Richard Lysons, Were You There? Popular Music at Manchester’s Free Trade Hall, 1951–1996.

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  • Ray Kinsella University of the Arts London

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/pomh.22611

Keywords:

Manchester, Manchester Free Trade Hall, music venues, popular music, gentrification, cultural history

Abstract

Richard Lysons, Were You There? Popular Music at Manchester’s Free Trade Hall, 1951–1996. Manchester: Empire Publications, 2020. 272 pp. ISBN 9781909360815 (hbk). £20.00.

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Published

2022-06-23

How to Cite

Kinsella, R. (2022). Richard Lysons, Were You There? Popular Music at Manchester’s Free Trade Hall, 1951–1996. Popular Music History, 14(3), 287–290. https://doi.org/10.1558/pomh.22611

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