Andy Summers is seen in a new video reading a story from his upcoming book, Fretted and Moaning. In the tale, titled “Hotel,” he recounts the experience of a “shagged out” musician who’s played “too many shows” on a tour and has another one to deliver, even though it was supposed to be a day off.
Andy Summers’ short story collection Fretted and Moaning will be published soon, and the former Police guitarist is offering fans a chance to have their name appear in the book. In the video below, Summers explains that those who preorder at AndySummersBook.com by May 24 will be named in the...
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Andy Summers, best known as guitarist for the Police, will release “Fretted and Moaning: Short Stories,” a collection of 45 pieces of short fiction. According to the announcement, Summers “has written short stories ever since the halcyon days of the Police, and for the first time 45 are collected together in a hardback book, available in three editions.” The book is scheduled to publish on August 19.
True or false: guitarist Andy Summers of the Police was once considered for a position with the Rolling Stones. True. In 1974, Andy was a pretty well-respected session player. He also had experience playing with acts like the Animals, David Essex and Neil Sedaka. When Mick Taylor decided to leave the Stones at the end of that year, Andy’s name kept coming up as a possible replacement.
Tift County, GATifton Gazette
TIFTON — Tift County track and field teams will be out for the annual Andy Summers Invitational Saturday, which will be held at the local high school track. The meet will start at approximately 9:30 a.m. Admission is $5. This should be a full meet, based on the teams that...
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Andy Summers is releasing a book of short stories, all of which “feature the guitar in a rather interesting way”
Police electric guitar great Andy Summers has announced a new book of short stories, the cheekily titled Fretted and Moaning. The collection of short stories – 45 in all –will be published by Rocket 88 books later this year. You can check out a trailer for Fretted and Moaning above.