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Quick plug for our recent books! https://youtu.be/r-yG4FPmKlw Latest Publications from This Day in Music Books Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164957905675167

29 April 1977, The Jam released their first single ‘In The City’, which peaked at No. 40 in the UK charts. The English punk rock/mod revival formed in Woking, Surrey, fronted by Paul Weller, achieved 18 other Top 40 hits including four UK No.1’s. We have a book! https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com/product/the-jam-the-day-i-was-there/ The Jam – The Day I […]

20 April 1991, Steve Marriott leader of Small Faces and Humble Pie, died in a fire at his home in Essex. His work became a major influence for many 90s bands. Small Faces had the 1967 UK No.3 & US No.16 single ‘Itchycoo Park’, plus 1968 No.1 UK album ‘Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake’, Humble Pie, […]

We are very pleased to announce we have a new book! Shaun Ryder’s Book of Mumbo Jumbo. The special edition is limited to 500 copies only – individually numbered with a certificate of authenticity and comes complete with bonus items including: 7″ vinyl of “Old Boy” (rare unreleased studio track) Exclusive Shaun Ryder signed photo […]

Finding Fretless: The story of George Harrison’s mad guitar is our latest book which is now avialble for pre order. You might have seen author Paul Brett on the BBC Antiques Roadshow with the guitar where is was valued at £300,000 – £400,000. Finding Fretless tells the remarkable tale of the discovery of an invaluable […]

We now have just 20 copies left of Killing Joke: A Prophecy Fulfilled special edition copies which come with an exclusive free ‘Wardance’ Liminal Twins disorientation mix 7 inch vinyl single, numbered 1 – 1,000. https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com/product/killing-joke-a-prophecy-fulfilled/ Killing Joke: A Prophecy Fulfilled | This Day in Music Books Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: […]

Very pleased to announce our latest book A Biography by Marcel Rijs – Kim Wilde: Pop Don’t Stop is now available for pre order. The first 1,000 special edition copies are signed by the author (with the option of a personal dedication). And come with an exclusive 2 track CD with “Child Come Away” (Rough […]

This Day In Music Books is publishing a book about Harry Nilsson later this year. It will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of ‘Without You’ and Nilsson Schmilsson and include memories and stories of this unique singer-songwriter’s entire career, by fans and musicians. So if you have a favourite Harry Nilsson song or […]

Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy – The Musical Journey of Free and Bad Company has been nominated for the 2021 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research! Get your copy Now! Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy: The Musical Journey of Free and Bad Company | This Day in Music Books Read […]

2021 sees the publication of a fabulous new book by This Day In Music Books about Salford’s legendary Shaun Ryder. Bringing together an hilarious collection of fan anecdotes about his on and off antics with the Happy Mondays and Black Grape, we’re looking for your concert memories or stories about encountering the great man. We’ve […]


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