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Blog: Jocknroll Review of the Year - Books

A confession. I’m a slow reader. I don’t mean I read slowly, I mean I don’t get through as many books in a year as I used to. 774 more words

Highlights and Halycon Days - My Own 2014

“Another year over, a new one just begun”

Here’s my summary of my own personal 2014.


Some of my favourite moments weren’t about me but my daughter. 2,215 more words


Win a copy of Simon Goddard's Postcard Records book!

It’s Competition Tuesday time over at the Third Rail Facebook page! To be entered into a draw to win a hard back copy of the new book by… 47 more words

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Simon Goddard – Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records

Simon Goddard does have a knack for timing, with Ziggyology released alongside Bowie’s surprise return and the V&A’s exhibition. There doesn’t seem to be a much better time to release a Postcard retrospective, with Edwyn Collins up for a SAY award for his first album since his major cerebral haemorrhage, Domino rereleasing the Orange Juice catalogue on vinyl and Roddy Frame releasing his first solo album in seven years. 361 more words

Edwyn Collins

Simon Goddard Q & A with Ian Rankin - Record Store Day

Simon Goddard’s wonderful book Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records is released today as part of Record Store Day.

Following the book launch at the Streetlevel, 103 Trongate in Glasgow last night, Simon Goddard chatted today with beer-drinking, record-buying, sometime book-writing and ex-Dancing Pigs frontman… 81 more words

Ian Rankin

Book: Simon Goddard - Simply Thrilled (Ebury Press)

One of the highlights of Record Store Day for me is the release of Simon Goddard’s latest musical tome. Following on from two books on the The Smiths – … 261 more words

Simply Thrilled, Barbed Wire Kisses & Mutant Moments & Memorabilia

This upcoming Saturday is Record Store Day, when I like to set my alarm for an almost unfeasibly early, pre-dawn rise that guarantees me first dibs or almost first dibs on whatever one-off limited edition vinyl rarities are on offer. 619 more words