Pink Floyd Related Books
H - K
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This is a listing of the various Pink Floyd related books I have in my Pink Floyd reference library, beginning with the letters H-K. Publishing information, including title, author, publisher, date published, ISBN number, page length, and a brief summary is provided about each book in an effort to aid anyone who wants to obtain copies of these works.
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Pink Floyd Related Books H - K
- Hang on to a Dream - The Story of The Nice by Martyn Hanson
- Harvest Festival
- Hawkwind - Sonic Assains by Ian Abrahams
- Jimi Hendrix - Electric Gypsy by Harry Shapiro and Caesar Glebbeek
- Jimi Hendrix - The Man, The Music, The Memorabilia by Caesar Glebbeek and Douglas J. Noble
- The Henry Cow Book by Chris Cutler and Tim Hodgkinson
- Hippie by Barry Miles
- The History of American Bandstand by Michael Shore with Dick Clark
- The History of Canadian Rock `n' Roll by Bob Mersereau
- Hit Men by Fredric Dannen
- Home Studio Essentials by Jeff Touzeau
- Hot Wacks Book XV - The Last Wacks
- Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 1
- Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 2
- Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 3
- Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 4
- Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 5
- I Killed Pink Floyd's Pig - Inside Stories of Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll by Beau Phillips
- I Want to Take You Higher - The Psychedelic Era 1965-1969 by The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
- I Was There - Gigs That Changed the World by Mark Paytress
- The Illustrated Collectors Guide to Hawkwind by Robert Godwin
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock compiled by Nick Logan and Bob Woffinden
- The Illustrated Jimi Hendrix by Geoffrey Giuliano
- In Session Tonight by Ken Garner
- Inner Visions - Explorations in Magical Consciousness by Nevill Drury
- Inside Classic Rock Tracks - Songwriting and recording secrets of 100 great songs, from 1960 to present day by Rikky Rooksby
- June 1st, 1974 - Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Nico, Eno, Mike Oldfield and Robert Wyatt: The Greatest Supergroup of the Seventies by Dave Thompson
- Kaleidoscope Eyes - Psychedelic Rock From the `60s to the `90s by Jim DeRogatis
- The Kinks - All Day and All of the Night by Doug Hinman
- The Knebworth Rock Festivals by Chryssie Lytton Cobbold
Pink Floyd Related Books H-K
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Hang on to a Dream - The Story of The Nice
Author: Martyn Hanson
Publisher: Foruli Classics, 2014 revised edition, softcover, ISBN: 978-1-905792-61-0, 267 pages.
Synopsis: A book about the band, The Nice. Includes stories about the band playing with Pink Floyd in the 1960s, and of The Nice's guitarist, Davy O'List, dressing up like Syd Barrett to stand in for a missing Barrett with Pink Floyd during the 1967 Hendrix tour.
Publisher: EMI Records, 1999, hardcover, CN: 7243 5 21198 2 0, 120 pages.
Synopsis: A book that looks at the history of Harvest Records. Issued with 5 CDs of music from various Harvest artists, including Pink Floyd, David Gilmour, and Syd Barrett. The book includes stories and interviews with numerous people associated with Harvest Records over the years, with stories from many people that worked with Pink Floyd.
Hawkwind - Sonic Assains
Author: Ian Abrahams
Publisher: Lumoni Press, 2017, softcover, ISBN 978 1542379038, 323 pages, no index.
Synopsis: A book about the history of Hawkwind and their influences.
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Gypsy
Authors: Harry Shapiro and Caesar Glebbeek
Publisher: St. Martin's Press, 1995, ISBN 0-312-13062-7, 769 pages.
Synopsis: An excellent book on the life of Jimi Hendrix. Includes a complete listing of tour dates, including the dates of the November 1967 U.K. tour with Pink Floyd. Also includes a photograph of the concert poster for the Tulip Bulb Auction Hall, May 29, 1967, with the Pink Floyd.
Jimi Hendrix - The Man, The Music, The Memorabilia
Authors: Caesar Glebbeek and Douglas J. Noble
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1996, ISBN 1-56025-099-2, 224 pages.
Synopsis: A large book about the musical career of Jimi Hendrix, full of pictures. It includes a photo of the 1967 Hendrix-Pink Floyd tour folder and a couple of tickets and posters from the December 1967 U.K. tour with the Pink Floyd.
The Henry Cow Book
Compilers: Chris Cutler and Tim Hodgkinson
Publisher: Third Step Printworks, 1981, U.K., 116 pages.
Synopsis: A collection of documents, artworks, and information about the band Henry Cow, from the years 1968 to 1978. Includes concert schedules, set lists, press releases, musical scores, photographs, newspaper reviews, concert posters, artworks, and related memorabilia. Henry Cow was formed by students at Cambridge University, and their first concert was in support of Pink Floyd at the Architects Ball, Homerton College, Cambridge, England, on June 12, 1968. They also worked with Anthony Moore and Robert Wyatt.
Author: Barry Miles
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2004, U.S., hardcover, ISBN 1-4027-1442-4, 384 pages.
Synopsis: A large full-color book that looks at the Hippie period from 1965-1971 and the cultural changes that were taking place such as psychedelia, the London underground, the summer of love, IT and OZ, etc. Features a section on Pink Floyd with a look at Syd Barrett, the Spontaneous Underground, the Technicolour Dream, light shows, UFO, rare concert posters, etc. Also covers the Beatles, Timothy Leary, Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bill Graham, the Acid Tests, Byrds, fashion, Wavy Gravy, Doors, Love, Mothers of Invention, Velvet Underground, Fugs, orange sunshine, Monterey, LSD, Move, Brian Jones, Black Panthers, Charlie Manson, Fillmore East, Paris riots, Janis Joplin, the Weathermen, Woodstock, Altamont, Steppenwolf, the sexual revolution, Amsterdam, Gay Pride, Kent State, Chicago, Alice Cooper, Earth Day, Zabriskie Point, Bath Festival, Jim Morrison, and the Hippie Legacy. A fantastic book.
The History of American Bandstand
Authors: Michael Shore with Dick Clark
Publisher: Ballantine Books, 1985, ISBN 0-345-31722-X, 235 pages.
Synopsis: The story of American Bandstand TV show. Includes a write up of the 1967 appearance by Pink Floyd on the show.
The History of Canadian Rock `n' Roll
Author: Bob Mersereau
Publisher: Backbeat Books, 2015, softcover, ISBN 978-1-4803-6711-1, 298 pages.
Synopsis: A book about the history of rock music in Canada. Includes coverage of Canadian artists and record companies. Features segments about Bob Ezrin working with Pink Floyd, and Pink Floyd's influence on Canadian rock.
Author: Fredric Dannen
Publisher: Vintage Books, 1991, ISBN 0-679-73061-3, 407 pages.
Synopsis: The inside story of power brokers and fast money inside the music business. Includes the detailed story of Dick Asher and CBS Records attempt to break Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2) on Top 40 radio without paying the Network of independent promoters.
Home Studio Essentials
Author: Jeff Touzeau
Publisher: Course Technology, 2009, ISBN 978-1-59863-839-4, 256 pages.
Synopsis: A book about the various elements involved in setting up a home studio. Features an excellent 44 page interview with Phil Taylor about the design and set up of David Gilmour's Astoria Studio, including all the equipment used and techniques involved.
Hot Wacks Book XV - The Last Wacks
Publisher: The Hot Wacks Press, 1996, ISBN 0-96980 80-3-8, 802 pages.
Synopsis: The sixth edition of Hot Wacks, the bootleg bible. This book lists both vinyl and CD bootlegs by title, with record company and catalog number, songs, sound ratings, source, and time. Includes 20 pages of Pink Floyd bootleg listings.
Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 1
Publisher: The Hot Wacks Press, 1996, ISBN 0-9698080-4-6, 208 pages.
Synopsis: First supplement book to Hot Wacks Book XV. Includes 3 pages of Pink Floyd bootleg listings.
Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 2
Publisher: The Hot Wacks Press, 1996, ISBN 0-9698080-0-3, 214 pages.
Synopsis: Second supplement book to Hot Wacks Book XV. Includes 3 pages of Pink Floyd bootleg listings.
Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 3
Publisher: The Hot Wacks Press, 1996, ISBN 0-96980 80-2-X, 238 pages.
Synopsis: Third supplement book to Hot Wacks Book XV. Includes 4 pages of Pink Floyd bootleg listings.
Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 4
Publisher: The Hot Wacks Press, 1996, ISBN 0-9698080-5-4, 256 pages.
Synopsis: Fourth supplement book to Hot Wacks Book XV. Includes 3 pages of Pink Floyd bootleg listings.
Hot Wacks Book - Supplement 5
Publisher: The Hot Wacks Press, 1997, ISBN 0-9698080-8-9, 248 pages.
Synopsis: Fifth supplement book to Hot Wacks Book XV. Includes 2 pages of Pink Floyd bootleg listings.
I Killed Pink Floyd's Pig - Inside Stories of Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll
Author: Beau Phillips
Publisher: Peanut Butter Publishing, 2014, softcover, ISBN 978-1-59849-168-5, 260 pages.
Synopsis: A book of stories about rock and roll artists by a former radio DJ. Includes the story of Pink Floyd lending their pig to a radio station in Seattle, and it being stolen.
I Want to Take You Higher - The Psychedelic Era 1965-1969
Author: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Publisher: Chronicle Books, 1997, hardcover, ISBN 0-8118-1725-3, 208 pages.
Synopsis: A large book full of essays and pictures on the psychedelic bands. Includes a look at the early Pink Floyd by Barry Miles, with photos of some rare Pink Floyd posters and live performances.
I Was There - Gigs That Changed the World
Author: Mark Paytress
Publisher: Cassell Illustrated, 2005, softcover, ISBN 1-84403-512-3, 288 pages.
Synopsis: A book about significant concerts, from Robert Johnson to Oasis. Features Pink Floyd peformances at All Saints Church Hall 1966, Pompeii 1971, and the 14 Hour Technicolour Dream 1967. Includes information about the shows and pictures.
The Illustrated Collectors Guide to Hawkwind
Author: Robert Godwin
Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, 1993, ISBN 0-9695736-1-8, 176 pages.
Synopsis: An illustrated discography of Hawkwind. Includes a brief comparison of Hawkwind and Pink Floyd, and an October 16, 1992 interview with Sci-Fi writer Michael Moorcock in which he talks about meeting Syd Barrett and Pink Floyd, and also about Snowy White.
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock
Authors: Compiled by Nick Logan and Bob Woffinden of New Musical Express
Publisher: Harmony books, 1976, ISBN 0-517-52853-3, 256 pages.
Synopsis: An encyclopedia of rock bands with discographies. Includes an entry about Pink Floyd.
The Illustrated Jimi Hendrix
Author: Geoffrey Giuliano
Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc., 1994, hardcover, ISBN 0-7858-0003-4, 96 pages.
Synopsis: An illustrated history of Jimi Hendrix. Includes a mention of the 1967 Jimi Hendrix-Pink Floyd tour and has a photo of a 1967 Holland concert poster with Pink Floyd.
In Session Tonight
Author: Ken Garner
Publisher: BBC Books, U.K., 1993, ISBN 0-563-36452-1, 320 pages.
Synopsis: An excellent reference book about the BBC Radio 1 recordings. Includes details of every "Peel Session" broadcast, including information on Pink Floyd BBC recording dates. Also includes limited edition CD with Syd Barrett song.
Inner Visions - Explorations in Magical Consciousness
Author: Nevill Drury
Publisher: Penguin Books, 1994, ISBN 0-14-019283-2, 142 pages.
Synopsis: An examination on how art and music feed on myth and ancient magic. One chapter "The Rise of Cosmic Music" includes a section called "Inner Space connections - enter Pink Floyd."
Inside Classic Rock Tracks - Songwriting and recording secrets of 100 great songs, from 1960 to present day
Author: Rikky Rooksby
Publisher: Backbeat Books, U.S., 2001, ISBN 0-87930-654-8, 175 pages.
Synopsis: An interesting book that examines songs from a technical and stylistic standpoint. Includes the Pink Floyd songs See Emily Play, and Astronomy Domine (live).
June 1st, 1974 - Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Nico, Eno, Mike Oldfield and Robert Wyatt: The Greatest Supergroup of the Seventies
Author: Dave Thompson
Publisher: Independent Publishing, 2013, softcover, ISBN 978-1489572837, 331 pages, no index.
Synopsis: A chronological look at the artists of the ACNE concert, and related artists, from 1965 to 1975. Includes album information and reviews, concert reviews, and television appearances. Features various Pink Floyd mentions, as well as coverage of Nick Mason sessions, such as a review of the Robert Wyatt show at Drury Lane, London on September 8, 1974, with Nick Mason on drums.
Kaleidoscope Eyes - Psychedelic Rock From the `60s to the `90s
Author: Jim DeRogatis
Publisher: Citadel Press, 1996, ISBN 0-8065-1788-3
Synopsis: An interesting look at psychedelic rock, from it's origins to modern times. Chapter 5 is Pink Floyd: Pipers at the Gates of Dawn. Also includes a section on the 14 Hour Technicolour Dream concert.
The Kinks - All Day and All of the Night
Author: Doug Hinman
Publisher: Backbeat Books, 2004, U.S., ISBN: 0-87930-765-X, 352 pages.
Synopsis: A complete listing of all the Kinks concerts, recordings and broadcasts from 1961-1996. Includes brief mentions of Pink Floyd in some of the listings.
The Knebworth Rock Festivals
Author: Chryssie Lytton Cobbold
Publisher: Omnibus Press, 1986, ISBN 0-7119-0774-9, 96 pages.
Synopsis: A book on the history of the Knebworth Rock Festivals. Features an article and photos of the 1975 Pink Floyd performance at Knebworth.