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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Our latest book Led Zeppelin – The Day I Was There is now available as a soft back edition as well as hard back. Hardbacks are numbered 1-500 in a limited print, both books are signed by the author Richard Houghton. You can also request a special personal dedication when you buy a copy. Available […]

We are very pleased to announce that our new soft back edition of Pretending To See The Future by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark in now available to pre order and is published this week. OMD are the special guests of The B-52s for their North American tour this August and September followed by a […]

Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers has 80 candles on his birthday cake today. Before Kenny became a Country Music superstar, he played a couple of different types of music. In the mid 60's he was a member of the folk singing group The New Christy Minstrels. By 1967, Kenny was in The […]

It was kinda big news 51 years ago today… On July 10, 1967, Kenny Rogers announced he was leaving the folk group The New Christy Minstrels. Then, the next day, he announced he had formed a new group called The First Edition. Their first single was a psychedelic ‘pop’ classic “Just Dropped In (To See […]

Lovely new edition of Sounds of the Sixties book out: Phil Swern has packed 416 pages with fascinating facts about memorable hits from key artistes along with details of those hidden gems rarely heard anywhere else on the radio since their initial release. We love @TonyBlackburn Read it here


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