Arts & Entertainment Books
VelocePress is now publishing titles pertaining to the music industry - in particular the 60s and 70s. Enjoy!
The Abstracts - A 1960s Liverpool Group That Time Almost Forgot!
The 1960's were a time of change and uncertainty. In 1961 the Berlin wall was built, in 1962 the Cuban Missile Crisis erupted, in 1963 JFK was assassinated, and on February 7, 1964 the Beatles arrived in New York to be welcomed by 10,000 screaming fans and music, as the world knew it, would never be the same again. ...more
Mersey Beat Waves - The Sound That Was Heard Around the World
Author: Manfred Kuhlmann
Description: Originally published as 'The Sound With The Pound', this revised and updated edition includes an additional 142 illustrations and 112 pages. A comprehensive anthology of the 'Merseybeat' era, this book chronicles the complete stories of 164 Merseyside groups, plus an additional 100 line-ups and a list of 344 group names, for a total of 607 groups that were active in Liverpool and the surrounding area in the late 1950's to the end of the Sixties....more
San Antonio Radio Memories - Let 'em Out!
Description: There was that "nothing like it before" music that rocked us. But... more importantly, there were those incredible air personalities who literally blew us away!