A New Day Yesterday

A New Day Yesterday UK Progressive Rock & The 1970S

Paperback (27 Feb 2020) | English

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Music journalist Mike Barnes (MOJO, The Wire, Prog, and author of the acclaimed biography Captain Beefheart) goes back to the birth of progressive rock and surveys the cultural conditions and attitudes that fed into, and were in turn affected by, this remarkable musical phenomenon. He examines the myths and misconceptions that have grown up around progressive rock and paints a vivid, colourful picture of the Seventies based on hundreds of hours of his own interviews with musicians, music business insiders, journalists and DJs, and from the personal testimonies of those who were fans of the music in that extraordinary decade.

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Omnibus Press

Omnibus Press

Over the succeeding decades Omnibus has published many best-selling definitive biographies on most of pop and most of rock’s greatest superstars. Previous titles include Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance by Johnny Rogan, The Dark Story of Eminem by Nick Hasted, Dear Boy: The Life Of Keith Moon by Tony Fletcher, Catch A Fire: The Life of Bob Marley by Timothy White, Little Girl Blue: The Life Of Karen Carpenter by Randy L. Schmidt, Under The Ivy: The Life & Music Of Kate Bush by Graeme Thomson, Muse: Out of this World (updated edition) by Mark Beaumont - all of which are regularly cited by magazines, fans and critics alike as being amongst the finest music artist related biographies ever published.

Book information

ISBN: 9781780389202
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Imprint: Omnibus Press
Pub date:
Language: English
Sales rank: 965
Number of pages: 608
Weight: 1000g
Height: 157mm
Width: 235mm
Spine width: 49mm