Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Dial M for Merthyr” as Want to Read:
Dial M for Merthyr
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Dial M for Merthyr

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Part news report, part social history, and part memoir, this book tells the story of a band from the wrong side of the tracks trying to stay afloat in an ever changing musical and social climate. At a rock gig in a Rhondda pub, the author discovered the band Midasuno—a gaggle of Merthyr kids with a ton of conviction and a penchant for neck breaking guitar riffs. In 2005, s ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Parthian Books
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Dial M for Merthyr, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Dial M for Merthyr

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 33)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Chris Westlake
Okay, I imagine I'm just a little biased with this review. A writer from Merthyr chronicling her journey with a Merthyr band? Okay, I imagine I'm more than a little biased with this review. Gives a great insight into a band before they make it, when they are just a little fish. This is very real stuff. Some great writing and very involving
Simon Thirsk
This is a lively and sometimes witty account of a young writer going from fan to biographer and then accompanying a small town pop band on the road, drink, fans and rows.
I found it an interesting read.
Dani Thomas
Dani Thomas marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2014
Jem marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2014
Nick added it
Apr 22, 2013
Lynda Y
Lynda Y marked it as to-read
Nov 24, 2012
Rick added it
Mar 13, 2014
Shelly marked it as to-read
Sep 13, 2012
Daniel Morgan
Daniel Morgan marked it as to-read
Aug 08, 2012
Gareth marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2011
Ceri marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2011
Ava marked it as to-read
Dec 07, 2010
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
In and Out of the Goldfish Bowl Fresh Apples Sixteen Shades of Crazy Cosmic Latte Loose Connections

Share This Book