Books

7th Jan 1971, Black Sabbath released 'Paranoid' their second studio album in the US. The album features the band's best-known signature songs, including the title track, 'Iron Man' and 'War Pigs'. The album was originally titled War Pigs, but allegedly the record company changed it to Paranoid, fearing backlash from supporters of the ongoing Vietnam […]

A quick plug to show you some of the recent books we’ve published. Available from https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10162446461595167

Special Limited Hardback Edition Signed by John Mayall. This extraordinary autobiography offers a vivid glimpse of Britain well before the rock revolution of the sixties, at a time when young men like John found themselves conscripted for national service that, in his case, included eighteen months in Korea. What followed when he returned was an […]

OK, you've started your Christmas shopping and you need some stocking fillers for the music mad family member. Look no further. We have a great selection of music books by some of the biggest artists in the world including special limited editions signed by the author where you can request a personal dedication. https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com This […]

The arrival of our new Smiths book is only a few days away. The book tells the story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans from Britain and the US. With memories from the earliest Smiths shows at UK clubs through to the last ever gig at London’s Brixton Academy. Special limited […]

2019 marks 40 years since the release of Quadrophenia – Britain’s greatest youth movie. Simon Wells’s ‘The Making of Quadrophenia’, containes behind-the-scenes photographs and interviews from principal cast members, director Franc Roddam, producer Bill Curbishley, scriptwriter Martin Stellman and many others. The deluxe box-set edition is limited to 500 copies. https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com/…/the-making-of-quadrophen…/ This Day in Music […]

Book of the week: The Story of Holland-Dozier-Holland. In this new autobiography, brothers Eddie and Brian Holland share their story for the first time. The creative force behind Motown Records in the mid-Sixties, a writing credit from Holland Dozier Holland was virtually a guarantee of chart success – they were the songwriting and production dream […]

Any Mission – Wayne Hussey fans? We have copies of Salad Daze – Deluxe Edition Box Set which features: * Designed box housing a limited edition signed hard-back copy of the book * 7 inch vinyl single featuring two of his demos from 1980 * Exclusive branded memory stick with an additional nine songs with […]

We have special limited edition hardback signed copies of John Mayall's new autobiography Blues from Laurel Canyon: My Life as a Bluesman. Mayall’s story is like no other in the annals of rock and blues. Born in the UK in 1933, he laid the foundations of British blues, nurtured a generation of future superstars and […]

Our new book The Smiths – The Day I Was There had a great feature on TV in the UK this evening. The story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans with memories from the earliest Smiths shows at UK clubs through to the last ever gig at London’s Brixton Academy. Special […]


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