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News Archive 2004

We celebrated 30 years with 30 Flight Rock - an exhibit in Piccadilly. Hundreds of friends attended including Ringo Starr, Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor. GQ reviews the show and hails Genesis ‘the world's finest publisher of rock'n'roll photography’.



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Genesis Christmas Party

22 Dec 2004
The Genesis Christmas party took place last Thursday. In line with tradition, three hotly contested games of ten pin bowling were followed by dinner at Brian's favourite...

Major New Stones Project

14 Dec 2004
The Rolling Stones' 1975 Tour Of The Americas (or TOTA as it became known) saw Ronnie take the stage with the band for the first time; Keith...

Concert For George On Tv In Ny

14 Dec 2004
Concert For George was shown on Channel Thirteen in the New York area on Wednesday 8th December. It was shown as part of the week of fundraiser...

Moonage Raises £750 For Sudan

23 Nov 2004
Last week, one of the final unsold copies of MOONAGE DAYDREAM raised £750 to ease the suffering in crisis-hit Sudan. The book, signed by Mick Rock and...

Postcards On The Rise

22 Nov 2004
Our early publication price for a regular copy of POSTCARDS FROM THE BOYS was £295. Our selling price for the final copies was £450. It's now sold...

Contributors Applaud Classic Hendrix

22 Nov 2004
We have been receiving heaps of praise from the photographers who contributed to CLASSIC HENDRIX. Each of the photographers involved has received a copy of the book...

More Subscriber Postcards On Site

22 Nov 2004
We have added the last selection of postcards sent by the subscribers to Ringo, c/o Genesis. As POSTCARDS FROM THE BOYS has now sold out, the competition...

Postcards Has Sold Out

15 Nov 2004
One of our fastest-selling editions to date has officially sold out today. POSTCARDS FROM THE BOYS by Ringo Starr has had an incredible reception from both customers...

Classic Hendrix: Delivery And Comments

05 Nov 2004
The first regular copies of CLASSIC HENDRIX have been despatched to customers this week. The first Deluxe copies will leave in one week's time. If you want...

Classic Hendrix At Marquee Exhbition

05 Nov 2004
If you are undecided about ordering CLASSIC HENDRIX or have ordered it but can't wait to see it, you can view a copy of the book at...

Rebel Music On Vh1.com

01 Nov 2004
VH1 have interviewed Kate Simon about her new book with Genesis, Rebel Music: Bob Marley and Roots Reggae. In it she talks about how she started as...

More Subscriber Postcards On Site

27 Oct 2004
We have added to the site more of the delightful postcards that subscribers continue to send to Ringo via us praising Postcards From The Boys. We expect...

Exile Exhibition In London

25 Oct 2004
Exile, Dominique Tarlé's photographs of The Rolling Stones at Villa Nellcôte in 1972, was one of our most popular editions ever published. If you missed out on...

Ringo On Jonathan Ross Show Tonight

22 Oct 2004
Postcards From The Boys is now available in a redesigned mass market version which you can buy from all good book stores and on amazon.co.uk and amazon.com....

Frankfurt Book Fair 2004

06 Oct 2004
Tessa will be representing Genesis at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th October.

Classic Hendrix - Order Now!

23 Sep 2004
We are now taking orders for our latest limited edition Classic Hendrix. As usual, we expect Deluxe copies especially to sell very fast (it only took 4...

Last Post For Ringo

18 Sep 2004
Postcards From The Boys, one of our most popular editions ever, has nearly sold out. If you haven't bought your copy then order one now because they...

Classic Hendrix Details Coming Soon

16 Sep 2004
Details on our sensational latest edition, Classic Hendrix, will be on the website any day now. We are also preparing an unusual full colour brochure about the...

More Subscriber Postcards On Site

12 Sep 2004
Due to popular demand, we have put up some more postcards sent from the subscribers to Ringo and Genesis. We will continue to put these up regularly....

Ronnie Wood Art On South Bank Show

08 Sep 2004
Last Sunday the South Bank Show (ITV) presented by Melvyn Bragg, featured Ronnie Wood and concentrated on the Stone's art and music. Click here for details on...

Subscribers Rave About Rebel Music

18 Aug 2004
We have been inundated with praise from customers and Marley experts alike, who have received their copies of Rebel Music.We are posting this feedback on the Rebel...

Beatlefest 2004

13 Aug 2004
Ann from Genesis will be at the Beatlefest at O'Hare Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago from 5pm Friday 20th until Sunday. Click here for details.And Tessa from Genesis...

I Me Mine Selling For Nearly $7,500 On Ebay

11 Aug 2004
If you were ever in doubt that your Genesis limited edition was a worthwhile investment, then cast your eye over an item currently auctioning on Ebay.A copy...

Rebel Music Now In Stock

30 Jul 2004
Both full leather Deluxe copies, and quarter leather Regular copies of Rebel Music: Bob Marley and Roots Reggae have now arrived from our binders. We will be...

Killer Queen 'a Work Of Art'

23 Jul 2004
Juxtapoz magazine in the USA has called Killer Queen a "work of art". The review, which appeared in the magazine's September issue, goes on to say that...

Belgium's Leading Quality Covers Tfr

22 Jun 2004
De Standaard has also reviewed the exhibition with generous praise. It's article is entitled Rare Views of the Lives of Rock Stars and states: 'Music fans are...

Nme Devotes 8 Pages To Tfr

22 Jun 2004
The New Musical Express has splashed out eight pages on the exhibition, describing it as a collection of 'incredibly rare images of rock stars at work and...

States Blender Mag Gives Postcards 3 Stars

16 Jun 2004
One of America's hottest music magazines, Blender, has reviewed Postcards, calling it 'lushly packaged' with 'singular annotations' from Ringo. The critic also says: 'this is no naked...

Mojo Lauds Postcards

16 Jun 2004
MOJO is full of praise for Postcards from the Boys in its June issue. It refers to Ringo's book as 'much-talked about ... and thoroughly desirable quarter-leather-bound...

Record Collector Features Tfr

16 Jun 2004
The RC has devoted half a page to Thirty Flight Rock in its June issue. In a piece entitled Genesis Exhibitionism the magazine detailed photograhpers and their...

Midlands Media Cover Nottingham Tfr Opening

16 Jun 2004
As our Rock Icons exhibition moves from London to the Midlands with the opening today (Wednesday 16th till 22 June), local media has been showing great interest.So,...

Rebel Music Is Coming!

15 Jun 2004
Our newest title, Rebel Music: Bob Marley and Roots Reggae, is on its way.In the last week we've been overseeing the proof pages sent to us by...

Deluxe Version Of Rebel Music Now On Website

15 Jun 2004
We now have an exclusive first look at the Deluxe binding for Rebel Music: Bob Marley and Roots Reggae. Deluxe books are bound in full leather and...

Tfr Rolls On

10 Jun 2004
Thirty Flight Rock: Our 30th Anniversary Exhibition, 30 Flight Rock, has moved on from London and the next venue is The Penthouses, Park Rock 4, Castle Boulevard,...

Marley Book Marks 30th Anniversary Of Clapton's 'sheriff'

04 Jun 2004
Genesis Publications' latest title, Rebel Music: Bob Marley and Roots Reggae, is due to be published at the end of July; exactly 30 years since Eric Clapton...

Rebel Music: New Web Page Online Now

01 Jun 2004
We will soon be taking orders for the book Rebel Music: Bob Marley and Roots Reggae. In the meantime, we have a new web page online featuring...

Rebel Music: Bob Marley And Roots Reggae

21 May 2004
Eric Clapton - whose cover of Marley's 'I Shot The Sheriff' topped charts around the world in 1975 helping to make the song's author a household name...

Mick Rock Personalises Killer Queen

19 May 2004
Mick Rock was in attendance at the opening night of Genesis Publications' 30th anniversary exhibition 30 Flight Rock last week (13th May 2004). Also there were a...

Classic Rock Recommends Thirty Flight Rock Exhibition

17 May 2004
'If you're in the capital this spring, try to find time to pop into Thirty Flight Rock, an exhibition of some of the greatest rock photography ever.'So...

Leading Hotels In London Join The Ritz In Taking Exhibition Flyers

17 May 2004
Genesis is extremely happy to announce that The Savoy, Dorchester, Claridges, The Mandarin and Lanesborough have taken our flyers and will be recommending the exhibition to their...

National Press From Uk, Japan And Brazil Attend Media Party

17 May 2004
Press attendance at the Thursday part included The Sunday Times, Conran Magazine, Yomiuri Shimbun (the world's biggest selling paper with 10 million sales every day in Japan),...

Yahoo Entertainment Web Site Features Ringo Arriving At The Party

17 May 2004
Ringo and Barbara Bach were spotted by a cameraman arriving at the Wednesday party and found themselves featuring in a news story and webcam appearance on Yahoo....

Itn Runs Two Separate Stories On The Exhibition

17 May 2004
ITN ran an early morning story through the day from 6 o'clock about the exhibition, then a fuller account in the evening news.The first story featured Brian...

Stars All Attend The Opening Nights Of Tfr

17 May 2004
A starry cast celebrated our 30th anniversary on Wednesday and Thursday night in London with two former Stones, Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor, one former Beatle, Ringo...

A Smouldering Rod Stewart In Metro

17 May 2004
Metro, the freesheet for commuters in London, Glasgow, Leeds and Birmingham with nearly 1 million readers a day, has featured the Genesis exhibition, Thirty Flight Rock.With a...

Noel Redding 1945 - 2003

14 May 2004
Genesis Publications is very sad to learn that Noel Redding died on May 12th, aged 57. Noel Redding, who was bass guitarist for the Jimi Hendrix Experience...

Major Papers In Holland And Belgium Feature Tfr

12 May 2004
One of the leading papers in Holland, De Volkskrant, is writing about the exhibition to reach some 700,000 readers. While Belgium's leading quality tabloid paper, De Standaard,...

One Million Londoners Read About Tfr On The Evening Standard Website

12 May 2004
The Evening Standard web site, ThisIsLondon, with 1 million hits a day, is featuring the exhibition with pictures of Rod Stewart and friends. Also the Daily Mail...

Thirty Flight Rock Exhibition Hits 13 Million Orange Phones

12 May 2004
Orange Phones have featured the Genesis Rock Icons exhibition opening on Thursday with photos and text. This is appearing on the 13 million phones in the UK...

Historic First For Genesis Productions And Genesis Publications

12 May 2004
VH1 will be running a Genesis advertisement for Thirty Flight Rock across four channels from 20:53 tonight. The advert conceived, produced, shot and scored by our head...

Classic Rock, Mojo And Nme Feature Thirty Flight Rock

12 May 2004
Three of the leading names in the music press are featuring the exhibition as we count down to the opening of the 30th Anniversary Exhibition.Watch out for...

Thirty Flight Rock: Guest List Now Closed

11 May 2004
The guest list for the private viewing of the Genesis exhibition, Thirty Flight Rock, on Thursday 13th May is now closed. We've had an overwhelming response from...

The Guardian Welcomes 'rare Glimpses Into Domestic Lives Of Rock Stars'

10 May 2004
Today (Monday's) Guardian also ran a prominent story on TFR which it stated 'features the work of some of the most noted rock photographers'. The article went...

Altogether More Than 6 Million Readers Find Out About Genesis Exhibition

10 May 2004
With the combined readerships of The Daily Express, Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and Metro, the freesheet for commuters, the total number of people who read about our...

The Daily Express Features Thirty Flight Rock

10 May 2004
The Express devoted almost half a page on the show, featuring Rod Stewart, Bowie and Entwistle and Mum. It talks of 'topless' Rod Stewart in his bed...

The Daily Telegraph Devotes Nearly Half A Page To Genesis Exhibition

10 May 2004
The week our Rock Icons exhibition, Thirty Flight Rock (TFR) kicked off today (Monday 10th May) with a news story in The Daily Telegraph. This features shots...

The Bbc Devotes Six Pages To Genesis Exhibition On Its Website

10 May 2004
The BBC website with 15 million hits a day and some 3 million unique users, has featured Thirty Flight Rock on its Front Page (Entertainment) with a...

Gq Says 'don't Miss' Thirty Flight Rock

07 May 2004
Magazine of the Year, GQ, has written a glowing preview of our exhibition opening next week. In their June issue, just out, they wrote: 'Genesis Publications is...

Ireland's Sunday Indy Flags This Is Anfield As 'stunning'

06 May 2004
In a warm and good-humoured review, Life Magazine, the Sunday Indy's weekend supplement has described This Is Anfield thus: 'it is as lavish and indulgent a book...

Record Collector Awards Postcards Five Stars

06 May 2004
Record Collector has given a generally positive review of Postcards from the Boys, calling it 'a thing to behold as a Beatles artefact, signed by the man...

Observer Greets Postcards As 'a Good Investment'

06 May 2004
The Observer has broken from its tradition of lambasting Genesis Publications for the price of its books. On the contrary, in his generous review of Postcards from...

Genesis, 'cartier Of The Publishing World'

06 May 2004
The British Beatles Fan Club Magazine has paid Genesis Publications a great honour in its current review of Postcards from the Boys.The Fanzine wries: 'In Genesis you've...

Mick Rock & Astrid Kirchherr Book Signing

06 May 2004
As a special thank you to all our customers, we would like to invite you to the press launch night of our exhibition, Thirty Flight Rock, on...

Mojo Beatles Special Tips Tfr

29 Apr 2004
The current MOJO special on The Beatles celebrates the excellent Beatles exhibition at The Redferns Music Picture Gallery in London until 8th May. MOJO are sponsoring the...

Thirty Flight Rock Featured In Conran Mag

29 Apr 2004
Conran's prestigious lifestyle magazine, Live It, is featuring TFR, devoting nearly a page to the exhibition at the front of the book. The article has used one...

Genesis Publications 30th Anniversary Exhibition In London

29 Apr 2004
We are delighted to announce a large exhibition of photos of rock icons in the heart of London. Thirty Flight Rock (TFR) will open on 13th May...

The Observer Runs Review Of Postcards

23 Apr 2004
England's oldest Sunday newspaper is running a review of Ringo's Postcards from the Boys this Sunday - 25th April. The piece will run in the Review section...

Bbc Shows Concert For George Friday Night - April 16th

15 Apr 2004
BBC Four, the BBC's cultural channel, is showing the documentary, Concert for George, this weekend on Friday night at 9 p.m. This was executive produced by Genesis...

Mick Rock Exhibition In Liverpool

08 Apr 2004
The Mathew Street Gallery in Liverpool is holding a Mick Rock exhibition from 7th May to 2nd July. Photos of David Bowie, Queen and Syd Barrett will...

German Broadcaster Celebrates Postcards

06 Apr 2004
SWR1 in the Werner Koehler show has hailed Postcards from the Boys as 'a delicious bite for not just Beatles fans. An extra-ordinary book, which is extremely...

Jack Magazine Roars On The Reds

06 Apr 2004
Jack magazine has given This Is Anfield [link] a great welcome. A review in the April issue calls it 'not so much a coffee-table tome as a...

Q Special Uses Kate Simon Photos From Marley Book

06 Apr 2004
Q has trailed Kate Simon's forthcoming book with us, Rebel Music: Bob Marley and Roots Reggae, using a number of her photos and naming the book in...

Italy's Leading Paper Celebrates 30 Years Of Genesis

06 Apr 2004
Il Corriere della Sera, Italy's biggest selling newspaper, has published a three page feature on Genesis in its March edition of Io, the lifestyle magazine. The article...

Brian May Talks About Killer Queen On Inflight Tv

06 Apr 2004
In televised specials for both Cathay Pacific and South Africa Airways Brian May has discussed Killer Queen. Leafing through the book, for which he has written the...

Virgin Radio Interviews Brian May On Killer Queen

06 Apr 2004
Listen out for the second part of the Ben Jones interview on Virgin Radio with Brian May featuring Killer Queen on Sunday 11th April. There is also...

Mojo Beatles Special Uses Two Genesis Books

06 Apr 2004
The current Mojo Beatles special, The Beatles, Classic, Rare & Unseen, features eight photos from our book with Jurgen Vollmer, From Hamburg to Hollywood. It also has...

The Concert For George Is To Be Broadcast At 11.30pm Tonight On Bbc1, After The Jonathan Ross Show.

02 Apr 2004
Further details can be found on the BBC website.[concertforgeorge.com]

Classic Rock Goes Big On Killer Queen

30 Mar 2004
Classic Rock has used Mick Rock's photos from Killer Queen for its front cover in its current April issue. It has used 28 photos in its feature...

Mojo Describes Genesis As Leader In Its Field

30 Mar 2004
MOJO, the influential and prestigious British music magazine, has paid Genesis Publications a great complement as we celebrate our 30th anniversary.In the current Beatles Special Limited Edition...

Californian Mag Hails Postcards As Exquisite

30 Mar 2004
Valley Scene, the magazine distributed to nearly 100,000 homes in California's San Fernando Valley, has run a very positive review of Postcards from the Boys.Literary editor Phyllis...

Subscribers Send Ringo Postcards From Around The World

30 Mar 2004
Postcards from subscribers to Ringo, c/o Genesis, are being delivered in sack loads. Thank you to all those who have sent us their messages from all corners...

Bbc Radio 2 Says Killer Queen Is 'amazing'

19 Mar 2004
One of BBC's most popular shows, The Steve Wright Show on Radio 2, has called Killer Queen 'an amazing book of photographs, chronicling a period in the...

Elle (germany) Features Postcards

17 Mar 2004
Elle (Germany) has written about Postcards in the current issue of the woman's magazine which has 500,000 readers. The article calls the book ' a special album'...

Q Calls Killer Queen A Must-have

17 Mar 2004
In the same issue Q is full of enthusiasm for Killer Queen, writing: 'Mick Rock shot the band in all their early period pomp ... This impressive...

Q Magazine Calls Postcards 'a Charming Curio'

17 Mar 2004
Q has pinpointed Ringo's lost years in its current April issue. It highlights the fact that Ringo's commentary to the cards reveal that he can't remember playing...

Mojo Recommends Postcards

17 Mar 2004
MOJO also recently praised Postcards from the Boys, Ringo's book with us. It showed the book in its guide in the March issue as an item to...

Mojo Uses Killer Queen Photo For Front Cover

17 Mar 2004
The current (April) issue of MOJO has done Mick Rock and Genesis Publications proud. The Freddie Mercury Marlene Dietrich-inspired portrait from our new book Killer Queen features...

Roger Taylor On Steve Wright Show To Talk About Killer Queen

15 Mar 2004
Roger Taylor, the former Queen star and co-author of our new book Killer Queen, will be on BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright Show on Wednesday 17th March....

Genesis Titles Still On The Rise

09 Mar 2004
Henry Pordes booksellers in Charing Cross Road, London are offering second-hand Deluxe copies of three Genesis titles. The three in question are Cook's 'Endeavour' Journal, Darwin's 'Beagle'...

Ft Calls Postcards An 'objet D'art'

01 Mar 2004
The Financial Times this weekend described Postcards from the Boys as 'more of an object d'art than a book' and 'a huge, beautifully packaged album of postcards...

Concert For George Broadcasts

01 Mar 2004
The Concert for George DVD went back to Number One on Amazon after being screened on PBS television in the USA.The Concert will be screened in Britain...

Postcards 'indispendable' Says Spanish Sunday Mag

23 Feb 2004
Il Semanal, Spain's weekend magazine read by 4.5 million people has run a eulogy with seven pictures on Postcards from the Boys.Il Semanal writes: 'The book is...

La Repubblica Hails Killer Queen

23 Feb 2004
La Repubblica, Italy's top quality tabloid has devoted five pages to Killer Queen in its weekend magazine, il Venerdi.It calls the book ' A dream in a...

Collector's Top Mag Features Postcards

20 Feb 2004
Collect It!, the collector's favourite magazine featuring everything from teddy bears to cut crystal kittens, has run a colourful piece on Postcards From The Boys.With four pictures,...

New Mag Ink Awards Killer Queen Top 5 Star Rating

20 Feb 2004
The acclaimed new literary magazine Ink lavishes generous praise on Killer Queen in its current March issue.The review calls it 'this beautiful book ... a tactile feast...

Anfield: The Guardian Hails 'leather Bound Monster'

20 Feb 2004
The Guardian Guide has praised This Is Anfield, Genesis Publications' modern history of Liverpool FC in a review, admiring 'its lavish evocation of glorious games'. The book,...

Usa Beatlemania 40th Anniversary

16 Feb 2004
'America was the best. It was a dream, coming from Liverpool.' Ringo StarrIt was forty years ago, in 1964, when The Beatles triumphantly conquered America. For those...

House Of Guitars Supports Killer Queen

12 Feb 2004
House of Guitars (www.basscentre.com), which supplies equipment to stars such as Brian May of Queen, are kindly supporting our book, Killer Queen, by stocking brochures in both...

North East Hails Postcards

12 Feb 2004
North East Lifestyle, the glossy magazine for Newcastle, is featuring Postcards on three pages in its current Spring issue. Postcards, it says, 'gives an intimate insight into...

Stern Judgement Of Postcards

12 Feb 2004
One of Germany's leading weekly magazines, Stern Magazine (2 million readers) has praised Postcards in a double page spread. It described Postcards as 'a sumptous book with...

Genesis And George Martin Visit Montserrat

28 Jan 2004
The picture shows Nick Roylance on the island of Montserrat finishing the filming of the forthcoming Playback DVD. On Montserrat Sir George Martin showed the Genesis crew...

Heroes And Villains

28 Jan 2004
Genesis are pleased to inform customers of a fantastic forthcoming edition called Heroes and Villains, the portrait photographs of the acclaimed photographer David Steen. Look out on...

Postcards From The Boys Update/competition

27 Jan 2004
We would like to thank all those customers who have ordered Postcards From The Boys. Your order is very important to us. We really must apologise in...

Elle (greece) Calls Moonage 'the Bible'!

21 Jan 2004
The Greeks have taken to Moonage Daydream. Elle in Athens in its current issue describes the Bowie/Mick Rock book as 'The Bible - its price is in...

Ringo's Own Back Yard Features Postcards

21 Jan 2004
Ringo's old local paper when he lived in Elstead, the Farnham Herald, has given Postcards From The Boys a great fanfare on the front page of its...

Playback Dvd - From Abbey Road To Montserrat

20 Jan 2004
2003 was a busy time for our George Martin: Playback DVD production. In December alone, six new contributors took part in our filming which has been in...

New Literary Mag Hails Killer Queen

14 Jan 2004
Ink, the new magazine for book lovers and writers, has splashed a whole page on a Mick Rick portrait of Queen ('Nude Queenies', as they joked) half...

Bbc Radio Enthuses Over Postcards

14 Jan 2004
BBC Radio this week praised Postcards From The Boys as 'so brilliantly produced' as well as 'unique and unusual'.In his morning show on BBC Southern Counties, which...

Uncut Magazine Gives Killer Queen Pole Position

13 Jan 2004
The highly acclaimed Uncut (Magazine of the Year and International Magazine of the Year in 2003) has devoted the first page of its first section - Dispatches...

America's Cup Limited Edition

12 Jan 2004
Genesis Publications is teaming up with renowned artist Michael Frith for a book celebrating all the history, beauty and excitement of the America's Cup.In 2001, the cup...

World-wide Interest In Postcards

09 Jan 2004
Press around the world have been calling to cover Postcards From the Boys and we have signed deals with Stern in Germany, la Nacion in Argentina, The...

Liverpool Papers Greet Postcards From The Boys

09 Jan 2004
Liverpool's morning paper, the Daily Post, has just devoted almost its whole Page 3 to Ringo and Postcards From the Boys.The article, stated: 'Postcards offers a fascinating...

Postcards 'will Delight Fab Four Connoisseurs' Says Sunday Times

05 Jan 2004
Postcards From The Boys was the Sunday Times Magazine's cover story yesterday. The four double-page-spread article included many images of the postcards in the book with captions...

Postcards From The Boys In Sunday Times

04 Jan 2004
Welcome to all Sunday Times readers. As you will see, every copy of Postcards From The Boys is made by hand. Already orders have been received from...

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