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Item no. : 9781910705452
Product type : Book
Release Date : 09 December 2016


The Who: In The City is an exciting new book that has never been attempted before. The book tells the unique story of one of rock and rolls greatest bands and their personal history with the city of London. All four original members of The Who were born and grew up in London and this book documents the facts and figures of this time and then adds to the story further by taking the reader on an amazing journey through all of the bands London concerts and gigs across a fifty year period. The story is further brought to life with contributions from friends and fans of the band and these include Kenney Jones (Small Faces and The Who), Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds), Steve White (The Style Council/Paul Weller) and Peter ‘Dougal’ Butler (Keith Moon’s PA). The book also includes other London places of Who related interest, such as their hang-out’s, homes and where they got their hangovers. Additionally there are features, that serve as a walking tour for any serious Who fan visiting London and these include locations relating to the band like the Goldhawk Club and Quadrophenia (the movie) and many more from around city.Ian Snowball is the author the best-selling Keith Moon: There Is No Substitute, That’s Entertainment: My Life In The Jam (Rick Buckler of The Jam’s autobiography) and Thick As Thieves (Personal Situations With The Jam). Ian is also donating 50% of his royalties for this book to the Teenage Cancer Trust, a charity that Roger Daltrey is a patron of.
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