Biography

Trouble In Mind

Trouble In Mind

Clinton Heylin

Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years – What Really Happened Rolling Stone Book of the Year Mojo Book of the Year ‘When I get involved in something, I get totally involved. I don’t just play around on the fringes.’ – Bob Dylan In 1979 there was… trouble in mind, and trouble in store for the ever-iconoclastic Dylan. But unlike in 1965-66, the artifactal afterglo..

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JUDAS!

JUDAS!

Clinton Heylin

The fullest account yet of Bob Dylan's infamous electric tour of 1965-66, from Forest Hills to The Free Trade Hall, a historical view of The Big Boo

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Anarchy in the Year Zero

Anarchy in the Year Zero

Clinton Heylin

Longlisted for the 2017 Penderyn Music Book of the Year The Sex Pistols, The Clash and the ’Class of 76 This is the story of the birth of Punk, with a capital P, in the only country where it was a mainstream movement: the UK; told entirely by eye-witnesses (Heylin included) whose words, then and now, have been held up to the light of history’s hindsigh..

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The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume Two: Far Away From Myself (1966-2021)

The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume Two: Far Away From Myself (1966-2021)

Clinton Heylin

The second volume of Clinton Heylin’s magisterial biography takes us from Dylan’s 1966 motorcycle accident to the present day. We meet a man who is determined to confound expectations; yet whatever he does only seems to confirm his iconic status to fans and critics alike. There are peaks and troughs. Long periods of writer’s block are followed by sudden b..

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The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume One: A Restless Hungry Feeling (1941-1966)

The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume One: A Restless Hungry Feeling (1941-1966)

Clinton Heylin

Signed copy of Clinton Heylin's updated Dylan biography: The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume One: A Restless Hungry Feeling (1941-1966)

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The Train of Ice and Fire

The Train of Ice and Fire

Ramón Chao, Ann Wright

The incredible story of an audacious rock'n'roll tour through Colombia. 'Any band that ever moaned about the freshness of the backstage towels should read this book.' Word

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King of Clubs

King of Clubs

Maureen Prest

King of Clubs is an intimate portrait of visionary showman James Lord Corrigan. Written by Corrigan’s confidant Maureen Prest, this is the only insider’s account of what really went on at his world famous Batley Variety Club, both in front of house and behind closed doors. From his origins on a travelling funfair, his audacious climb through the world of ..

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Pit-folk and Peers – Volume I

Pit-folk and Peers – Volume I

David P. Waddington

The Remarkable History of the People of Fryston: Volume I –  Echoes of Fryston Hall (1809-1908) The West Riding pit village of Fryston was once famously referred to as ‘a mining Shangri-la’. Nestling on one side against the mighty River Aire and hemmed in by colliery buildings on the other, this small, isolated community of twelve terraced streets wa..

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Coal, Goals and Ashes

Coal, Goals and Ashes

David P. Waddington

Fryston Colliery’s Pursuit of the West Riding County FA Challenge Cup On 22 May 1963, a group of men representing Fryston Colliery Welfare ran out against the much-vaunted Bradford team, Thackley AFC, to contest the final of the West Riding County FA Challenge Cup, the ‘ultimate prize’ for local amateur teams. Captaining the Fryston side that day was Pete..

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Howl For Now

Howl For Now

Simon Warner

A Celebration of Allen Ginsberg’s Epic Protest Poem On October 7th, 1955, a little known poet called Allen Ginsberg premiered a new long poem in the Six Gallery in San Francisco. ‘Howl’, penned in the shadow of the Cold War, would cause a sensation among the crowd that gathered that evening. It would not be long before the poem’s impact spread far beyond ..

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