Virgin Books signs history of The Who

Virgin Books, an imprint of Ebury Publishing, has acquired the official history of rock band The Who. Editorial director Lorna Russell bought world rights from Robert Rosenberg at Trinifold Management. She said: “The Who is one of greatest bands the world has ever seen. They shaped the story of rock ‘n’ roll, and it’s thrilling to be publishing such an extraordinary treasure trove of music history.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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