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Gerry Marsden On Radio Five Live

19 Dec 2002
Tune into Sport on Five between 8pm and 9pm tonight when Gerry Marsden will be talking about This is Anfield. Gerry famously recorded 'You'll Never Walk Alone',...

We Have Stopped Taking Orders For Christmas Delivery

18 Dec 2002
Due to this busy time of year for the postal and courier services, we will not be able to deliver any recently-ordered books in time for Christmas....

This Is Anfield: 'the Greatest Football Book Ever'

18 Dec 2002
Liverpoolfc.tv, the club's official website, couldn't be more impressed with This Is Anfield. Read the review here.

Your Backstage Pass

12 Dec 2002
We are in the process of building an exciting new feature on this website. Look out for the Backstage coming in the New Year, your access to...

Maximum Who Is 'a Very Beautiful Thing', Says Time Out

11 Dec 2002
'a sublime Christmas gift idea... 'Maximum Who: The Who in the Sixties' is a signed and numbered limited-edition, large format, hardback book (in the style of similar...

Perfect Christmas Gift For Lennon Fans

03 Dec 2002
Sometime In New York City is a detailed personal portrait of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, featuring the mostly full colour and previously unpublished photographs of Bob...

Moonage Daydream Shipping Update

02 Dec 2002
The first shipment of Deluxe copies of Moonage Daydream are being sent to customers now. All the Deluxe copies will be shipped in the next couple of...

Liverpool Fc Host Launch Of This Is Anfield

22 Nov 2002
The official limited edition history of Liverpool FC was launched on Monday 18th November to great acclaim at Anfield. Over 20 players turned out at the club...

Sometime In New York City: Update

06 Nov 2002
The internet preview page for this wonderful book has been updated. Along with more photos and textual excerpts, it is now possible to see the distinctive aluminium...

This Is Anfield: Owen, Gerrard And Murphy Sign

25 Oct 2002
OWEN AND GERRARDWe are pleased to announce that Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard and Danny Murphy have just added their names to the historic tally of This Is...

Playback Launch A Huge Success

23 Oct 2002
George Martin's recent trip down under to launch his autobiography, Playback, was a resounding triumph. Sir George was guest speaker at a special 3-course dinner at the...

Maximum Who In The Media

15 Oct 2002
Andy Davis, editor of Record Collector, writes in the magazine's September issue: "Maximum Who is without equal... a photographic feast. It's meaty, beaty, big and bouncy and...

New On Site! - Hall Of Fame

11 Oct 2002
We have spent some time updating the Genesis website to include a section dedicated to our books that are fully-subscribed and out of print. The Hall of...

Blinds And Shutters - Ready For Christmas!

11 Oct 2002
Blinds and Shutters'The most stupendous rock'n'roll picture book ever published.' USA TodayBlinds & Shutters is simply our most famous book and widely regarded as a cult classic...

Playback Details On Site Now

07 Oct 2002
We have just opened our page on George Martin's illustrated autobiography, Playback. This remarkable story of the man who discovered The Beatles is available now at the...

Maximum Who Reviewed In Q Magazine

30 Sep 2002
Maximum Who hailed by Q Magazine as "a book to treasure" in the British October issue. "Here the group preen against a backdrop of shabby post-war Britain,...

Ravi Shankar Foundation

30 Sep 2002
Genesis is pleased to inform readers about The Ravi Shankar Foundation, which is creating a centre in New Delhi aimed to serve as a research and learning...

This Is Anfield: Steve Hale Awarded International Medal By Royal Photographic Society

26 Sep 2002
The award-winning photographer Steve Hale, behind the new Genesis title This Is Anfield, has just received one of his most prestigious accolades to date. Already the holder...

George Martin To Launch Playback In Australia

28 Aug 2002
Playback bindingSir George Martin will be visiting Australia to launch his Genesis limited edition set PLAYBACK in October. The worldwide launch of Playback will be held at...

Exile Sold Out!

22 Aug 2002
As predicted here in March this year, Dominique Tarle's highly successful book EXILE, the subject of the most wonderful reviews and subscriber acclaim over the past twelve...

Ian Callaghan On This Is Anfield Plus Steve Hale On Bbc Radio

16 Aug 2002
Liverpool FC legend Ian Callaghan, after viewing proofs of This Is Anfield, our forthcoming limited edition history of the club, told Genesis: 'It's going to be unique,...

George Martin Video Clip In The Picture House

15 Aug 2002
The latest addition to the Picture House is a short clip of George Martin playing on piano his own first composition. A studio recording of this track...

Maximum Who Reviewed In The Observer

15 Aug 2002
In the 4 August issue of The Observer (the UK national Sunday paper), Sean O'Hagan reviewed MAXIMUM WHO alongside one of Colin Jones's great photos of John...

Bob Marley - Update

15 Aug 2002
Work continues apace on Genesis Publications' tribute to Bob Marley and the list of contributors is growing rapidly. Bob's close friend Antonio 'Gilly' Gilbert recently gave a...

Maximum Who Competition Winner

15 Aug 2002
The winner of the MAXIMUM WHO competition was Christopher Clause from Canada. He wins a copy of Psychedelic Renegades. He supplied the correct answers to the following:In...

Jimi Hendrix

15 Aug 2002
We regret to announce that we will not now be publishing Jimi Hendrix: The Band of Gypsys. However Hendrix fans can look forward to Classic Hendrix, due...

Bowie's Heathen Nominated For Mercury Music Prize

15 Aug 2002
Bowie's new CD Heathen has been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, the high-profile award given annually for the best album of the year. The winner will...

Maximum Who: Deluxe Copies Sold Out

30 Jul 2002
And now we can announce that the 250 Deluxe copies of MAXIMUM WHO have sold out too. But don't worry, we still have regular copies available, those...

Tony Sheridan - And The Beatles In Germany

30 Jul 2002
Since starting this website back in 1997, as well as providing details of all new books we publish, we have gradually been adding full details of our...

Preview Of Binding Design For Playback

30 Jul 2002
Work on PLAYBACK, the Autobiography of George Martin, is almost complete. We shall be publishing this major limited edition, covering the life and career of the world's...

Two Video Clips For Maximum Who Online In The Picture House

22 Jul 2002
The two most recent additions to our library of video clips on this site focus on our new book MAXIMUM WHO, featuring the book's compiler Ross Halfin...

Moonage Daydream Deluxe Copies Sold Out

22 Jul 2002
Deluxe copies of MOONAGE DAYDREAM are sold out already. But don't worry, we still have plenty of regular copies available (though these are also selling like hot...

Maximum Who In Mojo Magazine

22 Jul 2002
There is a 6-page feature on MAXIMUM WHO in the latest (August) issue of Mojo magazine. All six photographers are included (a total of 13 shots in...

Moonage Daydream In High Demand; First Copies Due September

16 Jul 2002
Six-page colour brochures are being mailed out this week to everyone on the advance mailing list for David Bowie & Mick Rock's lavish history of Ziggy Stardust....

Order Raga Mala Today And Get It Personalised By Ravi Shankar

01 Jul 2002
Ravi Shankar is currently touring and recording in London, providing a unique opportunity for Genesis subscribers. Genesis' Managing Editor, Oliver Craske will be meeting with Ravi who...

John Entwistle

29 Jun 2002
Genesis Publications is deeply saddened by the news of John Entwistle's death. John died at age 57 in a Las Vegas hotel room on the 27th of...

Maximum Who Presented To The Band

21 Jun 2002
The first copies of MAXIMUM WHO will be shipped to customers next week. The book is already in great demand, and Deluxe copies will be sold out...

The Washington Post Acclaims Moonage Daydream As A 'masterpiece'.

21 Jun 2002
The Washington Post has given our new book by David Bowie and Mick Rock the very highest of praise. Writer Richard Harrington as follows: 'another limited edition...

Moonage Daydream Launched In The Sunday Telegraph Magazine (uk) - Orders Now Being Taken

21 Jun 2002
At last... advance orders are now being taken for our new book by David Bowie and Mick Rock, the ultimate history of Ziggy Stardust. MOONAGE DAYDREAM is...

Ravi Shankar In Concert At Royal Opera House.

21 Jun 2002
Ravi Shankar will be performing at London's Royal Opera House, Covent Garden this Sunday 23 June. The 82-year old sitar maestro, who won his third Grammy Award...

New Video Clip In The Picture House

18 Jun 2002
In the new short movie clip available on this site, photographer Mick Rock is filmed signing copies of his Syd Barrett book Psychedelic Renegades.

Six-star Exile In Musikexpress

18 Jun 2002
Exile was featured in the May 2002 issue of Musikexpress, 'Germany's biggest selling music magazine: 'Exile fixes the myth of the Stones with fascinating photos and and...

Bob Marley - A Limited Edition Tribute

13 Jun 2002
We're pleased to announce a major new publishing project for 2003; a limited edition tribute to the late reggae legend Bob Marley. It will feature Kate Simon's...

The Genesis Picture House

28 May 2002
Today we open the Genesis Picture House, a section of the site which will feature free short video clips relating to our books and authors. We start...

Exile - Don't Delay Your Order.

26 May 2002
Exile was published late last year in a limited edition of 2000 copies. Now there are fewer than 500 copies left. This book has been the subject...

Exile - Irrésistible Aux Français Aussi

26 May 2002
Exile also graces the pages of the current (April2002) issue of France's Jukebox Magazine. Excerpts from the review by Jacques LeBlanc: 'Il sait se faire discret pour mieux...

Exile - 'irresistible' To Q Magazine

26 May 2002
EXILE was given a maximum 5-star rating in a review titled BLISSFUL in the April 2002 issue of Q magazine. Mark Blake writes that Dominique Tarlé's pictures...

Maximum Who Off To Press

26 May 2002
MAXIMUM WHO: THE WHO IN THE SIXTIES has now gone into production. We expect to start taking advance orders in April/May. This new limited edition volume has...

The Genesis Picture House - Coming Soon.

25 May 2002
We shall soon be showing short video clips on this site relating to our books. Watch this space.

Houllier Signs For Genesis

25 May 2002
Gérard Houllier, manager of Liverpool Football Club, has agreed to sign the 250 Deluxe copies of our limited edition history of the club, This Is Anfield. He...

Reviews Section Opens - With More Reviews Of Exile & Psychedelic Renegades

25 May 2002
We have just opened a new Reviews Section on the site which will archive reviews for each book. It begins with those for the recent Psychedelic Renegades...

Maximum Who Now On Sale

25 May 2002
Orders are now being taken for this new limited edition. Maximum Who features the finest photographs of The Who in the Sixties, selected by Ross Halfin, who...

Queen Will Rock You

25 May 2002
Last week saw the opening of the new West End musical by Queen and Ben Elton, We Will Rock You, which is sold out for weeks ahead....

Exile In New York Times, Forbes Magazine, And On Bbc Radio Scotland

17 Mar 2002
EXILE was the subject of a New York Times magazine feature entitled Gimme Tax Shelter on 10 March. More details to follow soon.It was also discussed by...

Reviews Of Psychedelic Renegades

17 Mar 2002
Mick Rock's new book of Syd Barrett photographs was reviewed in the 15 February 2002 edition of Il Venerdi, the weekend magazine of Italy's national newspaper La...

Syd Barrett Competition Winner

17 Mar 2002
While Mick Rock was working at Genesis, he also drew the winning entry in our Syd Barrett competition. We received 262 correct entries, and the lucky winner...

When David Met Mick...

17 Mar 2002
Today is the 30th anniversary of the first meeting between David Bowie and Mick Rock, backstage at Birmingham Town Hall in 1972. Pictures that Mick took that...

Klaus Voormann - A Paintbrush Full Of Music

26 Feb 2002
A new TV documentary 'Klaus Voormann - A Paintbrush Full Of Music' was broadcast on 8 February by Swedish TV (dir. Rolf Hammarlund). Remember we still have...

Roger Waters Tour Dates

26 Feb 2002
Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters begins his 'In The Flesh' World Tour on 27 February in Cape Town. After taking in Africa, South and Central America, Japan,...

Exile Reviewed In Issue No. 100 (march 2002) Of Mojo Magazine.

18 Feb 2002
WISH YOU WERE HERE Rock's most decadent house party: the evidence. By Andrew Male. ...

It Was 40 Years Ago Today...

13 Feb 2002
On 13 February 1962 Brian Epstein, trying to find a record deal for his band The Beatles, met George Martin, then head of Parlophone Records, for the...

Yet More Reviews Of Exile

06 Feb 2002
We have had so many reviews of this book of Dominique Tarlé's beautiful photographs. We'll have to archive these all together on a separate page soon. For...

Syd Barrett Competition

06 Feb 2002
Win a photograph of Syd Barrett signed and personalised by photographer Mick Rock. Competition is now open and runs till 28 February. Details are on the Syd...

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