Octopus Publishing Group’s Cassell Illustrated has commissioned a book on the rebel heroes of popular music by Fun Lovin’ Criminals frontman and DJ Huey Morgan.
Commissioning editor Hannah Knowles acquired worldwide rights from Sam Gregory at Wise Buddah Group.
In Huey Morgan’s Rebel Heroes, Morgan will look at the music influences of his favourite revolutionary artists across the decades, from Robert Johnson to Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Joe Strummer and beyond, and explains why music is more in need of rule-breakers than ever before.
Knowles said: “Anyone who listens to The Huey Show on BBC Radio 6 Music knows just how knowledgeable and passionate Huey is about music. This book is a breath of fresh air for anyone who laments the TV-talent-show takeover of music, and its loss of rebel spirit.”
Huey Morgan’s Rebel Heroes: The Renegades of Music & Why We Still Need Them will be published by Cassell in on 1st June 2015 in hardback.