Tells the story of Britain's embrace - and ultimate domination - of rock 'n' roll, from the earliest days with Bill Haley and the Comets to the emergence of the Beatles and Merseybeat, illustrated with photographs by photographer Harry Hammond.
Alwyn W Turner is a widely published writer on British popular culture. He is the author of The Biba Experience, co-author of Cult Rock Posters 1972-1982, and editor of Portmeirion. He has contributed to The Rough Guide to Rock and the BBC website, and once ghosted a book for Screaming Lord Sutch. His most recent book is Crisis? What Crisis?, an account of high politics and low culture in 1970s Britain.