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A Glass Of Champagne - The Official SAILOR Story

written by James McCarraher

Release date: June 2004

First English edition - hardback

The first edition is being limited to just 500 copies - worldwide!!

The Official Sailor Story is an independent assessment of SAILOR's history which has been exhaustively and lovingly researched and written by James McCarraher, with the full, frank and unbridled co-operation of the four founder members Georg Kajanus, Henry Marsh, Phil Pickett and Grant Serpell, current torch-bearers Peter Lincoln and Rob Alderton as well as past members, Gavin and Virginia David.

A Glass Of Champagne - The Official SAILOR Story

written by James McCarraher

Release date: September 2005

Updated English second edition - paperback

"A Glass Of Champagne - The Official SAILOR Story' by James McCarraher is due for release in paperback format on the 30 September 2005 through Exposure Publishing, priced at £12.99.
A new chapter has been added to bring the SAILOR Story up to date.
Copies can be pre-ordered by following this link:
From 30 September 2005, copies will also be available worldwide through the network of Amazon websites.

Kajanus - The Biography

written by James McCarraher and Georg Kajanus

Release date: June 2006

"Kajanus" is the definitive biography of composer, songwriter and musician Georg Kajanus. The book has over 100 photographs, 67.000 words and runs to over 300 pages.

All copies are accompanied by a free CD single release of Georg Kajanus' previously unreleased "Norwegian Trilogy" including the songs:

  • Dører I Fjellene (Doors In The Mountains) - Listen
  • Bakke Gård - Listen
  • Måken Er Hvit (The Seagull Is White) - Listen

This will be Georg's first solo single release for thirty-five years.

Order the Georg Kajanus biography now at the website of author James McCarraher:

The SAILOR Scrapbook

The SAILOR Scrapbook

by James McCarraher with a foreword by Henry Marsh & Phil Pickett

Release date: November 2011

"A rare and valuable photographic archive charting the rise of one of the most innovative and creative bands of the Seventies."
In 2004, Sarum Publishing released 'The SAILOR Story', charting the career of a band who succeeded in conquering Europe with their original sound. Despite 'The SAILOR Story' running to over 300 pages, literally hundreds of photographs liberated from the Sony vaults in Aylesbury, England, could not be included in the original publication due to lack of space.
At last, seven years after the release of the original book, its companion has arrived, charting the history of the band in words and photographs from their signing to CBS Records in 1974, through the heady days of hits and headlines, and concluding with their first split towards the end of the decade. The vast majority of the images in this book are previously unpublished, making this an absolute must-buy for SAILOR fans.

Order your copy of the SAILOR Scrapbook now through the website of author James McCarraher -
or get it on
The book will also be available via Amazon from December 2011 on.

SAILOR - The Official Biography

written by James McCarraher
Updated version of the 2004 book "A Glass Of Champagne - The Official SAILOR Story"

Release date: September 2016

The one and only SAILOR biography by James McCarraher - which was originally released as "A Glass Of Champagne - The Official SAILOR Story" in 2004 - will be re-released this month by Wymer Press.
This new edition includes two brand new chapters (7,000 words) which bring the story bang up to date and is available now from

German fans: You can also find it on via this link:

Last updated: 20 September 2016

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