A softback book, giving a fictional account of the making of two low budget pop LP's on the SAGA label from 1967.Beat Club and Swinging London are two (largely) anonymous artefacts from the periphery of the swinging sixties, and John Hall builds their story from research and forensic examination of what his copies of the records have to say, the music, the sleeves, the scribbles on the back of the sleeves..36 Pages, fully Illustrated in colour. Not handmade, but a limited edition made for a project on music, ritual and tradition. Written and produced for the Seasoning Project in 2017.
Ideal for crate-diggers, kitsch lovers, 60's pop fans and anyone who survived being in a band.
" a thrillingly weird project for sure" ( Wire magazine)."
A dusty fragment of 60’s vinyl recording history fascinated us and turned into an imagined world of the dense ordinariness of making pop music in the form of a written story read to us in a dimly lit room. ..."(Audience comment from public reading)
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