Andy Miller traces the circumstances surrounding "The Village Green Preservation Society" released in November 1968, and celebrates the songs pieced together by a band who were on the verge of disintegration and who refused to follow fashion.
Manchester, its bands, its fashions, its attitude, has defined pop culture for the best part of four decades. Whether it be on a rain-soaked stage in Brazil, a rented room in Whalley Range, or on the dancefloor of the legendary Hacienda, the author's photographs capture the anarchic energy of the Manchester pop moment.
In an intimate and eye-opening story, roundly praised as the best available insight on Queen, Peter Hince recounts twelve years on the road with Freddie Mercury, Brian May and co. This truly is the definitive book on the 20th century's most iconic rock band.
Offers a collection of folk music - one of the great English popular art forms. This book brings together all the classic folk songs and many lesser-known discoveries, complete with music and annotations on their original sources and meaning.
Begins in Berkeley in 1968, and ends with a piece on Dylan's show at the University of Minnesota on election night 2008. This title follows not only recordings but performances, books, movies, and various manner of highways and byways in which Bob Dylan has made himself felt in our culture.