Ian Abrahams

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Ian Abrahams (born 1963) is a freelance journalist and biographer. His books include 'Hawkwind - Sonic Assassins', 'Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys' and, with Bridget Wishart, 'Festivalized: Music, Politics & The Alternative Culture'. He's written for Record Collector, R2 Rock 'N' Reel, Vive Le Rock, Shindig!, The Guardian, The Independent, Bass Guitar and others. Ian lives in Cornwall where his household includes two retired greyhounds who've never been to a muddy festival, tied on the end of a string.

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Hawkwind: Sonic Assassins
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Hawkwind: Sonic Assassins relates the long and twisting history of one of the most iconic British rock bands, told through interviews with many of the legion of musicians who have passed through the ranks.
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.
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.

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