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Ronnie James Dio (1942–2010)

Teoksen Rainbow in the Dark: The Autobiography tekijä

22 teosta 269 jäsentä 7 arvostelua

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Image credit: Ronnie James Dio in 2009. photo by Adam Bielawski

Tekijän teokset

Rainbow in the Dark: The Autobiography (2023) 43 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Heaven And Hell [1980 album] (1980) 36 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Holy Diver [1983 album] (1983) — Songwriter / Singer — 34 kappaletta
Mob Rules [1981 album] (1981) — Songwriter / Singer — 24 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow [1975 album] (1975) — Songwriter / Singer — 21 kappaletta
Long Live Rock 'n' Roll [1978 album] (1978) — Songwriter / Singer — 20 kappaletta
The Last In Line [1984 album] (1984) — Songwriter / Singer — 20 kappaletta
On Stage [1977 album] (1977) — Songwriter / Singer — 16 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Sacred Heart [1985 album] (1985) — Songwriter / Singer — 13 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Dream Evil (2008) 9 kappaletta
Magica 6 kappaletta
Killing the Dragon 5 kappaletta
Angry Machines 3 kappaletta
Master of the Moon 3 kappaletta
Strange Highways 3 kappaletta
Neon Knights [1980 single] (1980) — Songwriter / Singer — 2 kappaletta
Hungry for Heaven [1985 single] (1985) — Songwriter / Singer — 1 kappale
We Rock [1984 single] (1984) — Songwriter / Singer — 1 kappale
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow / Rising (2014) — vocals — 1 kappale
Stars (12" single) — Säveltäjä — 1 kappale

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Virallinen nimi
Padavona, Ronald James
Dan Padanova (son)



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Man on the Silver Mountain
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metal2142 | Jun 25, 2024 |
"Rainbow in the Dark" ranks among the best autobiographies and biographies by/of a musician/singer that I’ve read to date.

I’ve been a huge fan of Ronnie James Dio for most of my life, so I found this to be a fascinating read, particularly the pre-fame years, which I previously knew little about.

The musical journey is of course the main theme, but the book is also filled with anecdotes, adventures, and misadventures that occurred off stage.

The narrative is gripping throughout, with gaps in the story filled in by Ronnie’s widow and manager Wendy, who also at times adds her own perspective to a situation that she was involved in.

The story ends in 1986, which is apparently where Ronnie stated years ago he would want to end an autobiography should he come to write one, as he considered performing at Madison Square Gardens with his band Dio that year as the crowning success of his ambitions. He’d played there before with Black Sabbath, but to do so with his own band was much more meaningful to him.

Don't think you’re being short changed because the book ends a quarter of a century before Ronnie’s death. This is an absorbing read for all RJD fans, while the casual fan is sure to find it highly entertaining.
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PhilSyphe | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 13, 2022 |
I'd give this 3.5 stars. I had no idea Ronnie was around, paying dues, long before Rainbow. It was neat to learn about the long road he had to the top. The book stops around 1986, right after the Sacred Heart tour, but given the givens and the fact that there won't be a part two, it's a solid ending.
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mindatlarge | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 28, 2022 |
What a great book! I love Ronnie James Dio, but honestly knew nothing of his life. This book told so much, including embarrassing moments and exciting times. So many stories that were fun to hear. I could picture the events, too. As I listened, I realized that without all of these rough times and exhausting times, we would not have the legend that is Ronnie James Dio. I loved this book and highly recommend it, especially if you love him and miss him, too.
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BonnieKernene | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 26, 2021 |

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