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By Ian Whitcomb

First released in 1972, Ian Whitcomb's After the Ball is an exuberant account of the origins and explosion of renowned song, educated via the author's shop of expertise within the box as a pop sensation of The Sixties.

'Brash, discovered, humorous and perspicacious.... the writer of this free-wheeling, diverting heritage used to be a pupil at Trinity collage, Dublin, whilst he created a rock hit 'You flip Me On,' and skilled a quick, bewildering season as a traveling rock star. This book... is his attempt to give an explanation for that have to himself, and, well-educated guy that he's, he is going all of the as far back as the 1st pop bestseller (in sheet track, of course), 'After The Ball,' and all of the approach ahead to the 1960s.' New Yorker

'One of the simplest books on well known song to return alongside within the previous few years.... Whitcomb's personal involvement with track regularly surfaces to make the ebook either revealing and hugely enjoyable.' Seattle Times

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