Welcome to the Northdown Publishing web site!
Publishing Ltd was formed in 1988 as a vehicle to market the work of author and journalist Michael Heatley. 2013 was our 25th
anniversary of trading!
We have been putting into e-book format some of our out-of-print works on the music and
entertainment world. Our first Kindle was 'Elvis Costello - The Early Years', followed by John Tobler's 'Guitar
Greats'. All Deke Leonard's four books 'The Twang Dynasty', 'Maybe I Should've Stayed In Bed',
'Maximum Darkness' and 'Rhinos, Winos and Lunatics' are now available on Kindle as is an excerpt
'Land Of My Fathers' regarding Welsh guitarists, with new foreword, and we have our first venture into fiction with
'The Clown's Handbag' by the late Julian Heatley. The next Kindle version in progress is Dave Hill's history
of Lindisfarne - 'Fog On The Tyne'.
Northdown curently has four main lines of work:
- we are the publishers for Deke Leonard's four books about life in the rock'n'roll business.
- we are the leaders in producing specialist sleeve notes for re-issued rock, rock'n'roll, blues, jazz and other
popular music genres for a portfolio of record labels
- we author, co-ordinate and edit books for other
publishers, mainly on music, sport and entertainment
- Michael is a regular contributor to music magazines Guitar
and Bass, Vintage Rock and Record Collector
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