WorldCat Identities

Hicks, James

Works: 3 works in 7 publications in 1 language and 67 library holdings
Genres: Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6113.O726, 822.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Hicks
Telstar : the Joe Meek story by Nick Moran( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Telstar by James Hicks( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the backdrop of early 60s London, Telstar is the story of the World's first Independent record producer, Joe Meek. A maverick genius who enjoyed phenomenal early success with 'Telstar', the biggest selling record of its time, before bad luck, depression, heart break and paranoia forced him to murder and suicide. A gay, amphetamine addicted, talented but deeply troubled soul who dabbled in the occult, Meek is already an iconic figure in the world of British pop, whose messy end had a bizarre inevitability. Far from being a maudlin tale, this stranger than fiction true story is a
Telstar the Joe Meek story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flamboyant and with a hair-trigger temper that more than once led to him pulling a gun on musicians, 1960s British pop producer Joe Meek makes Phil Spector look like a pussycat. From Meek's ascension to the top of the charts with 'Telstar' to his dabblings in the occult and implication in a boy's murder, the film charts the composer's tumultuous life
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.78 (from 0.47 for Telstar ... to 0.89 for Telstar : ...)
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