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By Nick Wise
By Kieron Tyler
The Sex Pistols, The Damned and The Clash were the originators of British punk rock. In 1976, they were a three-pronged attack on the self-satisfied rock elite and the inspiration to a new generation of music fans: the fans that would define the future.
Kraftwerk: I Was a Robot is the full insider's story of this legendary act, as told by the band's original drummer. From their early days in Dusseldorf to the band's implosion in the 80s and beyond, Wolfgang Flur's book is the definitive document of the Man Machine, a synth-driven quartet...
Lennon on Lennon is an authoritative, anthology of some of Lennon's most illuminating interviews, spanning the years 1964 to 1980. The majority have not been previously available in print, and several of the most important have not been widely available in any format.
By Ian Snowball
Rick Bucklers autobiography is the first from a member of The Jam. He provides a year by year account of The Jam's progress whilst describing what it was like being a part of the music industry during the 70's and 80's. A must read for any Jam fan.
By Jim McCarthy
A graphic novel telling of the life of Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group The Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide.
By Nick Soulsby
As one of Sonic Youth's founder members Thurston Moore has been acknowledged as a crucial forefather of the alternative rock scene of the past 30 years. This is the first-ever survey of this work, compiled with the full cooperation of Moore himself.
By Dick Porter
Drawing upon extensive new first hand interview material from Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and many other significant players in the band's long history, a huge archive of personal materials and unpublished interviews, Blondie: Parallel Lives is the definitive eye-witness account of the group's long and often tumultuous existence.
By Jeff Evans
The first comprehensive history of rock and pop on British television, from the early days of Oh Boy and Ready Steady Go!, through the institution that was Top Of The Pops, global events like Live Aid right up to date with Jools Holland's Later.