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Roy Wood: The Move, Wizzard and beyond by John Van der Kiste
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I have just finished reading this book, and am very impressed. This is a well-written, thoughtful and entertaining insight into Roy Wood, his life, and music with The Move, Wizzard and his solo career.

This honestly is one of the best biographies I've ever read, as it is written in a clear, genial style which is easy to get to grips with and the words flow smoothly. It is an art form to have the ability to write informatively yet concisely, whilst simultaneously entertaining the reader, and the author of this book is far ahead of the others with that particular skill.

I certainly would recommend Roy Wood: The Move, Wizzard and Beyond to anyone who is even only… Read more
The Big Music Quiz Book by John Van der Kiste
The Big Music Quiz Book by John Van der Kiste
This is a comprehensive, very enjoyable and large collection of music quiz questions covering a very wide range of material which all generations can enjoy. Ideal for parties, pub quizzes or simply as a personal challenge, the book contains something for everyone. The mix of musical genre is excellent, containing a perfect blend of easy, middling and more difficult questions. I also like the fact that the answers are in one block at the end of the book, rather than separately after each quiz, as that removes the temptation to have a little 'cheat'. The introduction to the book is clear, friendly in approach and really conveys the author's deep love and knowledge of all types of music… Read more