This volume is a collection of pieces by 15 to 20 writers on their passion when young for a particular pop/rock band or artist. The model is Nick Hornby's anthology "My Favourite Year", about football. Pieces include: Danny Kelly, who went to every date on the Clash's first tour in a battered car; Steve Lamacq who spent his summer holidays in a transit van being a roadie for Mega City 4; John Bauldie, who set up the internationally renowned "Bob Dylan Magazine". The themes are about youth, pop music and the nature of fandom.

Love is the Drug 1994, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140241990

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