Genesis Publications iBook version of “Into Tomorrow,” a rich tome covering Paul Weller’s solo years, is a nice alternative to the limited-edition, leather-bound print of the book.
Two reprints of books that originally came out in 1995 (“That’s All Right, Mama”) and 1984 (“Stark Raving Elvis”) give a cheeky twist to Elvis Presley’s history.
A 5-star review of Andy Powell’s book, “Eyes Wide Open: True Tales of a Wishbone Ash Warrior”
Reviews of albums, DVDs and books from the January 2016 issue of Goldmine.
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 …
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 …
Mary Finnigan Psychedelic Suburbia: David Bowie and the Beckenham Arts Lab (Jorvik Press, ISBN 978-0-986-37702-0) Amid the squidillion words written, re-written, repeated and recycled in the aftermath of David Bowie’s death, it’s astonishing that the majority of them were indeed …
The new Sam Phillips biography “The Man Who Invented Rock ‘N’ Roll,” and its compilation on Yep Rock Records, both get a 5-star rating.
Even as it stands, sprawled out across 670 pages, the artist formerly known as the angry-one-with-glasses has delivered a beast to be proud of.
New book is a must-read for anyone who loves the punk, New Wave and Mod music that came out of the UK in the late 1970s and early 1980s.