No-frills compendium catalogues exactly what its title says. Of Channelling The Beat!’s 696 pages, all but 20 are dedicated to chronological listings of the TV and film appearances of British posters who were active in the 1960s. Everyone is here.
It gives me great pleasure to announce today the publication of a new book, entitled ‘LOOK WOT THEY DUN!’ (The Ultimate Guide to UK Glam Rock on TV in The ‘70s). Whether you’re a keen collector or just someone who
I was recently interviewed by Spencer Leigh for his Radio Merseyside ‘On The Beat’ show, and as well as talking about my ‘Channelling the Beat!’ book (available from Amazon!), we included rare tracks by The Rolling Stones, Gene Vincent, The
CHANNELLING THE BEAT: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO UK ‘60S POP ON TV by Peter Checksfield (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, UK, 2018, paperback, 696 pages) Sometimes, a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do—and I suspect that the motivation behind
Recent months have been a very eventful time for me, with both extreme highs and extreme lows. The highest point was the publication in July of my first book, ‘Channelling The Beat!’, which has received almost unanimous glowing reviews; to
Cliff Richard (up until 1969) Marty Wilde Billy Fury Johnny Kidd and The Pirates The Pirates Adam Faith Joe Brown The Shadows (up until 1969) Hank Marvin (up until 1969) Helen Shapiro Eden Kane John Leyton Mike Berry and The
CHANNELLING THE BEAT: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO UK 6Os POP ON TV Leaves no stone (Rolling or otherwise) unturned in chronicling 6Os pop on TV As long-standing readers of Record Collector will know from my regular column in the mag,
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1723468215/ https://www.amazon.com/dp/1723468215/ With 30 years of research, over 700 info-packed pages, and a foreword by Peter Noone, Mike Pender, Tony Crane MBE, Brian Poole, Steve Ellis & Billie Davis,‘Channelling The Beat!’ more than lives up to its subtitle ‘The Ultimate