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The Weekend Australian - Review - - Music Reviews - Iain Shed­den

It was heart­en­ing to dis­cover this week, un­der a pile of new or re­vamped rock bi­ogra­phies and au­to­bi­ogra­phies that had names such as Blondie, Ste­vie Nicks and Jeff Buck­ley on their cov­ers, a cu­ri­ous tome called From Cra­dle to Stage by a woman called Vir­ginia Han­lon Grohl. That last name should shed some light on what lies within the book’s 224 pages, or at least that it was writ­ten by Foo Fighter ex­traor­di­naire Dave Grohl’s mother, Han­lon Grohl, who after retiring from a 30-year teach­ing ca­reer de­cided to travel the world with her son and Foo Fight­ers. On one such jour­ney she got to won­der­ing what other

Mum and au­thor Vir­ginia Han­lon Grohl

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