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Old 08-01-2017, 03:52 AM
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Originally Posted by sharksfan2000 View Post
What a shame that this book is priced so outrageously. As much as I'm sure I would enjoy it, there's no way I could justify spending 325 (nearly $430) for the less expensive of the two editions that are being released - the deluxe version is 495 (over $650!).

Maybe we'll see a "regular" edition of the book at some point, but if one is planned, it really should be made available at the same time as these limited editions. That's done all the time with music boxed sets that are available in various editions, for example - some people will want the most deluxe edition regardless of cost but most will be happy with a less expensive option. If a regular edition of the book appears later, I'm afraid many people will have paid a small fortune for one of these limited editions, believing that was their only chance to get a copy - that would not be fair to them. And if these super-expensive limited editions are the only ones that are ever published, then it really is a slap in the face of most Fleetwood Mac fans.

This seems like a wasted opportunity on Mick's part to spread the word about the band's early years. There must be loads of fans who know next to nothing about that period and might well be persuaded to buy a reasonably-priced book about it if Mick pitched it right, but they'll never pay the crazy prices for these limited editions - and there are only 2,000 copies being made anyway.
TRUE, TRUE, TRUE ! ! !

if your words only rang in mick's ears . . .
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