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Product Description: 'We orphans are the most important kids in the world.' Stepping into the past, Paolo Hewitt embarks upon an inspiring journey to track down a group of friends he grew up with at Burbank Children's Home. We meet Des, the boy who reinvented himself; Norman, the runaway child who crossed a continent; David, the boy who couldn't be heard; and Terry, the child who sat in a school field for four days...read more

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9781849055833 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, November 21, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 'We orphans are the most important kids in the world.

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9781849055888 | Revised edition (Jessica Kingsley Pub, November 21, 2014), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: The Beatles’ incomparable fashion sense takes center stage in this unique look at how the world’s most popular band influenced the fashion of the times. The Beatles knew how much image mattered in the 1960s, and whether it was Nehru jackets, skinny ties, granny glasses, or the Cuban heel boot—if John, Paul, George, or Ringo wore it, the rest of their millions of fans followed...read more

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9783791345635 | Prestel Pub, October 24, 2011, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Beatles’ incomparable fashion sense takes center stage in this unique look at how the world’s most popular band influenced the fashion of the times.

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9781780872698 | Gardners Books, September 29, 2011, cover price $23.15

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Product Description: From the moment that Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm conceived 'Rocket 88' to the suicide of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain and Lennon's Anniversary concert, 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky chronicles 50 moments in history that shaped rock and roll as we know it...read more

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9780857385031 | Gardners Books, September 29, 2011, cover price $25.10 | About this edition: From the moment that Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm conceived 'Rocket 88' to the suicide of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain and Lennon's Anniversary concert, 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky chronicles 50 moments in history that shaped rock and roll as we know it.

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Product Description: "An unparalleled view of the world-conquering British youth cult."—GuardianPaolo Hewitt, celebrated former NME scribe and acclaimed biographer of Steve Marriott, The Jam, and Oasis, collects the best writing on the original, and peculiarly British, cult of mod...read more
By Paolo Hewitt (editor)

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9781900924887, titled "The Sharper Word: A Mod Anthology" | 3 rev upd edition (Helter Skelter Ltd, April 1, 2010), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "An unparalleled view of the world-conquering British youth cult.

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Product Description: "A wonderful book . . . wonderfully researched, eminently readable"UncutThis is a revised, expanded, and updated edition of one of the most acclaimed music books of recent years: the best-selling account of the Small Faces and Humble Pie mainman, Steve Marriott.

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9781900924443 | Helter Skelter Ltd, August 1, 2004, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Marriott led The Small Faces to the top of the ’60s pop charts before forming Humble Pie with Peter Frampton, where his blistering rock ’n’ blues guitar playing saw him enjoy huge success before the band imploded.

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9781905139279 | Helter Skelter Ltd, May 1, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "A wonderful book .
9781900924733 | 2 edition (Helter Skelter Ltd, October 1, 2006), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “Compelling reading.

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Product Description: In Big Chiv (the affectionate nickname he earnt from the Spurs fans who idolised him), Chivers tells the story of a life driven by his abiding passion, the need to score goals. For Southampton as a teenage striking sensation, for Spurs, for England and later for Servette in Switzerland, Norwich, Brighton and Vard FC in Norway...read more

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9781905326747 | Vision Sports Pub Ltd, October 1, 2009, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: In Big Chiv (the affectionate nickname he earnt from the Spurs fans who idolised him), Chivers tells the story of a life driven by his abiding passion, the need to score goals.

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Product Description: Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pages: 352 Paolo Hewitt has known Paul Weller since they were both teenagers in the depths of Woking. through his ascent to fame with The Jam. the halcyon years of The Style Council and for all of his critically acclaimed solo career...read more

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9780593058756 | Transworld Pub, September 24, 2007, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Paolo Hewitt has known Paul Weller since they were both teenagers in the depths of Woking, through his ascent to fame with The Jam, the halcyon years of The Style Council and for all of his critically acclaimed solo career.

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9780552156097 | Transworld Pub, June 16, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Language:Chinese.
9780593058763 | Transworld Pub, September 24, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Paolo Hewitt has known Paul Weller since they were both teenagers in the depths of Woking, through his ascent to fame with The Jam, the halcyon years of The Style Council and for all of his critically acclaimed solo career.

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Fashion has played a major part in the elevation of footballers to iconic status in modern society. Whether it be famous clothes shops, haircut or dress sense, the worlds of fashion and football have often intertwined. This book presents this relationship, focusing on stars such as George Best, Alan Hudson, David Beckham, and some others.

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9781840188073 | Mainstream, November 1, 2004, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: The Fashion of Football is a groundbreaking work that examines the link between soccer and fashion.

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9781845960506 | New edition (Mainstream, January 1, 2006), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Fashion has played a major part in the elevation of footballers to iconic status in modern society.

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Product Description: “The mid-1970s was England’s darkest, dreariest hour. The UK was sliding deeper into unemployment, reeling from strike after strike, power cuts, the three-day work week, and IRA bombs. It was time for a new order and in London’s restless streets a handful of snotty young men, feisty females, and first generation Jamaican musicians created the UK’s punky revolution...read more

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9781576873939 | Power House Books, September 30, 2008, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: “The mid-1970s was England’s darkest, dreariest hour.
9781576872635 | Power House Books, September 1, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: “The mid-1970s was England’s darkest, dreariest hour.

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Product Description: With the use of personal testimonies of both the famous and the unknown, this book seeks to establish the link between the two key elements of Modernism today—American rhythm and blues and British working-class fashion. It follows the transition of musical styles from London in the late 1950s, with the black American servicemen and their love of bebop, through the sharply dressed Mods of the early 1960s, to the dawning of the skinhead and suedehead movements which provided the musical and stylistic inspirations for 1980s bands such as Madness, The Beat, and The Specials...read more
By Paolo Hewitt and Paul Weller (foreword by)

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9781840185966 | Mainstream, September 1, 2003, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: With the use of personal testimonies of both the famous and the unknown, this book seeks to establish the link between the two key elements of Modernism today—American rhythm and blues and British working-class fashion.

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Placed in care at a very early age after his mother's breakdown, Paolo Hewitt experienced a traumatic, often abusive relationship with his foster mother. Moved to an orphanage at the age of ten, he vividly documents what life was like for children growing up in care in the 1970s.

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9781840187311 | Mainstream Pub Co Ltd, May 22, 2003, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: Placed in care at a very early age after his mother's breakdown, Paolo Hewitt experienced a traumatic, often abusive relationship with his foster mother.

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Product Description: Hard-to-find pieces by Tom Wolfe, novelist Tony Parsons, poet laureate Andrew Motion, disgraced Tory grandee Jonathan Aitken, Nik Cohn, Colin MacInnes, Mary Quant, and more document the clothes, the music, the clubs, the drugs, and the faces behind one of the most misunderstood and enduring cultural movements...read more
By Paolo Hewitt (editor)

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9781900924344 | Helter Skelter Ltd, September 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Hard-to-find pieces by Tom Wolfe, novelist Tony Parsons, poet laureate Andrew Motion, disgraced Tory grandee Jonathan Aitken, Nik Cohn, Colin MacInnes, Mary Quant, and more document the clothes, the music, the clubs, the drugs, and the faces behind one of the most misunderstood and enduring cultural movements.
9781900924108 | Helter Skelter Ltd, March 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Paolo Hewitt, celebrated rock journalist and biographer of Oasis, The Jam and The Small Faces, has collected some of the best writings ever on mod: the music, the fashions, and the entire way of life.

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Hewitt was put into care at a very early age following his mother's breakdown. He was placed with a foster family where he was regularly beaten and humiliated. He rebelled and was sent to an orphanage. This volume tells what life was like for kids in a British orphanage in the 1970s.

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9781840185829 | Mainstream Pub Co Ltd, May 9, 2002, cover price $15.30 | About this edition: Hewitt was put into care at a very early age following his mother's breakdown.

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Product Description: At the beginning of 2000 Alan McGee of Creation Records stunned the music business when he announced that he was leaving the label. This is the behind-the-scenes story of Creation and of one man's vision.

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9781840183504 | Mainstream, September 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: At the beginning of 2000 Alan McGee of Creation Records stunned the music business when he announced that he was leaving the label.

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Product Description: The Soul Stylists is about six decades of Modernism and a highly influential world of clothes and music, but one deliberately hidden away for years from the mainstream media. This book explores the enduring relationship that exists between American black music and British working-class style, tracing a Mod tradition that began in Soho just after the Second World War and continues to this day...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781840182286 | Mainstream, May 1, 2001, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Soul Stylists is about six decades of Modernism and a highly influential world of clothes and music, but one deliberately hidden away for years from the mainstream media.

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Product Description: "Forever the People" is the follow-up book to "Getting High". The book charts the continuing success of Oasis as well as providing a fly-on-the-wall insight into the band's characters and their lifestyles.

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9780752271866 | Boxtree Ltd, August 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "Forever the People" is the follow-up book to "Getting High".

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Product Description: Robin Friday was an exceptional footballer who should have played for England. But he never did—why? Because Robin Friday was a man who would not bow down to anyone, who refused to take life seriously, and who lived every moment as if it were his last...read more

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9781840181081 | Mainstream, September 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Robin Friday was an exceptional footballer who should have played for England.

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A popular band in both the United States and United Kingdom allows a respected music writer unprecedented access to the tour bus, backstage dressing rooms, and the five members' lives, resulting in an intimate portrait of the controversial group. Original. 35,000 first printing.

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9780786882281 | Reprint edition (Hyperion Books, April 1, 1997), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A popular band in both the U.

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Product Description: The story of The Jam, a group which made 39 Top-30 singles and ten best-selling albums before disbanding in 1982.

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9780752202693 | Boxtree Ltd, January 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The story of The Jam, a group which made 39 Top-30 singles and ten best-selling albums before disbanding in 1982.
9780711903937 | Omnibus Pr, June 1, 1984, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of this popular British rock group, and explains how the three musicians got their start

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