The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican's Essential Listeners Guide To CPL. KIPPER'S BARNSLEY TRADES CLUB TURN
- by Scott Doonican -
This 120 page paperback is an 'Essential Listener's Guide' to the 10th Anniversary edition of band's debut album, 'Cpl. Kipper's Barnsley Trades Club Turn', which comes along with the book on a 14-track CD. The Anniversary version of the band's concept album about their hometown of Barnsley, has been re-recorded by the current line-up of Scott, Björn & Alan along with an army of special musical guests, and has never sounded better.
The book contains the lyrics to all of the songs, plus the stories behind them, and detailed insights into the album's recording process too.
Foreword by Sir Ringo Starr MBE
Songs In The Key Of Tarn
and other stories
- a book of The Bar-Steward Sons' collected lyrics & their stories by Scott Doonican -
The collected lyrics from all eight of The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican's studio albums (2010-2017), presented with commentary from their outspoken frontman, Scott Doonican. In this introspective volume, readers will find firm fan-favourites such as The Lady In Greggs, Tarnlife, Jump Ararnd, The Zipper, The Devil Went Darn To Barnsley, Walking In Manp*** and Paint 'em Back.
Songs In The Key Of Tarn has been assembled lovingly by the author, and takes the reader on an eleven-year tour into the world, wit and wisdom of the hardest working comedy band in t'North.
Funny, insightful and sometimes unbelievable, it is 428 pages of comical songs, the stories behind them, and anecdotes from life on the road with the Doonicans."
Foreword by Eliza Carthy MBE
Cover artwork by Terry Brookes
PHYSICAL COPIES OF BOTH THE 1ST & 2ND EDITION OF 'SONGS IN THE KEY OF TARN' ARE NOW SOLD OUT!