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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Gerinski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2020 at 09:11
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Great book chock block full of photos.
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No I haven't got a copy myself yet.....I only flipped thru the pages of a copy from one of my colleague's bookshelves which i casually perusing about 2 weeks ago :). I'm planning to get a copy for Xmas or just after the Xmas break....a.s.a.p. Smile
That's great! Happy Xmas!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote triptych Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2020 at 09:33
Originally posted by Gerinski Gerinski wrote:

Originally posted by triptych triptych wrote:

Originally posted by Gerinski Gerinski wrote:

Originally posted by triptych triptych wrote:

Great book chock block full of photos.
Do you have it? Smile
Did you enjoy it?

No I haven't got a copy myself yet.....I only flipped thru the pages of a copy from one of my colleague's bookshelves which i casually perusing about 2 weeks ago :). I'm planning to get a copy for Xmas or just after the Xmas break....a.s.a.p. Smile
That's great! Happy Xmas!

MERRY XMAS TO YOU AND FAMILY MAN  :):)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gerinski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 31 2020 at 03:58
A new 5-stars review in Amazon for the book, which raises the total rating to 4.6 stars over 5 (all but one reviews and ratings gave the book 5 stars, the one exception being a 3-stars rating without comment).

The Spanish version continues with a total rating of 5 out of 5 (ALL the reviews and ratings have given it 5 stars).

"Great book, what I would have dreamed of reading 40 years ago!
Unique content, knowledgeable and entertaining, describes what you would have always wanted to know, after buying Melody Maker, Musical Express, Popular1..." 





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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gerinski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 10 2021 at 12:58
Yet another 5-stars rating (unfortunately without review) for the Spanish version, which maintains its total rating of 5 out of 5 after already 12 ratings!

The Englih version remains with a rating of 4.6 out of 5.

Which means that taking together both language versions, out of 21 ratings, 20 of them are 5-stars and 1 of 3-stars (unfortunately without review).




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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gerinski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 21 2021 at 11:57
Hi, just to inform those who might be interested, Amazon.es has reduced the price even further to 20.49
A good opportunity for those who can order to this Amazon portal.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gerinski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 12 2021 at 16:08
Another 5-stars review, this one for the Spanish version in the webpage of the FNAC store.
So far out of 22 ratings, 21 are 5-stars and 1 3-stars.

"An astonishing guide.

This work has surprised me in an exceptional way. I am not a musician, although I have lived indirectly linked to this profession for many years, so some of the instruments are quite familiar to me. However, I want to emphasize that having always been a fan of symphonic rock, reading this guide has been fascinating.
Not only because of the amount of anecdotes and curiosities that it gathers, but above all, because the author has managed to transport me to the stages where those works were performed with all these instruments, through an impressive collection of photographs, citing the most representative works, or even specifically , the exact song where a certain instrument model sounded. To me at least, simultaneously searching for those songs on YouTube and listeing to them, has unlocked countless memories of the past, making this reading not only entertaining and instructive, but highly rewarding. Highly recommended."



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Dark Elf Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 12 2021 at 16:12
^ Yes, but does it have Ian Anderson playing the claghorn?


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gerinski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 12 2021 at 17:20
No it's only got 286 pages, not enough for everything! Smile
But sure enough Ian Anderson is featured!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gerinski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2021 at 02:47
The latest issue of PROG Magazine (issue #117, february 2021) reviews the book:


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