This book recalls insights of days & nights spent with Cliff & the Shadows between 1959 & 1961. Largely regarded as THE spokesman for the British Rock & Roll generation, Royston Ellis now re-evaluates how Cliff & the Shadows represented the hopes, aspirations & values of British teens at the dawn of the swinging 60s, when things would change forever. This book offers a timeless snapshot of an era that only lasted a few years. Visit to find out more!
The focus of this book is on David Bowie’s live recordings from 1958 up to 1987. Bowie-expert Wim Hendrikse wrote detailed descriptions of all of them, complete with set lists, official releases, bootlegs and thousands of other unauthorised recordings. This is an indispensable reference book for collectors. Visit to find out more!
This book draws together a mass of Holly facts and info from a variety of published sources, as well as the author's own original research, and presents them in an easy-to-use encyclopaedic format. Now in its third edition, it has proved to be a popular and valuable reference work on this seminal rock'n'roller. This is a book that every Holly fan will want to keep at his fingertips. A book about a musical genius who will never be forgotten. Visit to find out more!
This book is a shining tribute to the inspiration that music teachers can bring into the lives of their students Sounds and Souls; gives teachers useful insights to: Motivate, retain & inspire students; Understand learning styles and personalities; Make technique palatable & create a sense of rhythm; Prepare students for examinations and recitals; Help students handle criticism; Handle stress and deadlines with 'Me' time. Visit to find out more!
This fascinating document provides a unique, first-hand insight into the popularity and relevance of jazz, skiffle and rock'n'roll at a time when Cliff Richard & The Shadows were at the cutting edge of pop, and the social attitudes of the time. Visit to find out more!
In 1974, at the age of seventeen, author Glenn Berger served as "Schlepper" and apprentice to the legendary recording engineer Phil Ramone at New York City's A&R Studios. Not only is Never Say No to A Rock Star a fascinating, hilarious and poignant behind-the-scenes look of this musical Mecca, but it also provides a telling and honest examination of the nature of fame and success and the corollaries between creativity, madness and self-destruction. Visit to find out more!
Featuring a detailed track-by-track analysis of the songs and extensive interviews with key personalities, Wouldn't It Be Nice reveals the influences--musical, personal, and professional--that together created this groundbreaking album. Now revised to include new information and recent developments, this is the definitive book on one of the greatest albums ever made. Visit to Find Out More!
The Seekers came, sang and conquered in the Sixties, yet the footprint they left on the international music map is as indelible today as it was half a century ago. If you have a favourite Seekers musical memory, it's in this book. If you want to know who played what; or how they got that ‘sound'; or who Pierrot and Columbine were this is the book for you. Visit to find out more!
This account details the band's meteoric rise in 2012, as both Up All Night and Take Me Home debuted at No. 1 and One Direction sold out arenas from New York to New Zealand. Readers discover Air Force One Direction, the private plane the band takes from concert to concert, and the famous venues. In addition, the book goes behind the scenes of 1D in 3D with director Morgan Spurlock and gives a glimpse of the diverse selection of One Direction merchandise in stores. Visit to find out more!
The biography by Herwig Gradischnig is based on an album of newspaper cuttings personally compiled by Benton. These contain his views on a wide variety of topics, as well as reviews of his work. Personal interviews conducted in the USA with members of Brook's family have also been included. A significant portion of the text is dedicated to detailed discussion of his recordings and analysis of his distinctive vocal style. Visit to find out more!