• Dana Gillespie: Weren't Born A Man


Buy this book Direct from Hawksmoor, and we will include a photocard (with 8 amazing images - including unseen photos - of Dana across her life), autographed by Dana, for free.

Dana Gillespie, the award-winning first lady of the Blues has enjoyed an incredible life and career. Now, she has chronicled her exploits, and as anyone who knows Dana would expect, it is intelligent, insightful, outrageous, and funny. Detailing high points, low points and everything in-between, the book covers, amongst many other things, liaisons with David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Keith Moon, and the cream of 1960's rock royalty; Recording with Jimmy Page and Elton John; Performing as Mary Magdalene in the original London production of Jesus Christ Superstar, and as the Acid Queen in Tommy; Acting in films directed by Nicholas Roeg, Ken Russell and Mai Zetterling; Performing Shakespeare with Sir John Gielgud and Arthur Lowe; Topping the pop charts across Europe; Performing to an audience of one million people in India; And... oh yes... Being British junior waterski champion for 4 years!



Dana is fearless. She treads all over PC preciousness with some of the most funny and scandalous anecdotes I’ve heard of; a life outrageously lived. And if that wasn’t enough she sings the blues with a sauciness that’s chilli hot and ripe with erotic innuendo that can only come from a lady of full experience. A treasure, a legend, the Queen of cleavage and the last Empress of Bohemia.
— Marc Almond


From David Bowie to Alf Garnett…They say that variety is the spice of life, and Dana’s life has seen more spice than most. What a life! What a woman! What a book!
— Julian Clary


About the author:

Dana Gillespie

Multi-Award winning Blues Diva ‘Dana Gillespie' has been touring the world as the true ambassador of the risqué blues. With over 60 albums to her credit, a self-styled Music Festival in Mustique, support to Bob Dylan, hit shows in London's West End, at the Edinburgh Festival, and many other Festivals throughout Europe, the Middle East, India, and beyond, Dana is truly an International Blues legend. Dana has two shows currently in her Blues repertoire, An Audience with Dana Gillespie and Dana Gillespie & The London Blues Band.

web: https://www.dana-gillespie.com
wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dana_Gillespie



Bibliographic data:

  • ISBN: 9781838099053
  • Author: Dana Gillespie, David Shasha
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: Hawksmoor Publishing
  • Release date: mid-November 2020

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Orders will normally dispatch within 1 business day subject to the book being released.

Delivery Charges
UK - Free UK delivery
European - £7.50 per book
Rest Of World - £9.75 per book

Please note orders of more than one book will also incur an additional £5 delivery charge per book. In cases of pre-orders where you also ordered another item you will be charged two sets of delivery costs. If you require 10 books or more please contact us for a quote.

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