Book Reviews

Books reviewed by Goldmine

Book reviews – Murder Ballads, Piracy, Rare Bowie and Rip-offs

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David Bowie – Rare Records Price Guide Volume One (Singles 1964-2016) by Tamsin Darke Createspace ISBN 978-1523856268 https://tamsindarkebowiepriceguide.wordpress.com Goldmine’s latest price guide gives David Bowie a couple of pages.  Record Collector’s smaller format surrenders a couple more.  Tamsin Darke’s prosaically …

Book Review – George Harrison: Soul Man by John Blaney

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George Harrison – Soul Man by John Blaney Mega Dodo/Paper Jukebox ISBN 978-0-9544528-7-2 (book) They always called him the quiet one, but of course, he wasn’t.  Not really.  Quiet ones don’t write songs like “Taxman,” “Piggies” and “Bangla-Desh.”  Quiet ones …

Kevin Godley – Spacecake. A review.

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Kevin Godley Spacecake (Hand Held Company Ltd) Once upon a time, there was a band called 10cc. “Rubber Bullets,” that was them.  “I’m Not In Love” and “The Dean and I.”  “Old Wild Men” and “Sand in my Face,” “One …

The Zombies at Woodstock. Seriously…

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The best histories are the ones you’ve never heard of.  The even better ones are the ones that you never even dreamed about.  There’s an entire vein of fiction out there, poised somewhere between sci-fi, fantasy and fact, where the …