By the end of 1968 The Beatles were far too busy squabbling with each other, while The Stones had simply stopped making music; English Rock was coming to an end. This title tells the story of six stars that travelled to edge of sanity: Pete Townshend, Ray Davies, Peter Green, Syd Barrett, Nick Drake, and David Bowie.
Clinton Heylin is one of the leading rock journalists in the world. He is the author of the definitive biography of Bob Dylan as well as the two volume history of his songs Revolution in the Air and Still on the Road. He has also written on all aspects of the history of rock from The Beatles to the Velvet Underground.