This Day in Music Books have published books on Prince, Madonna, Oasis, A-Ha, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, The Smiths, Black Sabbath, Queen, Iron Maiden, The Clash, The Wedding Present and  The Jam.

Titles published in 2020 included official books with Simple Minds – Heart Of The Crowd, Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy: The Musical Journey of Free and Bad Company and Killing Joke: A Prophecy Fulfilled.  Other titles in 2020 were Paul Weller: Photographs by Andy Crofts, It’s All Too Much by David Stark, Rush – The Day I Was There, Hickory Wind: The Biography of Gram Parsons and Pegasus Epitaph: The Story Of The Legendary Rock Group Love.

Both Simple Minds – Heart Of The Crowd and Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy: The Musical Journey of Free and Bad Company went to No.1 on the Amazon music new releases best sellers chart.

In 2020 we sold and shipped books to over 150 countries worldwide.

Heart of the Crowd box

Recently we had two of our authors (Andy McCluskey from Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark and David Gedge from The Wedding Present) appear at the Louder Than Words literary festival in Manchester, England, where they both carried out Q&A sessions to sold out crowds.

This Day in Music Books sister site This Day in Music was launched in 1999 and is one of the longest running music sites on the Internet.

This Day In Music brings together all the significant events in the history of rock and pop, the facts, the figures, the dates, the times and the places, and most of all the stars that made rock and pop the most vibrant art form of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Brands and companies TDIM have worked with include, Universal Music, EMI Records, Warner Music, Rhino, Music Sales, Audio Boom, 7 Digital, I Like Music, Gibson, Music Magpie, The Cavern Club. TDIM has been featured many times in the media on the BBC, NPR, Sky News, Virgin Radio, Heart Radio and countless radio stations around the world.

This Day in Music have also published a series of iPhone and iPad apps for Classic Rock Magazine and some of the biggest acts in the world including Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones.


Paul Weller and Any Crofts
Paul Weller and Andy Crofts. Photograph by The Nest Home & Cafe