Rolling Stone magazine recommends The Island Book of Records

Don't ya just love Google Alerts! So very happy to see The Island Book of Records 1959-68 has been listed #4 in Rolling Stone magazines recommendations for February!!!   Lo…

A new review from Cally Calloman of Bryter Music, the Nick Drake estate

We are very thrilled to see a review of #IBoR by Cally Calloman. 'It’s taken Neil Storey, a man who once headed up Island’s publicity department, many years to document…

It’s an amazing story about a revolutionary company that changed music forever.

In the USA? Tune into Massacchusetts classic rock radio station WAQY to hear Baxie’s interview with Neil Storey in the ROCK102 podcast  – currently available on their website HERE or…

IBoR named one of the Best Music Books of 2023 by the Daily Telegraph

Quite a magical few hours have gone by tonight when we discovered Neil McCormick of The Daily Telegraph has named The Island Book of Records 1959-68 as one of the…

A bit of a giggle at the BBC

Nice for Robert Elms at BBC Sounds to catch up doing an interview with Neil, though the boys  seemed  to get distracted by comparing football prowess between QPR and Reading…

The Morning Star notices the last live recording of Billie Holliday

Peter Mason of The Morning Star has written review of the book. I think he likes it. "... it’s both an elegant coffee table book and a proper history, with…

Bob Bell reviews new book on the history of Island Records

The name sounds familiar right? Indeed, there are a fair few interviews with Bob Bell in the Book, when he worked at Island Records himself. "This book tells the story…

And now… Neil Storey the MP3… talking to Tony Michaelides in Maryland USA

Neil's been busy. Busy. Busy. Busy. Besides being distracted by building a new archive, trying to find the switch to turn off the headlights on his new tractor and  being…

SPIN gives a great review … and Neil tells a great tale

"I forget exactly when this was, the late 1970s, very early 1980s, when we all began working with Black Uhuru. Probably the most militant reggae band I’ve ever come across…

Meet David Hepworth and Mark Ellen talking about the sumptuous Island book of Records

Posted up the "Word in Your Ear" channel today on You Tube. Music aficionados Dave Hepworth and Mark Ellen, have to eat extra Weetabix just so they can even lift…