLagan

Do read the book. Sandy Daltrey rated it it was amazing Apr 08, I wonder if his estate is worth millions now and if it is getting the royalties due. In the telling, it reveals that no one, through thick and thin, might of had more fun than Ian McLagan. He has great stories and paints a colorful picture of his time with the Small Faces, Faces and the Stones. Ian has a way with words Brought back some hazy crazy memories. He then goes to the breakup of the Faces and stories of all the bands he later works with.

Dec 13, minnie rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Not so with this one.

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None are particularly deep, but they can get repetitive and boring. Refresh and try again. Apr 11, Julie rated it really liked it. Did finish in January ! All the Rage by Ian McLagan.

Mac takes you on a ride through time, talking about all of the bands and people he mdlagan played with over the years! Apr 02, Allan Phillips rated it it was amazing Shelves: As a big fan of the Small Faces, I was saddened at the death of Mac and felt I should pay homage by reading this book. All the Rage isn’t much more than a series of anecdotes, but McLagan vividly captures what it was like to be in a pop ghe in Sixties England and in a rock band in the Seventies, with the generous sense of humor and acceptance of human weakness that one would expect from a member of the Small Faces and Faces.


Totally inhaled this book in a matter of days. Fun read, lots of inside uan about some of rock’s biggest names. Life seemed to be one big party of drugs, drink and sex, when the Faces were around. Gordon rated it it was amazing Mclgan 14, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Literally laugh out loud funny moments, and great stories behind the Faces, Stones, etc. Open Preview See a Problem?

The Faces and The Rolling Stones really liked cocaine. I wasn’t aware that this book existed until Mac passed away last year. One of the best rock biographies I’ve ever read. Jan 22, Chris Cook rated it it was ok. Good in parts, but I have to say that I did get bored with the endless accounts of drinks and drugs.

He always seemed in good humor and people spoke very kindly of him at a remembrance at SXSW in