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"Rock 'n' Roll's not good or bad. It's just the sound of being young"
Al Stewart - The Class of '58

The History of British Rock 'n' Roll: The Forgotten Years 1956 - 1962

First edition - 260 pages - 6in x 9in paperback - ISBN: 978-91-981283-7-6
Also available as an ebook - eISBN: 978-91-981916-4-6
The History of British Rock 'n' Roll: The Forgotten Years 1956 - 1962 covers the period between the late 1950's and the early 1960's, when British artists began to challenge the dominance of their American counterparts in the rock 'n' roll music scene From the all-too-sweet sounds of the contemporary British artists of the mid-1950's through to the breakthrough of the more biting and vibrant sounds of Tommy Steele, Marty Wilde, Cliff Richard and all the Elvis clones that emerged during the late 1950's, this book chronicles the development of British rock 'n' roll into a fully blown home industry that paved the way for the British takeover that was to come in 1962 when the Beatles conquered the world.

This is the story of those incredible years.

'a very successful compilation of the essential facts surrounding the early days of British Rock n Roll. It is a very complex story, most of which has been previously shrouded in the mists of time. However Robin has arrived at a formula which puts things into their right place and into the proper perspective.' - Steve Russell, author of 'Höfner - The Complete Violin Bass Story'.

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