In Unrequited Infatuations, Stevie Van Zandt tells the story of his life-long love affair with music. From watching The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show to performing alongside Springsteen and Bon Jovi,Van Zandt charts his musical journey from small town New Jersey kid to rock star. Along the way, he opens up about the personal tragedies that have shaped him as an artist and a man – including his brother’s death in Vietnam and his father’s murder by the mob. With unflinching honesty and searing wit, Van Zandt offers a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the most legendary moments in music history. Unrequited Infatuations is an intimate and inspiring account of one man’s love affair with.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for music lovers or anyone who is interested in the behind-the-scenes of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
- Van Zandt is a gifted storyteller
- The book provides a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into music history
- Van Zandt is brutally honest and searingly witty
- It may be a bit too personal for some people
- It might be hard to follow if you’re not familiar with the music industry
- The title could lead people to believe it’s a romantic novel when it is actually a memoir
Learn more about the author
Stevie Van Zandt is a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and actor. Best known for his role as Silvio Dante on The Sopranos, he has also been a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band since the late 1970s.
“This book is a must read for any music lover. Stevie tells his story with true passion and I felt like I was right there with him, living every experience along side him.”
“A must read for any music fan.”
“It is a great honor to read the story of one of my personal music idols. I laughed, I cried and even felt like kicking some serious butt alongside Stevie in his fights against adversity – both inner and outer. This book is not only an entertaining insight into the life of a musician but also proof that dreams can come true.”
“A must-read for any music lover.”