Boy About Town: A Memoir

Boy About Town Chapter by Song #49

HELLO HOORAY THE SECOND STORY CHAPTER  in Boy About Town could as easily have been entitled ‘School’s Out.’ That number one hit from the summer of 1972 served as my...
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Boy About Town competition winner

Congratulations to Pascal Cheng, who has just won himself a signed copy of Boy About Town. Pascal joined a shortlist of seven readers who chose to put forth their fave...
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Boy About Town Chapter By Song #50

COULD IT BE FOREVER I HAVE RECEIVED A FAIR AMOUNT OF GOOD-NATURED STICK  for opening Boy About Town with the admission that my first proper 7” single purchase was for David...
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Win A Signed Copy of Boy About Town

  For those who’d like to read more about the stories behind some of the ancient (i.e. 1970s-1980) photos I’ve been posting recently, Boy About Town will be available in...
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A punk, a soulboy and a mod walk into a pub…

A punk, a soulboy and a mod walk into a pub… and wonder why nobody dances. The Apocalypse at the Trafalgar in Shepherd’s Bush Shopping Centre, Jan 10th, 1980. As...
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Boy About Town: A Memoir. Published today.

It’s the big day. Not Independence Day, though it is exactly 25 years since I moved into New York City. No, it’s publication day for Boy About Town: A Memoir....
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To Be Someone: An excerpt from Boy About Town

An un-edited excerpt from “Number 30: To Be Someone,” the 21st chapter in Boy About Town: A Memoir. Boy About Town is published on July 4 by William Heinemann in the UK....
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Boy About Town: Mojo awards four stars

Not a bad first review for my memoir, Boy About Town, published by William Heinemann July 4.  ...
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May 2021