Are you ready to feel 18 again?

Limited edition hardback - the ultimate gift for birmingham's dirty stop outs of the '70s!

  • It's far more than a book - it's a time machine back to your youth!

  • It's a treasured momento - you'll want to re-live those memories again and again

  • It's a luxury coffee table book (c'mon you know Kindle just can't compete with a REAL book)

“Bought this for my husband - he couldn't put it down! It jogged both our memories of growing up in Birmingham at a great time for music. Lots of fun. Well researched and full of nostalgia and interesting information. Well done.”

Rita Carrol

  • Crammed with rare photos, memories and memorabilia

  • Exclusive hardback, collector's edition

  • Only 1,000 printed - 250 already sold!

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Dirty Stop Out's Guide to 1970s Birmingham - hardback edition - the ultimate gift!

What goes into a Dirty Stop Out's Guide?

A minimum of 12 months in-depth research

Putting together a Dirty Stop Out’s Guide is a mammoth project. It’s days and weeks of research as we trawl through old newspapers, books, Facebook groups and more to find elusive bits of information that will allow us to produce something truly representative of an era.

The work of some of the UK's finest writers and academics

We’re honoured to have academics, journalists and former rock stars on our list of esteemed writers..

Hours of detective work

We leave no stone unturned as we track down long, lost DJs, rock stars, superfans and other people that defined an era.

Unrivalled knowledge and passion

It’s fair to say we’re a bunch of social history geeks that love reminiscing about ‘the old days’! It’s our teenage years that truly define who we are and it’s our job at Dirty Stop Outs HQ to ensure that period lives on forever through our books!

Are you ready to re-discover your mojo? Here's a snapshot of the rarities that took over a year of research to amass for the book...

And here's a taster of the book itself...

Frequently asked questions

How quick will I get my book?

Your title will be lovingly packaged and posted using Royal Mail Tracked 48. It will be posted the same business day providing you order before 2pm. You’ll be provided with a tracking reference number so you can keep tabs on you package.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes – we ship worldwide. 😊

What if I don't like my book?

If you’ve ordered the wrong book or have simply decided you’re not ready to re-discover your mojo just drop us a line at:
Refunds really are no problem. In fact we’ll provide one with no questions asked as long as you return your undamaged goods within 30 days of purchase.

What if my package doesn't arrive?

If your package doesn’t arrive as scheduled don’t hesitate to drop us a line at and we’ll get everything sorted in true retro rock’n’roll fashion. We want nothing but happy customers!

Where are your books printed?

All our books are printed here in England. We’re all about a low carbon footprint and a holier than thou supply chain.

Why don't you do an e-book version?

Well call us a tad old skool but the Kindle just doesn’t cut it where a Dirty Stop Out’s Guide is concerned. A treasured book is like a lifelong friend. It has personality and a smell and feel all of its own. Your Dirty Stop Out’s Guide will be a lifelong friend – its sole purpose in life will be to put a smile on your face as it reminds you of a long, lost memory.

Will you be doing a 1980s version?

As the reaction to our 1970s book has been so amazing we are planning to do a 1980s version in the future. But please bare with us – these books don’t happen overnight! They’re a big project!

Will I definately feel 18 again?

Well we don’t profess to have found the secret of eternal youth but scores of 5 star reviews, huge critical acclaim in the media and a glut of rock stars as customers makes us think we’re doing something right. And did you know our first Dirty Stop Out’s Guide was the catalyst for a couple getting re-married after nearly 26 years apart? You never know what retro magic you’ll find in these books!

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Def Leppard, Human League, ABC, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Sex Pistols, Stray Cats, Heaven 17, Black Sabbath, The Specials, Richard Hawley, Motorhead, Saxon, 

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