Trouble Songs: Exclusive extracts from Stuart Bailie's new book only in the Belfast Telegraph
The Belfast Telegraph is publishing exclusive extracts from Stuart Bailie's sensational new book - Trouble Songs.
It tells the story of music and conflict over the last 50 years and the stars who provided the soundtrack to a troubled time in Northern Ireland.
Written by Belfast-based music journalist and broadcaster Stuart Bailie, Trouble Songs - Music and Conflict in Northern Ireland features interviews with artists including Christy Moore, The Undertones, Stiff Little Fingers, Sinead O'Connor, Terri Hooley and The Miami Showband survivors.
The book includes a piece from Bono, who writes about the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, the lyrics of song Sunday Bloody Sunday, the Enniskillen bombing and his work with Christy Moore.
Don't miss another exclusive preview of Trouble Songs only in the Belfast Telegraph this Saturday.
- Rock 'n' roll saved Northern Ireland: Stuart Bailie's love for the 'soundtrack of the Troubles' prompted him to write the definitive history of music and the conflict... but it wasn't all sweetness and light
- 'Gordon Wilson's interview, when he describes being under the rubble with his daughter Marie and her last words, so full of forgiveness, so humbling... his faith gives you faith'
- Stiff Little Fingers Jim Reilly on forgiving soldier who killed brother: When you're 18 years old, you're still a child yourself
Trouble Songs - Music and Conflict in Northern Ireland will be published on May 11, priced £14.99
Available to pre-order now from www.troublesongs.com
Belfast Telegraph Digital