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Publications List - In Print

Tapestry Of Delights Revisited

The Tapestry Of Delights Revisited: The Comprehensive Guide to British Music Of The Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976

ISBN: 1-899855-15-7
by Vernon Joynson
First published May 2006. Reprinted 2008. 978 pages. £35.00

This is a completely revised and updated version of The Tapestry of Delights, originally published in 1995. Many entries have been rewritten, more have been added and all have been updated to include relevant releases since 1995.

The book covers British rock and pop between 1963-1976. It includes detailed discographies (albums, EPs, singles and retrospectives) for almost all entries as well as personnel details, biographical information, in most cases some comment about the music, compilation listings and an up-to-date rarity scale for album and 45 releases between 1963-1976.

A wide range of musical genre are covered: mainstream rock and pop, Merseybeat, R&B, folk, folk-rock, jazz-rock, blues-rock, psychedelia, freakbeat, glam-rock, progressive rock, including many artists who didn't attract the publicity they deserved at the time and many who'd never appeared in music encyclopaedias before. This is currently the most comprehensive and detailed encyclopaedic guide of this era.


An American Rock History Part Four: Indiana, Iowa and Missouri: Hoosiers, Corn and Jesse James (1960-1993)

ISBN 0-9512875-7-5
by Hugh MacLean and Vernon Joynson
Published February 1994. 171 pages. £12.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT

The fourth in the series of US regional discographies, this was a detailed study of artists and groups from Indiana, Iowa and Missouri with discographies, band personnel details, and in most cases some comment about the artists and the music. Rock, pop, jazz-rock, country-rock, folk-rock, punk, new wave, garage, psychedelia, heavy rock, new country, all are covered. 16 pages of black and white and colour illustrations.

 


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An American Rock History Part One: California The Golden State

ISBN 0-9512875-0-8
by Hugh MacLean and Vernon Joynson
First published October 1987. 582 pages. £12.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT
Second A5 size edition 1988. 582 pages. £12.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT
Reprinted with text A5 size in A4 size format with illustrations Oct 1993 £19.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This book, the first in a series of US regional discographies, was a detailed study of artists and groups from California with discographies, band personnel details, and in most cases some comment about the artists and the music. Rock, pop, jazz=rock, country-rock, folk-rock, punk, new wave, garage, psychedelia, heavy rock, new country, all are covered.

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After The Acid Trip…The Flashback: The Ultimate Psychedelic Music Guide

ISBN 0-9512875-1-6
by Vernon Joynson
Original publication June 1988. 159 pages. £12.50 NOW OUT OF PRINT
Second printing with revised cover Dec 1988 £9.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT
Final printing with new cover Feb 1995 £9.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This book is a guide to psychedelic rock/pop of the USA, UK and Canada. It includes album discographies, histories, criticism and a guide to the rarity or otherwise of entries. Well illustrated in black and white it also includes eight pages of colour.

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An American Rock History Part Two: Texas, Arizona and New Mexico: A Southwestern Pilgrimage (1960-1989)

ISBN 0-9512875-2-4
by Hugh MacLean and Vernon Joynson
Published 1990. 392 pages. £10.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT

The second in the series of US regional discographies, this was a detailed study of artists and groups from Texas, Arizona and New Mexico with discographies, band personnel details, and in most cases some comment about the artists and the music. Rock, pop, jazz rock, country-rock, folk-rock, punk, new wave, garage, psychedelia, heavy rock, new country, all are covered.

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Echoes In Time: Tbe Garage and Psychedelic Music Explosion 1980-1990

ISBN 0-9512875-3-2
by Timothy Gassen
Published November 1991. 104 pages. £8.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This book contains hundreds of band histories, discographies and interviews; historical analysis of the music, video and events of the 1980s garage scene; a guide to 1980s garage/psych compilations and fanzines; and dozens of rare photos and graphics.

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An American Rock History Part Three: Chicago and Illinois: The Windy City and Prairie Smoke (1960-1992)

ISBN 0-9512875-4-0
by Hugh MacLean and Vernon Joynson
Published July 1992. 260 pages. £14.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT

The third in the series of US regional discographies, this was a detailed study of artists and groups from Chicago and Illinois with discographies, band personnel details, and in most cases some comment about the artistes and the music. Rock, pop, jazz rock, country-rock, folk-rock, punk, new wave, garage, psychedelia, heavy rock, new country, all are covered. 14 pages of black and white and colour illustrations.


Fuzz Acid and Flowers: A Comprehensive Guide to American Garage Psychedelic and Hippie Rock (1964-1975)

ISBN 0-9512875-5-9
by Vernon Joynson
First Edition Published August 1993. 432 pages. £21.95 NOW OUT OF PRINT

A detailed guide to US psychedelia, garage and hippie rock of the 1964-75 era. It provides an A-Z listing of relevant artists with discographies, personnel details, band histories, comment on the music and, in some cases, includes the personal recollections of band members. Individual entries also include details of reissues, appearances on retrospective compilations and chart entries. There is also a rarity scale for albums. At the end of the book there is a list of all compilations referred to with label details. At the time of publication it was the most comprehensive and detailed encyclopaedic guide of this era.

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Fuzz Acid and Flowers: A Comprehensive Guide to American Garage Psychedelic and Hippie Rock (1964-1975)

ISBN 0-9512875-8-3
by Vernon Joynson
Second Edition Published May 1994. 432 pages. £24.00 NOW OUT OF PRINT

See ISBN 0-9512875-5-9 for description.


Psychedelic Psounds: Interviews From A-Z with 60s Psychedelic and Garage Bands

ISNB 0-9512875-9-1
by Allan Vorda
Published October 1994. 258 pages. £13.50 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This book contains interviews with Amboy Dukes (Ted Nugent), Big Brother and The Holding Company (Sam Andrew, Peter Albin and Michel Bastian), Arthur Brown/The Crazy World Of (Arthur Brown), Bubble Puppy (Rod Prince, Roy Cox, Todd Potter and David Fore), Buckinghams (Carl Giammarese), Coachmen (Bruce Watson and Jeff Travis), Fever Tree (Rob Landes, Michael Knust and E.E. Wolfe), Josefus (Pete Bailey and Ray Turner), Kingsmen (Mike Mitchell, Dick Peterson, Barry Curtis and Marc Willett), Love (Bryan Maclean), ? and The Mysterians (Rudy Martinez), Seeds (Sky Saxon), Small Faces (Ronnie Lane), 13th Floor Elevators (Roky Erickson, Danny Galindo, Clementine Hall, Powell St. John and Tary Owens), Turtles (Mark Volman), Vanilla Fudge (Carmen Appice and Mark Stein) and Zephyr (David Givens)


The Tapestry Of Delights: The Comprehensive Guide to British Music Of The Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976

ISBN: 1-899855-00-9
by Vernon Joynson
Published September 1995. 600 pages. £28.00 NOW OUT OF PRINT

The book covers British rock and pop between 1963-1976. It includes detailed discographies (albums, EPs, singles and retrospectives) for almost all entries as well as personnel details, biographical information, in most cases some comment about the music, compilation listings and an up-to-date rarity scale for album and 45 releases between 1963-1976.

A wide range of musical genre are covered: mainstream rock and pop, Merseybeat, R&B, folk, folk-rock, jazz-rock, blues-rock, psychedelia, freakbeat, glam-rock, progressive rock, including many artists who didn't attract the publicity they deserved at the time and many who'd never appeared in music encyclopaedias before. At the time of publication it was the most comprehensive and detailed encyclopaedic guide of this era. The book was profusely illustrated with 12 pages of colour.

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Cosmic Dreams At Play: A Guide to German Progressive and Electronic Rock

ISBN: 1-899855-01-7
by Dag Erik Asbjornsen
First published May 1996. 237 pages. £21.50. NOW OUT OF PRINT

This is a guide to the music of German groups in the progressive/electronic genre. The A-Z listing includes personnel details, album discography and analysis of the music. The book is well illustrated with six pages of colour. There is also a listing of the more important record labels for this genre, a guide to beginners in the study of the genre and suggestions for further reading.


Knights Of Fuzz: The Garage and Psychedelic Music Explosion, 1980-1995

ISBN: 1-899855-02-5
by Timothy Gassen
Published January 1996. 302 pages. NOW OUT OF PRINT

This was effectively the second edition of Echoes In Time. It contains hundreds of band histories, discographies and interviews; historical analysis of the music, video and events of the 1980s garage scene; a guide to 1980s garage/psych compilations and fanzines; and dozens of rare photos and graphics.


Fuzz Acid and Flowers: A Comprehensive Guide to American Garage Psychedelic and Hippie Rock (1964-1975)

ISBN: 1-899855-03-3
by Vernon Joynson
Third Edition Published December 1995. 432 pages. £24.00 NOW OUT OF PRINT

See ISBN 0-9512875-5-9 for description.


The Tapestry Of Delights: The Comprehensive Guide to British Music Of The Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976

ISBN: 1-899855-04-1
by Vernon Joynson
(Second Edition) Published September 1996. 600 plus pages. £28.00 NOW OUT OF PRINT

See ISBN: 1-899855-00-9 for description, but this edition had an update at the end.


Adrift In The Ether: The Complete Guide to British Psychedelic Music in the 1990s

ISBN: 1-899855-05-X
by Christopher Williams
Published April 1997. 192 pages. £19.50 NOW OUT OF PRINT

The most complete guide to the flourishing UK psychedelic music scene of the 1990s. It details the careers of more than 200 bands with a full history and exhaustive discography for each one.


Supplement to Fuzz Acid and Flowers: A Comprehensive Guide to American Garage Psychedelic and Hippie Rock (1964-1975)

ISBN: 1-899855-07-6
by Vernon Joynson
Published September 1997. 163 pages. £6.50 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This supplement contains updates to the edition published in August 1993.


The Tapestry Of Delights: The Comprehensive Guide to British Music Of The Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976

ISBN: 1-899855-08-4
by Vernon Joynson
(Third Edition) Published June 1998. 724 pages. £32.50 NOW OUT OF PRINT

See ISBN: 1-899855-00-9 for description, but this edition had an update at the end, which was also available separately. See ISBN: 1-899855-09-2 below.


Supplement to The Tapestry Of Delights: The Comprehensive Guide to British Music Of The Beat, R&B, Psychedelic And Progressive Eras 1963-1976

ISBN: 1-899855-09-2
by Vernon Joynson
Published June 1998. 123 pages. £6.50 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This supplement contains updates to the edition published in 1995. Profusely illustrated, it includes over 1,000 new entries and/or updates; an expanded section on relevant sixties and seventies compilations and soundtracks; details lots of recent retrospective compilations.


Dreams Fantasies and Nightmares From Faraway Lands: Canadian, Australasian and Latin American Rock And Pop 1963-1975

ISBN: 1-899855-10-6
by Vernon Joynson
First published September 1999. 476 pages. £28.00 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This was the third in a trio of publications aimed at providing a detailed encyclopaedic guide to rock and pop music of the golden era from the early sixties to the mid-seventies. Fuzz Acid and Flowers provided a comprehensive guide to the garage, psychedelic and hippie rock of the USA. The Tapestry Of Delights dealt with a wide range of musical genres in the UK during this era.

This publication branches out to cover rock, pop, beat, folk, folk-rock, blues-rock, psychedelia, flower pop, garage, progressive rock and more from Canada and Australasia in the era. It also provides an introduction to Latin American beat, psychedelia, garage and progressive rock. This book includes many artists who failed to attract the publicity they deserved at the time and many who've never appeared in music encyclopaedias before. It contains over 2,600 entries and is profusely illustrated including 12 pages of colour.


Scented Gardens Of The Mind: A Guide To The Golden Era of Progressive Rock (1968-1980) In More Than 20 European Countries

ISBN: 1-899855-12-2
by Dag Erik Asbjornsen
Published October 2000. 552 pages. £25.00 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This book provides a comprehensive guide to progressive rock and related music genres in more than 20 European countries. It perfectly complemented our earlier publication Cosmic Dreams At Play, which was a guide to German progressive and electronic rock. Most entries contain personnel details and discographies and a description of the music. The book is profusely illustrated with a four-page colour section in the centre. There is currently no similar English language encyclopaedic guide to the music in all these countries


An American Rock History Part Five: The Midwest C: Minnesota and Wisconsin (1960-1997)

ISBN: 1-899855-11-4
by Hugh MacLean and Vernon Joynson

The fifth in the series of US regional discographies, was a detailed study of artistes and groups from Minnesota and Wisconsin (including the twin cities of Minneapolis/St Paul and Milwaukee) with discographies, band personnel details, and in most cases some comment about the artistes and the music. Rock, pop, jazz rock, country rock, folk rock, punk, new wave, garage, psychedelia, heavy rock, new country, all are covered. 16 pages of black and white and colour illustrations.

This was the final publication in this series, which was discontinued at this point.


Up Yours! A Guide To Punk, New Wave and Early Post Punk

ISBN: 1-899855-13-0
by Vernon Joynson
Published September 2001. 552 pages. £29.50 NOW OUT OF PRINT

25 Years on from the punk explosion, this book provides a detailed guide to UK punk, new wave and early post punk. Concentrating primarily on the 1976-82 period, the book provides an A-Z listing of relevant artists with discographies, personnel details, band histories and comment on the music. Individual entries also include details of reissues and retrospective compilations. At the end of the book there are sections detailing many of the various artists compilations of this era and key record label discographies. The book is profusely illustrated throughout with black and white illustrations (including previously unpublished photos) and there is a 12-page colour section too.


Fuzz Acid and Flowers Revisited: A Comprehensive Guide to American Garage Psychedelic and Hippie Rock (1964-1975)

ISBN: 1-899855-14-9
by Vernon Joynson
First published September 2004. 1,108 pages. £30.00 NOW OUT OF PRINT

Assembled with the help of avid record collectors, this book is the most detailed guide to US psychedelia, garage and hippie rock of the 1964-75 era. It provides an A-Z listing of relevant artists with discographies, personnel details, band histories, comment on the music and, in some cases, includes the personal recollections of band members. Individual entries also include details of reissues, appearances on retrospective compilations and chart entries. There is also a rarity scale for albums. At the end of the book there is a list of all compilations referred to with label details and year of release as well as discographies for three leading sixties reissue labels: Sundazed, Gear Fab and Akarma. The book is profusely illustrated with 12 pages of colour illustrations.


Fuzz Acid and Flowers Revisited: A Comprehensive Guide to American Garage Psychedelic and Hippie Rock (1964-1975)

ISBN: 1-899855-16-1
by Vernon Joynson
Hard back November 2007. 1,108 pages. THIS WAS A STRICTLY LIMITED EDITION OF 750 COPIES. NOW OUT OF PRINT

This is a hard back edition of ISBN: 1-899855-14-9

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Dreams Fantasies and Nightmares From Faraway Lands Revisited: Canadian, Australasian and Latin American Rock And Pop 1963-1975

ISBN: 1-899855-17-3
by Vernon Joynson
Published July 2008. 766 pages. £32.50 NOW OUT OF PRINT

This publication covers rock, pop, beat, folk, folk-rock, blues-rock, psychedelia, flower pop, garage, progressive rock and more from Canada and Australasia in this era. It is a revamped version of Dreams Fantasies and Nightmares published in 1999. It also includes a vastly expanded South American section and a completely new South African section.

The encyclopaedic guide contains discographies, line-up information and brief biographies for many of the entries included, as well as some comment about the music, compilation listings and an up to date rarity scale for album releases between 1963-1976. many artists who didn't attract the publicity they deserved at the time and many who'd never appeared in music encyclopaedias before are included in this book. The book is profusely illustrated and includes 12 pages of colour illustrations.

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