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Redcar Coatham Bowl
the book

IF YOU'RE IN A HURRY YOU CAN JUST PUSH THE BUTTON

Don't worry, there's another one at the bottom of the page

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26,000 word history

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359 memorabilia items

200 packed pages

190 photographs

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Event timeline 1964-2014

Quotes from musicians who played there & concert goers who went to see them.

What they said about Chris' earlier music books...

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"The authors and brilliant photographs have vividly captured a moment in time." Ed Bicknell, former manager of Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler, Bryan Ferry, Scott Walker, Gerry Rafferty.

"As you turn through the pages, you can feel the 1960s swinging... superbly illustrated with vintage memorabilia as well as the photographs." Chris Lloyd,
THE NORTHERN ECHO

"Christopher Wilson has written and collated a genuinely touching & refreshing stroll down memory lane with this fabulous book... It opens so many joy filled memories of evenings spent in the breathtaking company of the original Fleetwood Mac, The Who... Joe Cocker... many of whom I had the extraordinary pleasure of opening for when I was in local bands... a must have and a must read... Well done Christopher!!!" David Coverdale, WHITESNAKE

"Once in a while a book comes along that resonates very deeply for some people. Backstage Pass:Redcar Jazz Club is such a book." John Roberts, COASTAL VIEW & MOOR NEWS.

"Produced with love and a real passion for the history of this iconic venue." WATERSTONES' BOOK STORE


"This book not only helps transport you to more innocent days but puts my memory in touch with all the other bands and musicians that filled that stage with groove and excitement. A good read, catalogue and history book. great times by the sea." Zoot Money, ZOOT MONEY'S BIG ROLL BAND

"...a really great piece of work..." John McCoy, singer & promoter


"Absolutely brilliantly put together."  Terry Carter, guitarist LEGEND

"Beautifully produced and presented"Forrie Cairns, Clyde Valley Stompers

"This amazing book... If you love music history you will absolutely love this book." Brian Kelly, DJ  COAST RADIO, New Zealand.

"this one is a true gem... incredibly well written and the pictures range from fantastic to astonishing... a clear labour of love for those who have created it..." Lee Ricketts blogspot.

"...studded with more than 200 fascinating photos, which tells the definitive story of a seaside venue which made musical waves across Britain." Dave Robson THE GAZETTE

"One of the best books I have ever read." Russ Naylor.

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"Looks fantastic... a great piece of work which will serve as a time in history for future historians, excellent." Dave Macnamara, bass guitarist and singer

"Devoured it in almost one sitting! Fabulous stuff... vingettes were a joy to read." Ken Robinson, bass player

"...full of information, photos, family trees wonderfully presented by the author." Dave Julian

"...the book far exceeds all my expectations... excellent narrative of how the music scene evolved over those ten years... This book is an absolute must..." Terry Carter, guitarist, LEGEND

"Boys In The Bands is a stunning work of art. Thank you so much for compiling this masterpiece." Phil Udall, bass player

"Brilliant book... I can't put it down. I thought I knew everything about the Teesside group/band era of the 60s because I was there... after reading a few pages I now realise I knew very little..." Mark Aynsley Hay, singer.

"...brilliant descriptions of that atmospheric period." Mike Gutteridge, singer & guitarist

"Like the Redcar Jazz Club book, this new one is a great document of a special musical time." Paul Flush, keyboard player

"I'm blown away with the photos, the memories and the sheer breadth and depth of what you've been able to capture." Jackson Griffith.

"A truly magnificent book... packed with facts and information." Stan Laundon, website administrator.

"Superb." Paul Butler, guitarist & singer.

"...this well laid out and fascinating book - full of great stories..." Alan Sturt, guitarist & singer.




 

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So that's those two. This third music volume bookends the history of Redcar's two most famous venues.

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THE BUTTON BELOW WILL TAKE YOU TO THE SHOP DIRECT PAGE. THE BOOK IS SOFTBACK FORMAT & COSTS £34.99 + £5 P&P.
UK SALES ONLY

OVERSEAS BUYERS PLEASE VISIT THE BOOK CORNER
https://bookcornershop.co.uk/
 

ALSO AVAILABLE FROM STOCKISTS
The Book Corner, Milton St, Saltburn
Black Slab Records, Milbank Tce, Redcar
Guisborough Bookshop, Chaloner St, Guisborough
Holly Blue, Milton St, Saltburn
Holmans Bookshop, Skinner St, Whitby
Roxy Posters & Music, Station Rd, Billingham
Whitby Bookshop, Church St, Whitby
Northern Rocks Vinyl at Kiwi, Osborne Rd, Hartlepool

 

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