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A Photo Collection With A Difference

Advantages: Tons of photographs, band comments. many situations captured on camera. Value for £
Disadvantages: The 1991 edition not featuring any shots of them after the band.

**THE CLASH- BEFORE AND AFTER~~PHOTOGRAPHS BY PENNIE SMITH** This is a fabulous book of Clash band photographs, put together in 1980 by famous music photographer, and friend, Pennie Smith and published in 1980 by Plexus. What makes it di ...

becky77 17.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Clash: Before and After - Pennie Smith

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The number one book on this subject

Advantages: It's a step-by-step guide to having a number 1
Disadvantages: well, the whole idea is pretty cynical - but that's the point

...If you've ever dreamed of instant fame and adulation, read this legendary book. It takes you through each step of the process of achieving a number one hit single, from writing to recording to distribution. It's all done in minute detail and seems prett ...

weener 19.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of The Manual: How to Have a Number One the Easy Way - Jimmy Cauty, Bill Drummond

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top of the pops

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...this book has attained a sort of cult status. it has been written by cauty and drummond. These two "enrepreneurs" may be better know to you as the brains behind KLF the timelords and latterly the K foundation. Following all the instructions in this b ...

darrenwilliams99 26.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Manual: How to Have a Number One the Easy Way - Jimmy Cauty, Bill Drummond

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STILL the Bible of Pop.

Advantages: A wealth of information; user friendly; outstanding value for money and interesting articles too.
Disadvantages: A very minor gripe - the lack of a dedicated 'uk number 1's' section.

The "Virgin" Book of WHAT? I was a little surprised a few weeks ago to discover that after some 30 years the legendary Book of British Hit Singles was no longer published by Guinness but by Virgin. Aside from sentimental value however the change in publis ...

d_w86 04.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Virgin Book of British Hit Singles - Martin Roach (Editor)

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British hit singles 1952 - 2008

Advantages: every top 40 single released in the uk
Disadvantages: a poor substitute for the guiness book of hit singles "bible of pop"

...thought i'd add my own review to this book as I have been a collector of these 'record' books for a number of years. Formerly published by Guiness and fondly remembered as the "Bible of pop" for many years, it came as a shock to find they were no longer ...

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Review of The Virgin Book of British Hit Singles - Martin Roach (Editor)

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