"If you love The Beatles and 60s music, you will love this book."

The British Beatles Fan Club

Whether famous in their own right or obscure, legendary or forgotten, pioneers or followers, these bands were the…. 

Rivals Of The Beatles

A fun and exciting book by Martin Orkin
A trawl through music history's greatest era with 20 of the many fine groups who rivalled The Beatles.... almost!
Featuring: The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, The Dave Clark Five and.….
The Monkees!


Coming soon...!

Deluxe first edition of 500 copies available to order now!! 
Special offer!! Price reduced !! £19.99 (was £30.00) + post and packing, for a further limited period!!
In September 2022 I had 2 x 2 hour music shows on AJK Radio, a UK internet station. I discussed with host Trevor Richards all the groups I featured in Rivals Of The Beatles, and we played some of their great music. My radio shows are currently available on AJK's catch-up option. So click on the link here to see what we had to say - and play!
Also in September 2022 I was interviewed about Rivals Of The Beatles by Roy Basnett, on Liverpool Live Radio. Roy kindly gave me permission to share the interview on my website, so here it is!

* Glossy hardback

* c. 800 pages of informative text

* A quality book to treasure!

* Initial print run: 500 numbered and signed copies