|Another winner from ... Malcolm Campbell !
|* This exhaustively researched companion to "A Guide To The Shadows and Hank Marvin On CD" focuses on the material recorded for EMI by The Shadows, both in their own right and in conjunction with Cliff Richard.
Taken in order of release, the 190+ UK issues, spanning the years 1959 to 1980, are documented in depth and related to the musical climate of the day.
THE SHADOWS AT EMI - THE VINYL LEGACY
Author: Malcolm Campbell
A5 Paperback, 464 pages; ISBN: 0 9535567 1 9
— This work is regretably now out of print —
Here are some comments, sent directly to Malcolm, about the new book.....
ROB BRADFORD UK Nothing short of incredible ... the wealth of detail is stupendous
HARRY DE LOUW The Netherlands A great book for the Cliff & Shadows completist
GEORGE GEDDES UK You've done it again! Absolutely essential for all serious Shadows fans
ROB HUMPHREYS UK Essential for all Shadows aficionados and anyone remotely interested in instrumental music - the Annual Survey section brings facts to life by giving an overview of the charts and entries by Shadows and rival groups and artists
DOUG HALLIDAY USA This EMI story is as enjoyable a reading book as it is a reference. Shaddicts will love it. I'm one, and I do!
ROGER NEWELL UK It's a great book ...
JIM NUGENT UK Unhesitatingly recommended
JAN ARNE FLATBY Norway You have once again done a fantastic job!
JOHN PANTENY UK This is a must for every Shadows collector and comes recommended!
KAZUTO TAKEI Japan Great book!
DAVE DIXON UK Superb ... The first impression is "quality". The sheer quantity of detail provided within its 464 pages is truly stunning ... a gem
JOHN CAMPBELL New Zealand A meticulously well researched and presented work. Shadows fanatics can offer no reasonable excuse for not having this magnificent, indeed definitive opus to hand
BOB GREGORY UK ... truly a masterpiece of Shadows history ... Congratulations on a truly memorable piece of research
ULRICH SASU Germany I am truly overwhelmed - an absolute must
WILLIAM HOOPER UK A great new book ... thoroughy recommended for all Cliff & Shadows fans
|* Review of UK Releases:|
Facts and Figures relating to The Shadows / Cliff & The Shadows Singles, EPs and LPs; the UK Number Ones and Number Twos.
|* Annual Surveys 1959-1980:|
Locations on vinyl worldwide for every Shadows number; review of overseas Album compilations; UK chart performance; recommended CDs for all Shadows / Cliff & The Shadows numbers, including 72 alternative versions - and much more. for The Shadows/Hank Marvin/Marvin (Welch) & Farrar, giving details of alternative versions and earliest Stereo releases.
|* Reference Discographies:|
Comprehensive alphabetical listings of Singles, EPs and LPs issued worldwide from the late 50s to the early 90s.
Album Compilations Worldwide: The Top Twenty Singles - The UK Instro Boom - The French EP and Singles Market, 1960-1966.
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