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Festivalized: Music, Politics & Alternative Culture
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,520. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
Music Journalist Ian Abrahams (Record Collector, R2, Vive Le Rock) and Singer/Songwriter Bridget Wishart (Hawkwind, Hippy Slags, Spirits Burning) assemble an oral history of the British free festival scene of the 70s, 80s and 90s through the eyes of musicians, writers, stage managers, landowners and attendees to create an engaging account that is never sentimental and always objective.
The Festive Fifty
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 145,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
The Festive Fifty was broadcast annually by John Peel from 1976 until his passing in 2004. Dandelion Radio have since taken responsibility for the chart, continuing to collate votes from listeners in the Peel tradition This updated version of a book that first came out in 2005 contains information from the Dandelion festive fifties as well as statistics from throughout the chart's history.