Inside Looking Out - More Rock'n'Roll Stories From The British Music Business Inside Looking Out - More Rock'n'Roll Stories From The British Music Business : MARK RYE : Book
The last ten years have been spent interviewing all sorts of players involved in the British music business. If you have interest in the real first-hand stories behind the music we have spent years listening to, then this is the book for you. It contains many of the backroom people talking candidly about their work as well as musicians reflecting on their careers and occasional mistakes as well as their many successes. has evolved into a social history project of this British phenomenon starting from Skiffle all the way though Rock'n'Roll, R'n'B, Folk, Pop and Rock with all sorts of musical detours on the way. Following on from the well received 'Over, Under, Sideways, Down' this second volume of stories and anecdotes casts further light on the likes of Queen, Kate Bush, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Deep Purple, Hawkwind, Dire Straits and Cat Stevens whilst also telling tales about huge industry characters like Bryan Morrison, Jonathan King and the self styled godfather Don Arden. You can learn what Morrissey did that helped break Five Star, how Chris Blackwell founded Island Records or how Gary Numan established the label that Adele has prospered with. How the 'Bohemian Rhapsody' video broke new ground or maybe even learn something new about legendary producer Joe Meek. This book collects together stories from the great and good of the British music explosion many of whom have sadly now gone to the great gig in the sky ­ but their best stories live on in these pages.
Part Code:  RHBK03
Artist:  MARK RYE
Label:  RockHistory
Format:  Book

Over Under Sideways Down Over Under Sideways Down : MARK RYE : BOOK
For the past ten years RockHistory curator Mark Rye has been filming and recording the life stories of the participants in the spectacular rise and the subsequent decline of the British music scene, from Skiffle, The Beatles, Beat groups, Rock groups and Singer Songwriters, marking the social history of a cultural explosion that changed Britain forever.
Part Code:  RHBK01
Artist:  MARK RYE
Label:  RockHistory
Format:  BOOK

Over Under Sideways Down details

Shake It Up Baby! Shake It Up Baby! : NORMAN JOPLING : BOOK
From Phil Spector to Jimi Hendrix, from Little Richard to Marc Bolan, from the Beatles to Fleetwood Mac, Norman Jopling interviewed and wrote about hundreds of musical movers & shakers from 1961-1972 in music publications including Record Mirror, NME, Cream, Let It Rock and Billboard. He pioneered in print the UK rhythm & blues boom, was the first music writer to rave about the Rolling Stones, and his regular columns 'Fallen Idols' and 'The Great Unknowns' were pasted into scrapbooks throughout Britain.
Part Code:  RHBK02
Label:  RockHistory
Format:  BOOK

Shake It Up Baby! details

Magpie Direct Music, PO Box 20, Lewes, , Sussex, BN8 5ZY, United Kingdom
Tel: 0844 888 78 45 Fax: 01273 815 966

Privacy Policy