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Colin Hart’s book due in September

Colin Hart; image courtesy of Wymer PublishingColin Hart’s book of memoirs A Hart Life is due to be published by Wymer on September 26, 2011. The book first saw the light of day in Japan a couple of years ago, and now will be finally available in English. This edition is co-authored by Dick Allix with forewords by Roger Glover and Paul Mann.

ISBN: 978-0-9557542-7-2 (Deluxe slipcase with bonus book)*
ISBN: 978-0-9557542-8-9 (hardback)

*) Bonus book: Hart’s Life 1971-2001, 80 pages of photos and memorabilia from Colin’s collection including reproduction of tour itineraries, faxes, letters and more.

Colin Hart has spent over 30 years working for Deep Purple and Rainbow, retiring in 2001 as their tour manager. He has stories to tell.

Thanks to Daniel Bengtsson for the info.



16 Comments to “Colin Hart’s book due in September”:

  1. 1
    Gillanfan says:

    Very interesting

    I would like to read his stories, it would be a good update for Deep Purple knowledge

  2. 2
    Bo says:

    Colin was a kind of a member of these groups. A great person I did work with when I was working with ET Concerts in Denmark, who did Puple and Rainbow in Scandinavia and most parts of Europe. I look forward to read his book, and wish I will meet him again one day.
    Colin I hope you are well!!!

  3. 3
    henrik says:

    – you gotta love it!

  4. 4
    Made in England says:

    “Deluxe Slipcase with bonus book”!!!

    LOL. Now they’re doing it with books….

    Think I’ll wait for the remastered edition with previously unreleased chapters and rewrites….

    I am actually looking forward to this book but I’ll be buying the basic paperback or waiting for an iPad version.

  5. 5
    The Purple Chair says:

    @ 4

    Hehehe : )

  6. 6
    Rob says:

    I just hope it’s not a Ritchie bashing book

  7. 7
    The Purple Chair says:

    ad 5

    Formerly known as purplepriest1965 : )

  8. 8
    scott says:

    i will be buying it. (#4 that is great!) do’nt know if i’ll wait for the previously unreleased chapters version though!

  9. 9
    lisbet palsdorf says:

    Hi!Great to hear that Colin have made a book!
    Well,I have met Colin through a decade!Great guy!

  10. 10
    Moreblack says:

    I had a meeting with Colin one after show in São Paulo,nice guy.Very suportive.I heard about health problems,hope he’s doing fine.
    Just waiting for the book.
    When do we have a Martin Birch book?

  11. 11
    Moreblack says:

    I,m more into Purple than ever!!!!

  12. 12
    Eddie6string says:

    Definately read this one!

    My friend Graham Wright, brought out a book called’How Black was our Sabbath?’ about the time he spent working for the band (It was to be called ‘How Slack was our Haddock?’ – ‘Slack Haddock’ being the Crew’s name for Ozzy & Co).

    My time associated with the guys was included in one of the three chapters that the Publishers threw out – what do they know???

  13. 13
    Jenny says:

    I’ll buy the personally autographed deluxe edition with great pleasure and anticipation. Then make myself comfy on the chaise with a bottle of chilled Chablis, and take a trip with you Colin. Can’t wait 🙂

  14. 14
    The Holy Chair says:

    Taking a chance on a feeling is like waiting for a flower to grow.

  15. 15
    butttocks says:

    @13 What is chablis, is like wine maybe ?. And you chill for what reason.

  16. 16
    @xel says:

    @ 6:
    Don’t worry Rob.
    It doesn’t contain any harm at all.
    @ 2:
    Bo,
    he’s doing fine. Spoke to him yesterday.

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