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1985 PIOTR KOSIŃSKI - Herosi Elektronicznego Rocka
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226
A5
Wydawnictwo Rock Serwis
Polish
Inside biography and discography of Mike Oldfield [28 sites]. Also: Brian Eno,
Jean Michel Jarre, Kraftwerk, Patrick Moraz, Alan Parsons, Klaus Schulze, Józef Skrzek,
Tangerine Dream, Isao Tomita, Vangelis, Rick Wakeman, Manuel Goettsching

 

1993 RICHARD NEWMAN - THE MAKING OF MIKE OLDFIELD'S TUBULAR BELLS
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112
8,5" x 8"
0 870951 17 4
The Lavenham Press Ltd / Music Maker Books Ltd
English
The story of a record which has sold over 15,000,000 copies and helped to found the Virgin empire. Based on hours of taped interviews, this book tells how the chance meeting of a group of young people simultaneously created the first residential recording studio, produced one of the biggest selling records of all time and established a multi-million pound record company into the bargain.
The first time the composer, Mike Oldfield, the producer, Tom Newman, and the engineer,
Simon Heyworth, have spoken about the trials, tribulations, effort and sheer luck which made
Tubular Bells such an extraordinary success.


 

1994 RALPH WEISS - Mike Oldfield. New Facts & Old Files
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92
A5
German
Discography
This is a strictly limited Book by Ralph Weiss, that covers the entire catalogue of mike from the beginning of his career up until 1994.
Printed in Germany for only for an exclusive select few including myself, this is a rare and probably wont be seen again opportunity.
92 pages containing everything Mike has released in all countries, including bootlegs promos demos books programmes you name it, also tour line ups collaborations so on. many interesting pictures.

 

1995 VIRGIN: A History Of Virgin Records with foreword by Terry Southern
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260
24,6 x 24,1 x 2 cm
1-89911600-1
A Publishing Company Ltd.
English
Ilustrated edition. Over 300 exceptional images taken by David Bailey, Anton Corbijn, in fact a whole host of great photographers. Exclusive text from Richard Branson and his co-founders.
Quotes, stories from, and reviews about, various of the bands and characters featured.
All of which 'co-ordinated' by a certain Terry Southern, who has also provided further wonderful original text of his own, matching the immaculate production and design values of the book.
Styled like a scrapbook, it can be read through from beginning to end as the story unfolds, but also be dipped into time and again.
Bands featured include Mike Oldfield, Tangerine Dream, Gong, Genesis, Sex Pistols, Robert Wyatt, and hundreds more.


 

1996 JOSE CANTOS - Mike Oldfield
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192
18 x 11 cm
84-376-1470-8
Fernandez Ciudad, S.L / Catedra, S.A
Spanish
2nd edition from 1998

 

2000 ANJA PREUSS - Art In Heaven - The Millennium Event - The World's greatest Lightshow

 

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136
33,5 x 25 cm
3-9807371-0-1
Gebrüder Garloff GmbH
German / English
This book contains photos and text about the making of the Berlin 2000 event.
'Art In Heaven' is a new genre of outdoor event, a unique synthesis of the arts.
It is a fusion of numerous art forms: different musical styles, light, pyrotechnics an special effects, creating a stunning architectural choreography, a unified whole.
The world premiere of 'Art In Heaven' took place on Millenium Eve at the Siegessäule victory column in Berlin, in the presence of more than 500.000 visitors. And more than 800 million people who experienced the new milennium via their TV screens also saw the spectacular light show.


 

2002 SEAN MORAGHAN - MIKE OLDFIELD. CZLOWIEK I JEGO MUZYKA
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236
A5
83-87933-26-0
Homini
Polish
Polish edition of "Mike Oldfield. A Man and His Music" from 1993





 

2007 CHANGELING: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MIKE OLDFIELD BY MIKE OLDFIELD
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266
24 cm x 15 cm
978-1-85227-381-1
Mackays of Chatham PLC / Virgin Books Ltd
English
The book mainly focuses on Oldfield's life and early career, from his humble beginnings with his family, through his tough musical teenage years and finding fame and fortune with Tubular Bells. Changeling also goes into Oldfield's years suffering panic attacks and his Exegesis experience, as well as detailing the writing and recording process of his albums, focusing on his earlier work.

 

2013 CHRIS DEWEY - Mike Oldfield - A Life Dedicated To Music
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220
24,5 x 16,5 cm
978-1-906385-35-4
CPI Group (UK) Ltd / Brimstone Press
English
New Mike Oldfield biography has been published to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Tubular Bells.
The book covers the whole of Mike Oldfield's life from his early schooldays up to his appearance at the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony. A Life Dedicated to Music deliberately takes a different approach, documenting the events of Mike’s career through the information gathered in interviews during 27 years of producing Mike Oldfield fan magazines. There are over 50 photos and images, many never published before

 

2014 The Mike Oldfield Chronology - The Recording & Release History by Patrick Lemieux
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222
28 x 21 cm
978-0-9919840-6-0
Printed in the USA / Across The Board Books TM, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Mike Oldfield Chronology is a comprehensive look at the recording and release history of the man who, for over 40 years, has created some of the world’s most
innovative and groundbreaking music. This Chronology covers every aspect of Mike Oldfield’s recording career, from his early days with his sister in the folk duo The Sallyangie, to his joining Kevin Ayers And The Whole World, through the recording of his albums and his numerous guest appearances. The information is presented date by date in chronological order, accompanied by detailed descriptions of each song version and non-album track, the edits, remixes, extended versions and demos (some released and some unreleased). The book also covers Mike’s tours and live appearances.
Patrick, thank you for adding a link to my website. I did not expect this.

     
     
     
 







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