I Was There Series

 

 

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The Beatles I Was There

This is not just a fantastic book about The Beatles. It is also a
unique document of the Sixties – a great big slice of rock music
heritage. It documents The Beatles when they were at their peak:
at their world-conquering best. And it does so through the eyes of
more than 400 of their fans, all telling their personal tales of when
they saw The Beatles live in concert – both in the UK and the US.
Packed with vintage Sixties memorabilia and never-before-seen
photos of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and
Ringo Starr, I Was There: The Beatles Live is a lovingly designed
time-capsule, a portrait of an era. Click here for purchase details


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The Who I Was There

The Who I Was There provides a fan’s-eye account of the English
rock band The Who. With over 400 fans' accounts of
their memories of seeing one of the greatest live acts ever,
fascinating anecdotes, stories, photographs and memorabilia
that have never before been published.
Covering their early years as The High Numbers, playing
venues in and around London, to the full blown tours with
the classic Who line-up of Daltrey, Townshend, Entwistle
and Moon promoting their landmark albums such as
Tommy, Quadrophenia, Live At Leeds, Who’s Next and
beyond. Click here for purchase details


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David Bowie I Was There

As well as fans' accounts, the book features contributions from
musicians who worked with Bowie live (Mike Garson, Earl
Slick, Peter Frampton) and in the studio, soundmen, roadies,
photographers and lifelong Bowie fans such as Mark Radcliffe,
Marc Riley and Bob Harris.

During his early years from 1962 until 1970, Bowie played
over 600 shows around the UK as a solo artist (as Davie Jones),
and as a member of The Konrads, The King Bees, The Manish
Boys, The Lower Third and The Buzz.

From the 70’s, Bowie played 12 major world tours, which saw
him playing over 1,000 shows in total.


The book features fascinating anecdotes, stories, photographs
and memorabilia from fans that have never been published
before, making this book a portrait of one of the most influential
musicians of his era. Click here for purchase details


The Rolling Stones I Was There

The third in a series by author Richard Houghton,
The Rolling Stones I Was There provides a fans' eye
account of the greatest rock & roll band in the
world. With more than 400 fans, friends and work
colleagues' accounts of their memories of seeing
one of the greatest live acts ever, the book is packed
with fascinating anecdotes, stories, photographs and
memorabilia that have never previously been published.
Featuring fans' accounts of the the group from its first
live shows in 1964 right through to the death of Brian
Jones. Click here for purchase details


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Pink Floyd I Was There

Pink Floyd are one of the most commercially successful
and influential rock bands of all time.  They have sold more
than 250 million records worldwide, including 75 million
certified units in the United States, and 37.9 million albums sold in the US since 1993.
This book is based on fans, friends, and colleagues' memories of the band
from their earliest days in Cambridge, through the stage pyrotechnics of Dark Side,
and to the massive stage events, like The Wall, including new insights into the band with Syd Barrett.

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Bob Dylan I Was There

Bob Dylan I Was There

There’s a lot in print about Bob Dylan but very little
of it is from the fans'-eye view of the people who
saw and heard Dylan in his reputation-building first
decade. From Hibbing to New York and then on to the
world, through the folk and electric years, through to
Woodstock, John Wesley Harding and the Basement
Tapes, this book follows Dylan through those who
knew, worked with and saw him. It offers a unique
persepctive on the man and the times. COMING SOON!