Signed Copies


Author signed books make for great gifts. Give the stories behind the music. A selection of first class books that take you closer to the music, critically acclaimed, independently published and great value.
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The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall
Steve Hanley And Olivia Piekarski
Steve Hanley’s sublime story about his time in Britain’s most enigmatic band.
SIGNED EDITION

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You Can Drum But You Can’t Hide
Simon Wolstencroft
Of all the iconic musicians and scenes that emanate from Manchester, Simon Wolstencroft is the one who joins up the dots: The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The Fall and everywhere inbetween.
SIGNED EDITION

Have A Bleedin Guess: The Story of Hex Enduction Hour
Paul Hanley
The full story of The Fall’s 1982 classic album Hex Enduction Hour by Paul Hanley, one of The Fall’s two drummers when Hex was created.
SIGNED EDITION

Leave The Capital: A History of Manchester Music in 13 Recordings
Paul Hanley
A brilliant refashioning of the story of Manchester music, paying proper tribute to the pioneers of the 1960s who not only had worldwide smash hits in their own right, but built the first world-class recording facilities outside of London that later empowered a whole new generation of punk and post-punk bands to take on the world free of intervention from the capital.
SIGNED EDITION

When Quiet Was the New Loud: Celebrating the Acoustic Airwaves 1998-2003
Tom Clayton

An affectionate reclaimation of the New Acoustic Movement, a musical era that although happened relatively recently, is already being purposefully forgotten.
SIGNED EDITION

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Carpet Burns: Life With Inspiral Carpets
Tom Hingley
A magic carpet ride through the heights of Madchester and the bumpy landing on the other side.
SIGNED EDITION

Outtakes On Bob Dylan: Selected Writings 1967-2021
Michael Gray

A compendium of over five decades of writing on Dylan for newspapers, magazines and journals by the pioneer of Bob Dylan Studies, plus a new extended essay on Rough And Rowdy Ways.
SIGNED EDITION

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JUDAS!: From Forest Hills to the Free Trade Hall
Clinton Heylin
In 1966 Bob Dylan and The Hawks found themselves at the epicentre of a storm of controversy. Their response? To unleash a cavalcade of ferocity from Melbourne to Manchester, from Forest Hills to the Free Trade Hall.
SIGNED EDITION

Trouble In Mind: Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years – What Really Happened
Clinton Heylin
In 1979 Bob Dylan shocked his fanbase when he weas baptised a Christian and took an evangelical message of armageddon and the second-coming on the road with a full gospel show and a trio gospel-tinged albums. With access to a wealth of new material, Dylan expert Clinton Heylin brings a wholesale reevaluation of this period and reminds us why this may just be the greatest creative period of Dylan’s long and eventful career.
SIGNED EDITION

Thro’ My Eyes: A Memoir
Iain Matthews
Iain Matthews’s compelling memoir of a life on the road, in the studio and at home, through the eyes of one of our most enduring singer-songwriters. Choice of Signed Paperback or Signed Hardback Deluxe Edition complete with an accompanying double CDs.
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What We Did Instead of Holidays: Fairport Convention and Their Extended Folk-Rock Family

Clinton Heylin
In June 1968, Fairport Convention made their official album. In the next fifteen years, those founding Fairportees would form a veritable dynasty of English folk-rock. Drawing on interviews with all the musicians and key figures. Clinton Heylin has produced the definitive history of a folk-rock family in its golden era.
SIGNED EDITION

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Anarchy in the Year Zero: The Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Class of 76
Clinton Heylin
Definitive account of Punk’s Year Zero, 1976, a youth cultural movement that changed the country for good.
SIGNED AND NUMBERED COLLECTORS EDITION

Bringing It All Back Home

Bringing It All Back Home
Ian Clayton
A breathtaking musical odyssey that reveals the secret that connects music to our heart. New updated edition.
SIGNED EDITION

Its the Beer Talking: Adventures in Public Houses
Ian Clayton

Brimming with laughter, tall stories, great memories and endless rounds of wonderful beer.
SIGNED EDITION

Song For My Father
Ian Clayton
A lifelong search for a father figure, skipping across the generations to weave a tale of how we relate, what we do with what we’ve got and what happens when some things just don’t work out the way we want them to.
SIGNED EDTION

King of Clubs
Maureen PrestThe only insider’s account of what really went on at the world-famous Batley Variety Club, an audacious and outrageous venture by the great James Corrgian and his wife Betty. This is a story full of love, lust, voodoo, glamour and gossip, with the A-Z of the showbiz stars of the day waltzing through the doors of this enormous club in the most unlikley settings.‘What was special about Batley was James
SIGNED EDITION

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