Mark Blake (writer)

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Mark Blake is a journalist and writer. His work has been published in numerous newspapers, music and lifestyle magazines since 1989, including Q, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, Mojo, Classic Rock and Daily Express.

He is the author of the 2007 music biography, Pigs Might Fly: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd,[1] published by Aurum Press (available under the title Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd in the United States); "Stone Me: The Wit & Wisdom Of Keith Richards",[2] (Aurum Press, 2008); "Is This The Real Life: The Untold Story of Queen" (Aurum Press, 2010).

His most recent book, "Pretend You're In A War: The Who And The Sixties" was published by Aurum Press in September 2014.

He is a former Assistant Editor of Q', and previously edited the books Dylan: Visions, Portraits and Back Pages and Punk: The Whole Story" (Dorling Kindersley, 2004 & 2005).


  1. ^ "La musique aussi se lit". Metro France (in French). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 13 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Keith Richards inspires rival tribute books". 3 News. 28 January 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2010. 

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