‘Ian Clayton is a warm, witty, funny, loving man and that shows in this brilliant compendium of true stories. This is a beautiful book, I think you will enjoy it whatever walk of life you are from.’ – Richard Hawley

‘Ian Clayton has created one of the best books about popular music ever written.’ – Alan Lewis, Record Collector

‘The writing is deceptively good, no long words, no self-conscious writing-as-wriitng of the kind that wins Booker prizes, but all the better for that. Very strongly recommended.’ – Charlie Gillett, The Sound of the World

‘The best read I’ve had all year, at times very funny, genuinely touching and always deeply personal. The perfect book for anyone who has defined their life through music and the memories of their youth.’ - Joanne Harris

‘I love this book. It resonates with me in so many ways, and I reckon it will resonate with most of the people who read this.’ – Boff (Chumbawumba), ROCKnREEL

‘A fantastic book.’ – Aled Jones, BBC Radio 2

‘The literary equivalent of a great evening in the pub.’ - Songlines

‘You couldn’t ask for much more.’ – Paul Vernon, fRoots

‘Full of wisdom and humanity.’ – Ian Harrison, Mojo