Cork Rock Explores the history of Cork rock music from the early days of legendary blues guitarist Rory Gallagher in the 1960s, to local indie legends The Frank And Walters and the irrepressible Sultans of Ping. This book explores the records, venues, personalities and culture that sprang up around rock music in Ireland's second city. Full description
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In this book Mark McAvoy explores the history of Cork rock music from the early days of legendary guitarist Rory Gallagher in the 1960s, through the Finbarr Donnelly led punk era of the 1980s, to local indie legends The Frank And Walters and the irrepressible Sultans of Ping.Cork Rock explores the records, venues, personalities and culture that sprang up around rock music on Leeside. Delving deep into the stories behind seminal Cork acts such as Taste, Five Go Down To The Sea? and Microdisney, Cork Rock traces the careers of many of the citys most popular and talented musicians.With exclusive photographs and interviews with leading performers, managers, DJs and promoters, Cork Rock is essential reading for all true music fans.Biographie de l'auteur :
A graduate of University College Cork, Cork-born writer and journalist Mark McAvoy holds a BA and a HDip. in Management & Marketing. He also holds a Masters in Public Relations from Dublin Institute of Technology.A life-long music fan, Mark has worked as a reporter, columnist and reviewer for the Evening Echos weekly music, film and entertainment supplement Downtown for more than five years. During this time, he has interviewed many leading names in international music, as well as many established and emerging Cork acts.
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Description du livre Mercier Press. Paperback. État : VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. N° de réf. du libraire 2655371437