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STATUS QUO - 50 YEARS AND MORE

THE ULTIMATE STATUS QUO FANBOOK

 

STATUS QUO - 50 years and more by Gerard Rappard

 

 

A fantastic book is still available. It is written by Gerard Rappard who has worked with the dutch Quo Fan Club from the period 1975 till 1996.

This fabulous coffee table book consists of 330 pages and includes over 900 exclusive photos from Gerard’s archives and photos by Govert de Roos (a famous photographer) from 1975. It is written in English. Some 200 pages about the FRANTIC FOUR period.

There is a forword by both Alan Lancaster and Colin Johnson (manager Quo period 1969 till 1987) and a complete gig listing from 1968 to 2012 and includes the activities of Alan Lancaster and John Coghlan after Quo.

Also included is a DVD which includes 2 hours of an interview with Alan and Colin. There are 500 photos of Quo single sleeves from around the world.

The book is crammed with statistics and photos of fan clubs, tour programmes, Quo books and tours. Plus technical background about instruments, backline and PA.

 

This is truly a stunning book for any Quo fan.

Where the DVD Hello ! Quo stops; the book is going further in depth: Down Down Deeper and Down...

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Opinions by

John Coghlan: "A book every QUO Fan should buy and have in their collection."

Alan Lancaster: "Brilliant book, great footage!"

Colin Johnson: "The truth has to be told; great work has done by the author Gerard."

Patty Parfitt: "A lot of energy put in this book and not only writing in your own language."

 

This year Status Quo will celebrate their 50th Anniversary. Because of this occasion a book is published over this period mainly focused on what happened in The Netherlands and Belgium. This book comes with a DVD. Containing private recordings on a wedding and interviews and forewords written by Alan Lancaster and the band's former Manager Colin Johnson. Also exclusive foto footage taken during Dutch concerts and recording sessions in the late 70's. This book will be a collectors item - only 1000 copy's made - and YOU can order this book directly from the author Gerard Rappard.

 

SOME FACTS

 

- the nearly 2 kg book featured over 800 fantastic fotos

- all written in english

- forewords by Alan Lancaster & the bands former manager Colin Johnson (1970 to 1987)

- a complete listing about Quo's concerts & tv appearances in the Netherlands and Belgium

- a gigography of Status Quo's live concerts 1968 - 2012

- more than 500 single artworks from all over the world

- all frontcovers of the dutch fanclubs

- some technical facts about Quo's instruments

- all infos from Alan Lancaster and John Coghlan after leaving the band

- a extra 2 hour DVD featuring interviews with Alan, Colin and Rhino. Also some concert footage from Quo taken from a private wedding gig in Ymuiden, Holland 14.6.2004. 

 

Details for ordening the book STATUS QUO 50 years and more.


1. Please mail your Name, full address, country and number of copies.


2. Rates:

a) books sent within Europe:
Book + postage & quality packing & paypal

costs : 50.00,- EUR (in most Europen countries)


b) Exception Europe Countries mentioned below:
FINLAND / POLAND / PORTUGAL / GREECE / ICELAND / CHANNEL ISLANDS / MALTA / NORWAY / TURKYE / BELLA RUSE / SWITSERLAND.

costs: 52.50,- EUR

c) Overseas rates in USA and Australia:

costs 55.00,- EUR


3. Please pay in Euros only!!!


4. The book will be sent to you as soon as we received your payment. Delivery will take some 14 days. (most shipments last 14 days by local post)

 

5. Payment: Paypal account g.rappard@hccnet.nl

or

 

6. Payment: Rabo account Rabobank , Breukelen, The Netherlands

RABObank BIC : RABONL2U
IBAN Number: NL64 RABO 0377 3916 62
accountnumber G. A. Rappard = 3773.91.662

 

"...Thank you so much for all your kind words!

We are very proud of this book. Enjoy reading it! This is the reason why we made this book for all the Quo Fans around the world. All those positive reactions are so nice to hear..."

 

Author Gerard Rappard