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Read the story behind recording Bohemian Rhapsody. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen | This Day In Music On Aug 24th 1975, Queen started recording “Bohemian Rhapsody” at Rockfield studios in Monmouth, Wales, (the song was recorded over three weeks). Queen singer Freddie Mercury had mentally prepared the song beforehand and directed the Article source:

Happy birthday to Robert Plant! (we sent him copy 001 of our latest book as a birthday present!) We now have the soft back edition as well as the hard back. Over 400 fans share their memories of seeing Led Zeppelin. Hardbacks are numbered 1-500 and are a limited print, both books are signed by […]

18th August 1962, Ringo Starr made his debut with The Beatles at the horticultural society Dance, Birkenhead, England, having had a two-hour rehearsal in preparation. This was the first appearance of The Beatles as the world would come to know them: John, Paul, George, and Ringo. More on Ringo here:…/starr-of-the-beatles/ Starr of the Beatles, […]

The great late John Peel once said; "The Boy Gedge has written some of the best love songs of the rock 'n' roll era.' We now have the softback edition of The Wedding Present: Sometimes These Words Don t Have To Be Said book available. This fanthology is the first ever authorised book about indie […]

15th August 1969, Woodstock Festival was held on Max Yasgur's 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Attended by over 400,000 people, the event featured, Jimi Hendrix, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Santana, The Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, Canned Heat, Joan Baez, Melanie, Ten Years After, Sly and […]

Promo video here featuring fans who have stories of seeing The Smiths in our new book. We have a special limited run of 500 hardback copies all numbered and signed by the author. The book tells the story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans with memories from the earliest Smiths shows […]

Quick plug for our latest Led Zeppelin book. We now have the soft back edition as well as hard back of this new book – over 400 accounts from fans of seeing Zeppelin live. Hardbacks are numbered 1-500 limited print, both books are signed by the author Richard Houghton. You can also request a special […]

Quick plug for our This Day in Music’s Guide to Queen new book. This book tells the full story of the band and its members from pre-Queen to post-Freddie. Reviews every album, the tours, videos and filming locations and the 50 Greatest Queen songs: This Day in Music Books | This Day in Music’s […]

Happy birthday to The Edge (Dave Evans), guitarist, singer, songwriter with U2. Born on 8th Aug 1961. They signed with Island Records and released their debut album, Boy in 1980. Their 1987 worldwide No.1 album The Joshua Tree spent 156 weeks on the UK chart. Their U2 360° Tour of 2009–2011 is the highest-attended and […]

We are working on a new book with Rick Buckler. The Jam – The Day I Was There which is set to be published in December 2019 and we would like to hear from you. The book will tell the story of The Jam in the words of over 400 fans, with memories from the […]

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