Fairport by Fairport by Nigel Schofield (published by Rocket 88, an imprint of Essential Works Limited) Of all the tasks that can be considered thankless, writing an authorized biography of a band that has been around for almost fifty years, …
This volume includes folks who weren’t rockers, but were blues, reggae and jazz artists, as well as nonperformers and those who never got close to stardom.
Having previously done a biography of his favorite Beatle, John Lennon, Philip Norman now turns his biographical eye to the head Rolling Stone, Mick Jagger.
Journey’s colorful history provides strong material as author Neil Daniels recounts the good, the bad and the ugly.
This book is similar in style and design to Leigh’s “The Beatles In Hamburg,” like a scrapbook filled with anecdotes and photos about The Beatles’ early years.
At first glance, there wouldn’t seem to be a lot of connections between The Beatles and the seaside town of Bournemouth. But Nick Churchill has unearthed some.
I must confess that I’m rarely drawn to works of fiction. I honestly didn’t know what to expect when I opened this tome, set squarely in the ’50s and ’60s.
Considering the key period it was in their career, it’s surprising there aren’t more books about The Beatles’ time in Germany. Spencer Leigh remedies this.
Anyone who wants a complete record of the events that took place June 16-18, 1967, at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in California will want to pick up this book.
The volumes of colorfully decorated envelopes and letters that flooded the Grateful Dead Ticket Service reflect the tie-dye-hard devotion that the band’s fans always embodied.