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Jumpin' In The Fire by Sean Tyla
Jumpin' In The Fire by Sean Tyla
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Rockin' Tonight, 30 Dec 2010
Ageing rock 'n' rollers don't necessarily rock when they take a seat in front of the keyboards and relate the story of their lives. However, Sean Tyla, opposed to Keith Richards, does! The guy's obviously a natural and so he tells us what happened in, around, and after this great Pubrock band called immeculately DUCKS DELUXE. It's obvious, I used to be a fan. They were big in the Netherlands (if you can get big there), end even bigger in France. And while writing this I've put a tape of the Ducks live at Boddy's Music Inn on and it's rockin' and jiving! Great stuff! Now Sean has filled us in on the history of the Ducks and the Tyla Gang, who followed after the Ducks ground to a halt in… Read more
Tor! The Story of German Football by Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger
Tor! The Story of German Football by Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Toooooooor!!, 25 July 2002
I've been a dedicated follower of football since that fateful day in Dortmund's Stadion Rote Erde some 40 years ago when Alemannia Aachen lost 3-5 to Borussia Dortmund after a 3-1 lead and Yugoslavian goalie Beara breaking his leg (again) - and I've always been inclined to read about the game as well as watching it, but I then had to come across a book on German football that I could sincerely recommend to others. I've now found it in Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger's "Tor!" which is not only detailed and precise on the factual side but also well-written and highly entertaining. The balance of facts and anecdotes is perfect, and Mr Hesse-Lichtenberger's detached perspective and often… Read more