Music In Sunderland – Past, Present And Futureheads 1952 to 2018 by Ray Dobson and Trevor Thorne
Published 2018, Paperback Edition
This book looks at changing music styles since the early 1950’s both nationally and in Sunderland.
It starts at the end of the Big Band era and the crooners who were part of that music. The books takes us through the years to 2018 looking at an impressive crop of young musicians on the way.
The book covers the promoters, groups, musicians and venues who have contributed to this section of the music industry. It includes rock, folk, blues, house, punk and pop. All the genres which have contributed to Sunderland’s musical history with particular emphasis on those who were close to ‘making it’ but mainstream success sadly evaded them.
The book is filled with interesting photographs as well as facts and stories.
Dimensions: 29.5cm x 21cm