THE SOUND WITH THE POUND "A ‘60s Merseybeat Anthology"
by Manfred Kuhlmann........Excellent 500 page paperback book by worldwide respected german genre expert in enlish language. After 10 years of local research the book presents 166 Bandstories with worldwide discographies from the Addicts to The Young Ones and more. Fascianating details about the Four Just Men, Earl Preston, Newtons, Kirkbys, Eddy Cave & Fyxx, Faron´s Flamingo´s, Johnny Gus Set, Klubs, Mersey Five, Mark Peters & Silhouettes etc and of course Ian & Zodiacs, Merseybeats, Fourmost, Undertakers, Del Renas, Curiosity Shoppe, Crossbeats, Masterminds and many more. Read about a number of unknown recordings and acetates by the famous and obscure liverpool bands. 350 rare and unseen photos and memorabilia. 100 plus more band line-ups and a listing of active period bands.
No sound has influenced the development of modern popular music quite so much as the magical Merseybeat. It was born in the Cavern and other small clubs in Liverpool, made fortune for some and shaped a complete generation. It was certainly THE SOUND WITH THE POUND. This book gives you a remarkable insight into an era which has become a piece of musical history – it´s simply a 60s collectors must-have and an excellent labour of love.
– 25 x 19 cm format
– Coloured softcover
– English language book