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30 Apr 2010

News Archive 2009
35 years of Genesis Publications are celebrated with a concert by Brian Wilson. Sir Peter Blake created a new series of artworks for That Lucky Old Sun and, after 20 years, The Traveling Wilburys limited edition is published.


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GQ '100 Best Things' Peter Blake & Brian Wilson

17 Dec 2009
That Lucky Old Sun by Brian Wilson and Peter Blake is being hailed in the GQ '100 Best Things' list for 2009. GQ: "A collaboration between one of...

Traveling Wilburys: images of Deluxe binding

15 Dec 2009
We can now exclusively reveal the final look of the Deluxe copies of THE TRAVELING WILBURYS. These books, numbered 1-350, sold out extremely quickly and feature an...

Bob Dylan 'Real Moments' in Rolling Stone top 100

08 Dec 2009
We are delighted to announce Barry Feinstein's signed limited edition book, Real Moments, has made Rolling Stone magazine's top 100 list of "must-have music, games, books and...

Receive a special Christmas inscription from Sir Peter Blake

07 Dec 2009
Sir Peter Blake is currently at work on a massive 8ft oil painting for St Paul's Cathedral but he's agreed to take time out to inscribe personal...

While You Were Out... David Bowie Called

03 Dec 2009
In a move that will delight Bowie fans and Genesis book collectors alike, David Bowie is signing copies of Geoff MacCormack's From Station To Station — available...

Paul Weller, A Thousand Things: 2 new prints

02 Dec 2009
On the second of Genesis’s '12 days of Christmas' we have chosen two of our favourite portraits of Paul Weller and are offering them exclusively to Genesis...

12 Days of Christmas offers starts here

01 Dec 2009
At Genesis Publications we are marking our own 12 days of Christmas - starting today. Keep an eye out; we guarantee one or two offers you will...

Henry Diltz photography books

26 Nov 2009
Fans of photographs by Henry Diltz can now appreciate his wonderful pictures of The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Neil Young and many more...

Rare books on sale: Alice's Looking Glass

25 Nov 2009
A copy of the book 'Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There' that belonged to the girl who inspired author Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland'...

Gift idea for the holidays: 'Heroes & Villains'

24 Nov 2009
Making a return to the Genesis Publications website is one of our favourite signed limited edition books, Heroes & Villains by David Steen. Sir Roger Moore: ‘If,...

Traveling Wilburys Deluxe has sold out

23 Nov 2009
The 350 Deluxe copies of The Traveling Wilburys have sold out. But don't worry, we still have Collector copies available – these are also signed by Jeff...

Good news for survival of Darwin's species

20 Nov 2009
A rare mockingbird could be reintroduced to the Galapagos Islands – with the help of some specimens collected by Charles Darwin. A team of geneticists extracted DNA...

Paul Smith & Peter Blake bring the sun to London

19 Nov 2009
Last night Paul Smith brought That Lucky Old Sun – a music and fine art collaboration that unites Brian Wilson with Sir Peter Blake – to his...

Andy Warhol's book illustrations to be auctioned

17 Nov 2009
They are a long way from the iconic pop art for which he is best known but a set of illustrations for a children's book series by...

Sir Peter Blake's Sold-out Interview at OFFSET 2009

13 Nov 2009
Last Saturday afternoon, 7th November, Sir Peter Blake took to the stage at OFFSET 2009 in Dublin with interviewer Hugh Linehan to discuss his art, life and...

Country Joe MacDonald and Jorma Kaukonen on WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE

11 Nov 2009
Country Joe MacDonald and Jorma Kaukonen who performed at Woodstock in 1969 and have contributed to our new signed limited edition book WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE share their...

Offset 2009 Q&A Session with Sir Peter Blake

04 Nov 2009
The Offset 2009 festival kicks off this week in Dublin, Ireland to celebrate the work of the graphic designer and illustrator, and culminates this weekend with a...

Ronnie Wood wins 2009 Classic Rock Award

04 Nov 2009
Ronnie Wood has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution award for his musical achievements with The Jeff Beck Group, The Faces and The Rolling Stones at the Marshall...

Hand bookbinding at Boston Public Library

03 Nov 2009
This summer, Alain Taral of France won first prize in the Designer Bookbinders International Bookbinding Competition, with a book binding made of pear wood decorated with precious...

Rare books on show in Washington

30 Oct 2009
A rare collection of unique, ornate books of divination consulted by shahs, sultans and Muslim laymen in 16th century Persia and Turkey are on show at Washington's...

New film made on life of Sid Bernstein

30 Oct 2009
Now 91, Sid Bernstein was in many ways the original concert promoter, bringing ‘British Invasion’ bands The Beatles and the Rolling Stones to America. ‘I called Brian...

On this day, October 26th 1965....

26 Oct 2009
On this day, 1965, The Beatles caused a stir when appointed as Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBEs). Up until then the...

And on THIS day, 1988...

26 Oct 2009
October 18th, 1988: The Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 is released. Fast forward a couple of years... Genesis is now delighted to be publishing the band's first account...

Available Now - The Traveling Wilburys Book

23 Oct 2009
Our latest hand-signed limited edition, THE TRAVELING WILBURYS official book is now available. We know this limited edition has been eagerly anticipated by all our subscribers, many...

Sky Arts Lights Up The Dark Side of the Moon

23 Oct 2009
Visitors to Primrose Hill, London, this evening will be illuminated by a large version of one of Pink Floyd’s most famous album covers ‘Dark Side of the...

Country Joe's Woodstock Experience

22 Oct 2009
Country Joe McDonald, who contributed to our multi-media boxed set, WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE, has been in touch to tell us how much he is enjoying his copy: 'What...

Who Shot Rock & Roll at Brooklyn Museum

20 Oct 2009
Kate Simon, author of our Bob Marley limited edition, REBEL MUSIC, will be taking part in a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Museum on October 31st, entitled...

Mary Rose Treasures Revealed

20 Oct 2009
Relics from Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose, have gone on show for the first time since they sank to the seabed in 1545. The Tudor artefacts,...

Paul Smith presents That Lucky Old Sun

19 Oct 2009
Today, artworks by Sir Peter Blake, created exclusively for Genesis subscribers in the latest edition That Lucky Old Sun, are being presented by Sir Paul Smith at...

The guitars of 'A Day In The Life'

15 Oct 2009
Alan Rogan, a renowned guitar technician who over the years has worked with the likes of Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, George Harrison, Joe Walsh and Pete Townshend...

That Lucky Old Sun in L.A.

13 Oct 2009
On the same day the L.A. Times announced Brian Wilson is to complete unfinished songs by George Gershwin - left untouched since the composer's passing in 1937...

The Rolling Stones T.O.T.A. '75

13 Oct 2009
Ronnie Wood describes this official book, published in association with The Rolling Stones, as 'Incredible!'. Now you can get inside the band's limited edition tour diary, with...

Available Now - Bob Dylan REAL MOMENTS

07 Oct 2009
Barry Feinstein is the award-winning photographer behind some of the most iconic images of Bob Dylan ever taken. We are pleased to publish 500 first edition copies of...

Join Brian Wilson at Taschen, LA

02 Oct 2009
TASCHEN and Genesis Publications invite you to an evening with American music legend Brian Wilson. Brian will be on hand to launch and personalize copies of the...

New Hendrix Microsite

02 Oct 2009
It was a pioneering moment when Brian Roylance set up the first Genesis website, at a time when very few publishing houses, let alone specialist limited edition...

Buy Art Fair 2009

30 Sep 2009
After its debut last year, the Buy Art Fair 2009 returned to Manchester last weekend for its three day consumer art exhibition (24-27th September). Genesis was in...

Welcome to the new look Genesis-Publications.com

25 Sep 2009
As you can see we have updated our website. The changes are more than just cosmetic; we have included new features that make it easier you to...

Three Portraits of Syd Barrett

24 Sep 2009
‘He seems tense, suspended. He treads through time and space very gingerly. Thin and pale, with eyes still shocked by it all, he looks like a poet...

The Beatles Re-mastered and Re-released

09 Sep 2009
All of The Beatles’ studio albums are re-released today in a variety of formats, including a boxed set of the mono recordings which feature gatefold sleeves replicated...

That Lucky Old Sun at Snap Galleries

02 Sep 2009
Twelve new artworks by Sir Peter Blake, inspired by Brian Wilson’s latest solo masterpiece and taken from the Genesis limited edition boxset THAT LUCKY OLD SUN, are...

Les Paul 1915-2009

14 Aug 2009
We are sad to see the passing of one of modern music’s true icons and the creator of the first solid-body electric guitar, Les Paul. His instruments...

40 Years Later, A Fresh Eye Is Cast On Woodstock Festival

12 Aug 2009
To read the latest feature on WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE by USA Today please click here.

The Spoken Word

07 Aug 2009
The most engaging form of history comes from firsthand recollections, from those that were there, those that took part in something monumental - whether they knew it...

Woodstock Experience - The Reviews

06 Aug 2009
With copies of WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE starting to arrive from our binders in Milan and the anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock festival just nine days away, we thought...

Brian Wilson & Peter Blake - In The News

15 Jul 2009
Brian Wilson personally launched THAT LUCKY OLD SUN to great applause earlier this month, so we thought we’d pull together what some of the major publications are...

Brian Wilson Plays 'That Lucky Old Sun' Launch

03 Jul 2009
Friends of Brian Wilson & Peter Blake and members of the media were last night treated to a special viewing of the new Genesis limited edition THAT...

Signed Sgt. Pepper Poster Sold

30 Jun 2009
A poster advertising the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band and featuring all four Beatle’s signatures has been sold for a massive $52,500. It was produced by...

British And Irish Lions Tour Starts Tomorrow

29 May 2009
Thirty-five years after the incredible 1974 tour, The Lions return to South Africa tomorrow (30th May) to start their latest campaign. The ’74 tour was famous for many reasons;...

Shepard Fairey's Woodstock

29 May 2009
Seen here for the first time are the front & back box covers created by Shepard Fairey specially for the new edition WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE. Readers will recall the artist's...

'Yes Indeed!' Wins A Grammy Launch Night

27 May 2009
On Tuesday (12th May) a private audience of GRAMMY members and Genesis subscribers were treated to an evening dedicated to the new limited edition book, 'Ray Charles, Yes Indeed!'...

Woodstock Experience - Click Here For Details

20 May 2009
We welcome readers who have just been informed about our latest signed limited edition book, Woodstock Experience. It is now available to order online, if you would...

John Lennon: The New York City Years

18 May 2009
An exhibition documenting John Lennon’s time in the Big Apple, curated by Yoko Ono has opened at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Annex in New York (www.rockannex.com/lennon)....

Concert For George Deluxe Sells For $6600

12 May 2009
A Deluxe copy of Concert for George has been sold on the auction site eBay, for a massive $6600 (approx £4321) - many times more than the original sale...

Storm Launch At Liberty In London

11 May 2009
We would like to thank all those who attended the launch of Storm Thorgerson’s 40th anniversary box set, ‘Taken By Storm’. Featuring a signed first edition copy of his...

Storm Thorgerson At Liberty, London

01 May 2009
Next week we are having an author book-signing and art exhibition at Liberty of London, Thursday 7th May 2009 to mark the publication of our new limited...

Performances by Ray Charles - Exclusive DVD

01 May 2009
We can now exclusively reveal the contents of the DVD that will accompany every copy of RAY CHARLES - YES INDEED! Produced in direct collaboration with the Ray...

Together Through Life - Released Today

27 Apr 2009
Launched today in the UK and tomorrow in the US is Bob Dylan’s latest studio album Together Through Life, which has been called ‘his warmest, most unforced,...

British And Irish Lions Selected For South Africa Tour

21 Apr 2009
The 37-man squad of the British and Irish Lions rugby team was announced today, April 21. In what will be seen as a surprise in some quarters, Ireland’s Paul...

‘Whiter Shade Of Pale’ - Most Played Song In 75 Years

14 Apr 2009
BBC Radio 2 and PPL have compiled a list of the top 75 songs most heard in the UK since 1934. The top hit was Procol Harem’s ‘Whiter...

Chris Blackwell Honoured At 2009 Music Week Awards

09 Apr 2009
Chris Blackwell has been named as the most influential figure in the last 50 years of the British music industry at the 2009 Music Week Awards. Credited with introducing...

Ringo and McCartney Reunited Onstage

09 Apr 2009
The Radio City Music Hall, NY, was the venue last Sunday for the Change Begins Within charity concert to benefit the David Lynch Foundation. Its star-studded line-up peaked with...

Neil Young - Fork In The Road - Listen Now

06 Apr 2009
Young’s latest album is currently available to listen to in its entirety on his MySpace page (www.myspace.com/neilyoung). It features ten new tracks inspired by the current economic and...

Ray Charles Yes Indeed! USA Tour

24 Mar 2009
We have news that a selection of photographs from YES INDEED! - exclusively published by Genesis - will be embarking across the USA as a touring exhibit....

Watch ‘Taken By Storm’ on BBC

24 Mar 2009
In a fascinating short interview with the BBC, Storm Thorgerson discusses the work and role of an artist - be it a painter or visual artist like...

Queen release Back Catalogue

20 Mar 2009
This year, Queen will release their entire back catalogue on vinyl. Beginning this month with Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack, A Night At The Opera and A...

New Bob Dylan Album Due This April

09 Mar 2009
A new ‘surprise’ album from Bob Dylan is on its way according to Rolling stone magazine. The disc purportedly contains ten new tracks and follows the same...

World Book Day Launch 'Ray Charles: Yes Indeed!'

05 Mar 2009
Genesis is proud to announce a brand new publication, and a Genesis classic – RAY CHARLES - YES INDEED! Photographs by Joe Adams – an official limited...

Yes Indeed! The Photographs of Joe Adams

23 Feb 2009
Celebrating 60 years since the release of Ray Charles' first ever single release – 'Confession Blues' in April, 1949 – Genesis Publications is proud to announce the...

A Day In The Life: 3 New Anniversary Prints

12 Feb 2009
~ UPDATE – 6th March; Sold Out ~ To mark 35 years in limited edition publishing, we are delighted to offer a new twist on The Beatles A...

New 'Dear Mr Fantasy' by Jim Capaldi

05 Feb 2009
Jim Capaldi: "Nothing has changed or faded, I'm a part of it's a part of me - painted cool green and shaded." Genesis Publications are proud to announce...

California Dreaming Last Few Deluxe Copies

04 Feb 2009
There are just a dozen deluxe copies of Henry Diltz’s signed limited edition book left. These copies include three signed prints along with a full leather copy...

Happy Birthday Genesis Publications

02 Feb 2009
This month marks the 35th Anniversary of Genesis Publications and in honour of this momentous event we will be celebrating all yearlong with 35 different events, offers...

Get Back - Subscriber Offer

26 Jan 2009
The Beatles story, although synonymous with Liverpool, began in Germany as young men earning just £15 a week in the clubs of Hamburg and ended forty years...

Wish You Were Here? TAKEN BY STORM arrives

20 Jan 2009
We have great news for all those who have ordered their copy of our latest limited edition, TAKEN BY STORM. Copies are arriving from the binders in...

Elvis Rocks Ireland

16 Jan 2009
Genesis author Lew Allen is to exhibit his unique photographs of Elvis next week at the Leinster Gallery in Ireland. Entitled Elvis & The Birth of Rock,...

Unseen Buddy Holly At Proud Gallery

13 Jan 2009
What is being called the ‘greatest collection of unseen Buddy Holly images ever compiled’ is to go on display later this month at Proud Central, London. It...

BBC Darwin Season 2009

12 Jan 2009
This year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of the eminent naturalist Charles Darwin, and also 150 years since the original publication of his Origin of...

Happy New Year From Genesis

09 Jan 2009
We would like to wish all of our subscribers a very Happy New Year and want to thank you for your support throughout 2008. 2009 is set...

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