A list of books related to Hull music and musicians. Click the blue links for more information (work in progress - keep checking back for more links)...

  • Cara Mia: The David Whitfield Story - Alan Britton
  • It's Different For Girls – Mark Phillips and Margaret Brown
  • Teach Me To Be A Summer's Morning – A Portrait Of Lal Waterson
  • Bands, Booze And Ballrooms - Dorothy Desforges
  • Nearly Famous – Ray Moody
  • Hull Jazz And Jazzmen – Laurie Dex
  • Aces High – Johnny Pat
  • One Man And His Bog – Ian Smith
  • Wreckers Of Civilisation: The Story Of COUM Transmissions And Throbbing Gristle – Simon King
  • Bedsit Disco Queen – Tracey Thorn
  • The Housemartins – Nick Swift
  • Propaganda: Hull Rock Against Racism – Richard Lees
  • Mick Ronson: The Spider With The Platinum Hair – Weird & Gilly
  • Last Orders At The Liars' Bar – Mike Pattenden
  • My Life With Bowie - Woody Woodmansey
1st Edition
Introducing The Band
Kindred Spirit
Live On Stage
New Youth
Town International
Zed's Replica

  • Magazine: Pardon? Pardon? fanzine was launched in 1991 – we only have one issue (issue 2) and have no idea if there were any more put out – can you help?
  • Magazine: fRoots, October 2009  
    October 2009 edition of the national magazine fRoots (formerly known as Folk Roots) including a five page feature on The Watersons, and a cover shot picturing Norma and Mike Waterson alongside Martin Carthy and Eliza Carthy.
  • Magazine: Zazu  
    Magazine published in the late 1980s and based at Albany Street, Spring Bank, Hull. We have only seen one issue – there may have been more?
    Do you have any other issues? Were you involved with Zazu? If so we’d love to hear from you so please get in touch…
    Here’s the lowdown on the Roland Gift ...
  • Magazine: Sandman Sandman first hit the Hull streets in late 2003, a bi-monthly free music magazine which was part of a group of similar titles – Sandman also had distinct regional versions in York, Sheffield and Leeds. Even as a standalone publication, some of the content was common across all four imprints, though the cover feature was ...
  • Magazine: Country Music People, July 1982  
    Hull’s country star Tammy Cline adorned the cover of the Country Music People magazine in July, 1982. Tammy has a double page interview in the magazine, in which (in true Hull style) she innocently berates Emmylou Harris’s backing band for not dressing smartly enough! (She wasn’t being mean, we don’t think…)
    One of Hull’s most underrated ...
  • Magazine: Folk Roots, March 1986  
    The Watersons (or some of them, at any rate) adorn the front cover of national magazine Folk Roots, back in March 1986.
  • Magazine: Zed’s Replica Magazine first published in 2004. We have only seen one issue and at present we don’t know if there were any more.
    Do you have any other issues? Were you involved with Zed’s Replica? If so we’d love to hear from you – so please get in touch…