The 1970s heartthrob who remains just as popular as ever finally reveals all in this 'emotionally raw and startlingly candid autobiography' By the time Donny Osmond's first solo single, 'Puppy Love', hit Number One in the summer of 1972, the 14-year-old was already a veteran of TV and Las Vegas. Part of the hitmaking family The Osmonds, and famed for his duets with sister Marie, with whom he went on to make the hugely popular series The Donny a Marie Show, Donny Osmond was THE teen pin-up of the 1970s. But after punk, the clean-cut approach wasn't so popular, and record companies felt that there would be no interest in the grown man. In this revealingly honest memoir, Donny Osmond reveals how he kept faith, how he battled against a debilitating social phobia and made a hugely successful comeback, not just as a recording artist, but also as a star of stage in a record-breaking musical. He continues to tour regularly and remains hugely popular to his fans around the world. This book shows how he kept on going, and will be an inspirational read to all.What I didna#39;t learn until right after Marie and I began working on our current show aover twenty years after the factais that Marie felt that everyone working on the show was comparing ... If you saw the original Donny and Marie Show, you saw some of the magic tricks wea#39;d been incorporating into our act. ... She did the whole number, which was not only uncomfortable for her, but boring for the audience.
|Title||:||Life Is Just What You Make It|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-07-26|