The paperback edition of the long-awaited book of Neil Cossar's online calendar guide to half a century of rock and pop milestones and trivia. Births, deaths and marriages, No1 singles, drug busts and arrests, famous gigs and awards..all these and much more appear in this fascinating 50 year almanac. Using a page for every day of the calendar year, the author records a variety of rock and pop events that took place on a given day of the month across the years. This Day in Music is fully illustrated with hundreds of pictures, cuttings and album covers, making this the must-have book for any pop music fan.
Neil Cossar has run www.thisdayinmusic.com the website on which this book is based, since 2000. In the 1980s, Neil was guitarist with R&B band The Cheaters who released three albums. He has represented artists such as INXS, Glen Campbell, Def Leppard, LeAnn Rimes, The Charlatans, The Proclaimers and The Specials.