I REMEMBER EVERY FACE
Special thanks to: Bryan Talbot, my test-pilot, illustrator,
compadre; Peter Gwilliam, the original Hendrix fan, my partner throughout,
Richard Gwilliam my friendly nethead and host, Dinah and Johnny Clarke,
for Xtreems and for enduring friendship, Gabriel Jones and Pat Mayes (my
research assistants at Pleasure Island), Chris West, for early reading and
helpful textual analysis, Leslie Howle and the Clarion Class of 99 Seattle,
for Hendrix grave trip, the Crocodile Club and many other favours; and Simon
Charleton (my government insider)
And thanks to everyone else involved, wittingly or
unwittingly, willingly or unwillingly, in the making of Bold As Love, including:
The Archivists of the Somerset Studies room Taunton Public Library, An Lyverji
Kernewek Helston, Jacq (Make A List) Aris, Margaret Benson, Mark Bould,
The Carling Weekend (aka Reading Festival), Maude Casey, Chy Carne Holiday
Park Kennack Sands, The Copyshop Lewes Road Brighton, Mary Curran, Mark
Denman, Graham (Digitalis) Denman, Chris Easterbrook, Jo Fletcher, The Foresight
Crime and Crime Prevention Think Tank team, Anthony Goff, Goonhilly Down
Earth Station, Lina Ksendziuk, Marilyn MacMenemy of South Shields, Chris
Magness, The Manics site, (2000), Dr Malabika Mitra (aka Olwen Devi), Polly
Marshall, Mr S. Minnitt, Somerest County Museum, Taunton, Mr &Mrs G.N
Mullineux, Oisin Murphy Lawless, Andy Murray, The Museum of Archaeology
Cambridge University, Peta Orbach, Nigel Pickering, Pleasure Island Theme
Park North Lincs; The Pussycat Club Yay!, The Raft, Stuart Revill (my consultant
Deadhead), Rocket Signs Lewes Rd Brighton, Nicola Sinclair, Anne Sudworth,
Bob (Stonecold) Swindells, Bryan and Mary Talbot for enduring friendship
and their hospitality on many occasions, Johnny T, Tyne and Wear Library
Services Saltwell Park Gateshead, The Verve site, WOMAD at Rivermead 1997,
& the young man who let me share his spliff, on Villiers St, about 5pm
on Wednesday 6th December 2000. Thanks mate, you'll never know what a kind
deed that was. Plus of course the rockstars, DJs, tv pop-pickers, and rock
journalists themselves, my inspiration.
& not forgetting Thomas Malory and Chretien de Troyes.
Bold As Love cover art by Anne Sudworth www.annesudworth.co.uk
Bold As Love frontispiece, portraits by Bryan Talbot, www.bryan-talbot.com
The Wharfedale Abbey ghoul appears by kind permission of Miss Ann Halam.
For Jimi Hendrix
In Memoriam (1942 - 1970)
Bold As Love is a work of fantasy. All characters and locations are
either fictional or treated fictionally. Any resemblance to any real
future or present time or place or persons or music is entirely coincidental.
Web site designed by Gwyneth Jones, executed by Peter Gwilliam.