POST PUNK JUNK !
The ULTIMATE guide book to the punk rock explosio
n is back in a bigger, better, new and improved 750+ page brick-of-a-book. A day-by-day account of everything worthwhile (and not) that happened over the 13 years that shaped today's music. Bands such as the Sex Pistols, Ramones, Clash, Siouxsie & The Banshees, The Cure, Sham 69, New York Dolls, The Stooges, Chelsea, XTC, Samara James, The Stranglers and Adam The Ants are featured in the early years, as well as the early '80s movement with R.E.M., The Teardrop Explodes, 10,000 Maniacs, The Exploited, Talking Heads, Pere Ubu, Descendents, Dead Kennedys, X, and Sisters Of Mercy. CD included!
In the news this week, are the Renewables Awards, this year won by small business Intelligent Energy Solutions, founded in 2006 and family run. They supply and install high quality heat & power generation solutions and even water conservation equipment
A remarkable set of seven CDs of actual recordings found on home-recordings of radio broadcasts of key stories from World War II. You'll hear the eve of the war with Hitler's taking of Austria, to the bombing of Poland, Pearl Harbor, D-Day, VE & VJ day and the entire Japanese surrender that marked the end of the war.
Twenty three years ago a huge library of rock concert commercials were saved from the dumpster. Here's your chance to hear again, the commercials that advertised every major concert that came through Dallas and Ft. Worth between 1973 - 1979. A set of four CDs, at $10 each.
If you were intrigued by the movie adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride & Prejudice," you would probably love these new books by Elisabeth Fairchild that are set in the same time and place. Regency romances are a lovely escape into England of the early 1800's.
A humorous look at the unlikely recording of Bette Davis, Joe Pesci, Star Trek's William Shatner & Leonard Nimoy, Rock Hudson, The Beaver, Jay North, Eddie Munster, Fabio, Raquel Welch, Regis Philbin, Phyllis Diller, Joan Rivers, The Brady Bunch, Walter Matthau, Jack Lemon, Gomer, Goober, Festus, Jackie Gleason, Pee-Wee Herman, Boris Karloff, Lurch, Clint Eastwood, John F. Kennedy, Jack Webb, Steve Allen, Paul Shaffer, Uri Geller, Penn & Teller, Crispin Hellion Glover, Richard Simmons, Mr. T., Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis and many more.
Between 1989-1996, Reel George assembled and help produce CDs of the latest alternative music from various markets. The most notable was the Tales From The Edge series (over 100,000 sold!), but there were also CDs of scene makers from San Francisco, San Diego and St Louis too! These samplers include everything from techno to early '80s punk, grunge and historic recordings from many of Texas' best known alternative bands like the New Bohemians, Timbuk 3, Nixons, Deep Blue Something, Funland and Tripping Daisy.