Huge glossy book - please note postage is very pricey if you are outside uk , it is the weight of 2 LPs
Postage in UK courier or rec del is £5
Bargain price ! RRP £20
New Book Chronicles 100 Nights in the Life of Punk Rock’s Most Timeless “Shrine”
It tells the fascinating story of the radical, anarchic ‘ROXY CLUB’ in 1977’s Covent Garden, London. The ROXY Club’s sounds, style and ideas still reverberate through alternative culture to this day.
Illustrated with over 100 rare and previously unseen personal archive photos, flyers, rare artwork and newspaper clippings, diary entries, band contracts and other ephemera of the time, featuring The Clash, The Heartbreakers, The Police, The Damned, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Generation X, The Buzzcocks, X-Ray Spex, The Vibrators, The Rejects, The Stranglers, The Slits, Johnny Moped, Squeeze all who played this historical club. . Virtually every single act that played The ROXY walked away with a record deal. Harpers & Queen magazine lauded the club, whilst John Bonham, Jimmy Page Robert Plant, Donovan and Marc Bolan came to pay their respects, with exclusive quotes from Andrew Czezowski, Susan Carrington, Barry Jones (partner), Don Letts, Shane MacGowan, Jayne County, Brian James, Leee Black Childers, Walter Lure, Cherry Vanilla, Mick Jones, Tony James and Alan Edwards of ‘The Outside Organisation’ PR agency, The ROXY Book is both a visual and cultural record of a key moment in English Punk Rock history. The ROXY book is a highly entertaining and visually stunning guide to a pioneering alternative to the mainstream UK music scene, a handbook of pluck and determination
Mick Jones - The Clash – ‘I look at the 100 nights of The ROXY as the Life span of Punk.’
KRIS NEEDS, journalist, author, biographer ‘It’s a rarely detailed account, proper eye witness gold.’