Document and Eyewitness: An Intimate History of Rough Trade

by Neil Taylor

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July 2010 Editor's Choice.

 

A comprehensive story of the record label that launched the careers of  some of Britain's greatest and best known bands including The Fall and The Smiths. A must for any music lover but a fascinating story in its own right.

 

 

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Document and Eyewitness: An Intimate History of Rough Trade Synopsis

Rough Trade is practically a byword for the history of independent music over the last thirty years. Document and Eyewitness tells the story from the inside of a phenomenally influential record label, through the voices of Geoff Travis, Jarvis Cocker, Robert Wyatt, Green Gartside and many many more. From the early records of Cabaret Voltaire, Kleenex and the Swell Maps, through to groundbreaking releases by The Fall, The Smiths and Scritti Pollitti, on through the collapse of the independent collective and the rebirth of Rough Trade at the turn of the century, this will be the definitive, essential account for any serious music fan.

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ISBN: 9780752853581
Publication date: 22/07/2010
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780752853581
Publication date: 22nd July 2010
Author: Neil Taylor
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Genres: eBook Favourites, The Real World,
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About Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor worked for the NME during the mid-1980s and has more recently worked in publishing. He is a dedicated regionalist.

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