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News Archive 2008
Paul Weller authored A Thousand ThingsA Day In The Life introduced the late Michael Ward's photos of The Beatles. Moonage Daydream sold out, as did Pleased To meet You. And then we announced the Storm Thorgerson's Taken By Storm...




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From Station To Station Limited Edition Prints

16 Dec 2008
David Bowie by Geoff MacCormack A selection of Geoff MacCormack’s rare photographs of David Bowie are now available as limited edition photographic prints from rockarchive.com (www.rockarchive.com/geoff-maccormack-prints.html). The photographs,...

Pleased To Meet You - Sold Out

09 Dec 2008
Michael Putland’s Pleased To Meet You has now sold out with just two copies left in the edition that are sure to be snapped up today. This...

Paul Weller & Paul Smith Up For Auction

24 Nov 2008
The signed guitar available to buy at auction tomorrow Tomorrow (25th November) Bonhams of Knightsbridge, London, will auction a beautiful Epiphone Casino guitar that is signed by both...

The Who Sell Out

21 Nov 2008
As The Who return to England to finish their 2008 world tour we have news of an edition that is also almost complete, The Who Live. Published...

Special Thanksgiving Offer

20 Nov 2008
A Day In The Life by Michael Ward Genesis Publications presents a special Thanksgiving offer for readers worldwide. Order a copy of A Day In The Life, the...

Adventurous Beatles Track Unearthed

18 Nov 2008
Paul McCartney - 1967 Sir Paul McCartney has confirmed the existence of an unreleased Beatles track from 1967, one that many people believed was a myth until now....

Thin Wild Mercury: Dylan By Schatzberg

17 Nov 2008
Bob Dylan by Jerry Schatzberg An exhibition of Jerry Schatzberg’s iconic images of Bob Dylan will go on display from this Thursday (21st November to 25th January) at...

Easy Company Competition Results

11 Nov 2008
Easy Company - Deluxe We would like to thank everyone who entered the competition to win a deluxe copy of our latest title, Easy Company 506th PIR: In...

Unseen Beatles Concert Footage Uncovered After 44 Years

04 Nov 2008
The Beatles - Mania Days What is believed to be the only recording of a Kansas City Beatles gig from 1964 has been rediscovered by a fan who...

Johnny Cash's - America

27 Oct 2008
Johnny Cash - America Due for release tomorrow (Oct 28th) Johnny Cash's - America is a DVD/CD set that looks at the man, his vision and how he...

Geoff Maccormack Personalises Subscribers’ Books

24 Oct 2008
Geoff MacCormack personalises copies of his book at the Genesis office Geoff took time out of his busy schedule to visit the Genesis office earlier this week. It...

All Together Now – The Beatles

20 Oct 2008
All Together Now, a DVD documenting the creation of the theatrical phenomenon Love is released today (Oct 20th). It documents what went into producing the groundbreaking project,...

Steven Spielberg & Damian Lewis Join The Ranks!

20 Oct 2008
Steven Spielberg on the set of Band of Brothers Steven Spielberg has contributed a poignant Afterword to Easy Company – In Photographs. Along with Tom Hanks, Spielberg produced...

Coming Soon - Taken By Storm

17 Oct 2008
Genesis are delighted to announce the new title ‘Taken By Storm’ a very special signed and limited edition boxed set featuring the artwork of Storm Thorgerson. A...

Easy Company In The News

15 Oct 2008
Click here to read the latest review of our stunning new limited edition in the UK’s daily national newspaper, The Independent. The Independent joins The Daily Record who...

Weller - A Thousand Things - Last Copies

10 Oct 2008
Only 50 copies now remain of the critically acclaimed A Thousand Things by Paul Weller and as of Monday, October 13, the price will increase from £250...

Wood On Canvas To Sell Out!

08 Oct 2008
Wood On Canvas is a fascinating tribute to Ronnie’s art that has toured the globe in numerous solo exhibitions, and a must-have for any fan of Ronnie...

Bob Dylan 'Tell Tale Signs' - Exclusive Preview

30 Sep 2008
Oct 7, 2008 is the official launch date of Bob Dylan's latest album in his 'bootleg' series, Tell Tale Signs - Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006. However, from...

Damian Lewis Signs-up

29 Sep 2008
We are proud to announce that actor Damian Lewis, who portrayed Richard Winters in the award-winning TV series Band of Brothers, has personally signed all of the...

Win International Fame And A Ringo-signed Drumhead

23 Sep 2008
Ringo’s ‘All-Starr Tour 2008’ is the subject of a photographic contest to see who can come up with the best shot of Starr and his band. The...

The Who On Tour - Usa And Japan

16 Sep 2008
This autumn The Who are playing a string of dates across America (October 21 to Nov 9) and Japan (from Nov 13 to 17). They finish in...

Sold Out – Moonage Daydream

12 Sep 2008
Moonage Daydream: The Life and Times of Ziggy Stardust, by Mick Rock and David Bowie, is now sold out. Featuring Mick Rock’s iconic photographs, Moonage Daydream was...

Snap Gallery - The Rolling Stones

11 Sep 2008
Photographers Dominique Tarlé and Michael Cooper open their Rolling Stones archives this weekend, Saturday September 13, with an extensive exhibition of images at the Snap Gallery, Birmingham...

Available Now: Easy Company 506th

03 Sep 2008
The Men of Easy Company and Genesis Publications are delighted to announce the release of Easy Company 506th PIR - In Photographs. The new, signed, leather-bound limited...

Kate Simon Interviews For Interview

01 Sep 2008
Genesis author Kate Simon is already one of the world's foremost portrait photographers, but now she's turning her attention to journalism. At the moment, she's acting as...

Captain Cook's Boomerang

29 Aug 2008
A boomerang collected by the explorer Captain James Cook is predicted to sell at auction for up to £60,000. Cook brought the boomerang back to England in...

Brian Epstein's Management Contract For Sale

15 Aug 2008
The Beatles' original management contract with Brian Epstein goes under the hammer this September and is expected to sell for a massive £250,000. It was originally signed...

Rock & Roll Heroes Exhibition

14 Aug 2008
A selection of Genesis books and prints has gone on display at Paul Smith's flagship 'Space' store in Tokyo, Japan. The exhibition takes over the complete fourth...

A Garden For George - Online

12 Aug 2008
Following on from the success of the George Harrison-inspired garden at the 2008 Chelsea Flower Show (see here) a website taking you through the design, development and...

Elvis Week 2008 - Free Shipping

11 Aug 2008
Saturday saw the start of Elvis Week 2008. The annual celebrations are centred on Graceland in Memphis and give fans a chance to get together and celebrate...

Beatles For Sale

06 Aug 2008
A 30-minute tape of a Beatles recording session has sold for £9,800 at auction in the UK. The reel-to-reel recording was found in an attic and features...

E. Company Remember Normandy 1944

30 Jul 2008
A monument commemorating the heroism of Easy Company, 506th PIR, has been unveiled at Brecourt Manor, Normandy. It was here that the 'Band of Brothers' successfully destroyed...

Martin Acoustic Guitars Celebrate 175 Years

29 Jul 2008
This year C.F. Martin & Co. celebrates 175 years of guitar building excellence. Coveted the world over, they are favoured by guitar legends such as Eric Clapton....

Csn Return With First Studio Album Since 1994

22 Jul 2008
Due in 2009 and produced by the legendary Rick Rubin, CSN will come together in the studio for the first time in 14 years to produce an...

Easy Company 506th - 'Band Of Brothers'

15 Jul 2008
Click here for an overview of the next limited edition book soon to be published by Genesis: a first-hand account of the liberation of Europe, told through...

Sgt Pepper's Drum Sells For Over £500,000

14 Jul 2008
The drum that takes centre stage on the cover of The Beatle's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album, has been sold at auction for over £500,000....

Stills & Hendrix 'lost' Album Found

11 Jul 2008
It has been reported that Stephen Stills has found an album he recorded with Jimi Hendrix. Previously lost, Stills admits that even he was unaware of its...

Welcome Goldmine Magazine Readers

10 Jul 2008
Genesis publications are delighted to welcome readers of Goldmine Magazine who have come to read more about 'A Day In The Life'. This book and portfolio boxed...

The Who - 'slip Kid' Exclusive

09 Jul 2008
This Saturday, 12th July, The Who will be played tribute to at the VH1 Rock Honours show by performances from artists including Pearl Jam and the Foo...

Jerry Lee Lewis Contributes To 'Johnny Cash: American Legend'

04 Jul 2008
Those who have registered their interest in the eagerly-anticipated 'Johnny Cash: American Legend' will be delighted to learn that Jerry Lee Lewis has now contributed to the...

David Bowie: Last Chance

03 Jul 2008
'Moonage Daydream', by David Bowie and Mick Rock, is close to selling out for ever. Fewer than 50 copies remain of the 2,500 that were made. Released in...

Lost Interview Found - The Beatles 1964

01 Jul 2008
A nine-minute tape of the Fab Four recorded for Scottish Television in April 1964 has been recovered from a damp London garage. The band are interviewed for...

Mojo Honours List 2008

18 Jun 2008
This Monday (16th June) MOJO hosted their annual 'Honours List' awards ceremony to celebrate the contribution of musicians, 'whose work is built to last, transcending time, place...

Bbc Opens Vault To Emi

18 Jun 2008
The BBC has opened its vaults to the music publisher EMI in a move that will allow the distribution of thousands of hours of previously unreleased footage....

Ray Charles - Foreword By Bill Wyman Confirmed

16 Jun 2008
Bill Wyman has agreed to provide the foreword to our forthcoming limited edition book 'Ray Charles: the Photographs of Joe Adams'. Bill's words will preface an unparalleled...

Paul Weller's 'Work Of Art'

13 Jun 2008
If you remain in any doubt about ordering a copy, here is what Paul Weller has to say: 'You need to see the quality of it. It...

Sir Paul Mccartney Announces Final Tour

11 Jun 2008
In 1966 The Beatles stopped touring. Forty years later Sir Paul McCartney is doing the same. This time McCartney is bowing out in style with an epic...

D-day - 64 Years On

09 Jun 2008
Friday June 6th marked the 64th anniversary of D-Day, the day on which 75,215 British and Canadian troops and 57,500 US troops invaded Nazi-occupied Europe. To mark...

Paul Weller And Jonathan Ross

05 Jun 2008
Listeners to Jonathan Ross's BBC Radio 2 programme have the opportunity to win a copy of Genesis Publication's new signed limited edition book, A Thousand Things by...

A Thousand Things - The London Launch

03 Jun 2008
A Thousand Things, Paul Weller's new limited edition book and vinyl boxed set, celebrated its launch this week at the flagship Paul Smith store in Covent Garden,...

The Beatles - 'All Together Now' And 'Concert For George' - Special Screenings

30 May 2008
The Liverpool Culture Company will present the UK premiere of the documentary 'All Together Now' tonight (Friday 30th) followed with a special screening of 'Concert For George'...

Sir Paul Smith Hosts Paul Weller

30 May 2008
Between May 31 and June 13, the Paul Smith boutique in Floral Street, London, will be hosting a small exhibition featuring rare photographs of Paul Weller, memorabilia...

Bob Dylan - The Drawn Blank Series

28 May 2008
An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Bob Dylan is to start at the Halcyon Gallery, London, on the 14th June. Produced whilst on the road as he...

Two Days In The Life: The Beatles

23 May 2008
This June, Genesis author Michael Ward joins fellow photographer Tom Murray at the newly opened Idea Generation Gallery, London, to exhibit their rare photographs of The Beatles. Two...

George Harrison Inspired Garden

21 May 2008
George Harrison is the focus of a very special garden at the 2008 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Designed by Olivia Harrison and sponsored by The Material World...

First Literary Festival For The Beatles Story, Liverpool

19 May 2008
Throughout May The Beatles Story, Liverpool's Beatles-themed visitor attraction on Albert Dock, is hosting its first festival of paperback writers. Celebrating the host of works that have...

Paulweller.com Relaunch

15 May 2008
This week sees the relaunch of Paul Weller's official website, now featuring updated biographies, discographies, videos and a revamped members' area. PaulWeller.com: 'This is where you can go...

Limited Stock - California Dreaming Deluxe Copies

13 May 2008
Of just 350 deluxe copies of California Dreaming by Henry Diltz, only a small number remain. Each deluxe copy boasts a full-leather binding and includes three signed...

Queen Announce New Album

12 May 2008
Brian May has announced that Queen will be releasing a brand new album to coincide with their autumn 2008 tour. Their first record for 13 years and...

The Who - What Can Be Said Or Shown That Hasn't Been Done Before?

09 May 2008
It's a question asked by The Who fans worldwide. 'You might be surprised,' answers Goldmine Magazine in their recent review of the Genesis classic, Maximum Who. The...

The New York Times - Pulse

06 May 2008
The New York Times asks why Genesis books are becoming big with the fashion crowd. Click here to read the whole article.

A Thousand Things - Available Now

02 May 2008
Genesis Publications is proud to announce the publication of A Thousand Things, the visual history of one of Britain's greatest, most-loved songwriters and a true British icon,...

Barry Feinstein - Real Moments

30 Apr 2008
The photographer behind some of the most iconic images of Bob Dylan ever taken, Barry Feinstein, is exhibiting a selection from his Dylan portfolio in the UK...

Elvis In England

28 Apr 2008
Theatre producer Bill Kenwright has recently revealed that Elvis visited England in 1958 and was shown the sights by British singer Tommy Steele. Previously, the only officially...

California Dreaming Free Download - Part 3

24 Apr 2008
Welcome to this our final excerpt from Henry Diltz-s limited edition California Dreaming: Memories & Visions of LA 1966-1975. This week we focus on Jim Morrison and...

Weller And The Isle Of Wight

23 Apr 2008
Paul Weller has confirmed that he will return to the Isle of Wight this year to headline the first of two nights of music at Queen Victoria-s...

Charles Darwin - Complete Private Papers Available Online

21 Apr 2008
Available for the first time to the general public, Charles Darwin-s personal papers have been released in their entirety by the University of Cambridge (UK). Included in...

We Will Rock You - Again

18 Apr 2008
Brian May has announced that there will be a sequel to the hit musical -We Will Rock You-. Since its London opening in 2002, around five million...

California Dreaming Free Download - Part 2

17 Apr 2008
'Ask anyone in Hollywood where the weirdest people live and they'll say, "In Laurel Canyon, on Lookout Mountain." So we all moved onto Lookout Mountain.' JONI MITCHELL We continue...

Cbgb Reopens Its Doors To John Varvatos

16 Apr 2008
April 8 saw the launch of John Varvatos- latest boutique at the site of the now legendary CBGB club at 315 Bowery, New York. The club that...

California Dreaming - Download Part 1

11 Apr 2008
This April we are very pleased to offer our readers three sample extracts from our limited edition California Dreaming: Memories & Visions of L.A 1966-1975 by Henry...

Brian Roylance In Memoriam (1945-2005)

04 Apr 2008
To commemorate the passing of Brian Roylance, on his birthday this year (4th April) Genesis Publications is donating a football factory to the young men and women...

Shine A Light - The Rolling Stones & Martin Scorsese

12 Mar 2008
Shine A Light, the Rolling Stones- eagerly awaited motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese, is to be released worldwide this April. It starts on 2nd April with...

Johnny Cash's Birthday - Alan Messer Helps Celebrate

27 Feb 2008
Over the weekend of February 22-24, 2008, Alan Messer joined other friends and family of Johnny Cash at the Fender Museum in Corona, California, to celebrate what...

A Day In The Life Launches At Square One Gallery

25 Feb 2008
Genesis' latest limited edition, A Day In The Life by Michael Ward, was officially launched on Thursday 19 February at Square One Gallery, London, 40 years to...

A Day In The Life - 45 Years Ago Today

19 Feb 2008
On February 19, 1963, photographer Michael Ward spent the day shooting photographs of a little-known group for Honey Magazine. With them he traipsed around the band's hometown...

Eagles Pick Up First Grammy In 29 Years

15 Feb 2008
The Eagles have won their first Grammy in 29 years. 'Best Country Song Vocal Performance By A Duo or Group' was awarded to them for their single...

A Day In The Life - The Exhibition

11 Feb 2008
Genesis Publications is proud to announce an exhibition showing Michael Ward-s photographs of The Beatles as published for the first time in Genesis' first ever limited edition...

Alan Messer Visits Genesis

08 Feb 2008
Nashville-based photographer Alan Messer has recently been in the UK to finish the photo-edit of his forthcoming limited edition book on Johnny Cash. Published by Genesis Publications in...

Happy Birthday Bob Marley

06 Feb 2008
Genesis Publications is pleased once more to pay tribute to the genius of Bob Marley, on the day that would have been his 63rd birthday. Marley is an...

Genesis Remembers Dan Fogelberg And John Stewart

31 Jan 2008
It is with regret that Genesis Publications acknowledges the loss of two great musical talents: Dan Fogelberg and John Stewart. We were honoured that both musicians were...

California Dreaming In The News

01 Jan 2008
Genesis' latest signed limited edition has been receiving a lot of attention from music fans and journalists all over the world. Not surprising considering California Dreaming by...

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