Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be married to a rock star? What was it like behind the scenes of one of rock’s most iconic bands? If so, you’ll need to check out the new book by Jo Wood, long time girlfriend and eventual wife of many years to Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood.
In her memoir, “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll: 30 Years Married to a Rolling Stone,” Jo tells her honest and captivating account of her life with a rock and roll superstar. From her early childhood and dreams of being a model like Twiggy, Jo shares her life’s adventures with her readers. From her failed first marriage and birth of her first son to meeting Ronnie and living the rock and roll lifestyle, Jo leaves no stone unturned. There are fascinating stories of touring with the Stones, drug and alcohol use, parties, and even a stint in a foreign jail. But alas, it’s not all sunshine and roses and Jo gives a brutally honest account of Ronnie’s addiction and the subsequent breakdown of their marriage.
Jo Wood is much more than just a rock and roll wife. “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll” shows the many faces of Jo Wood, mother, businesswoman, friend, and most of all a survivor as she overcomes the loss of Ronnie and charges forward into the next chapter of her life. The book is well written and a treat for both fans of the Stones and fans of rock and roll. We’ve all read the stories of the rock stars. Now it’s your chance to check things out from a different perspective.