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"Tramp's Footprints", the book on the history of Supertramp, is on sale!

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Having spent many years compiling countless press clippings from all eras, and after conducting almost one hundred exclusive interviews with the members of Supertramp and their extended family of collaborators, at last Abel Fuentes has published "Tramp's Footprints - The History of Supertramp".

With a very special introduction written by Juan Lago and a thorough review of the band’s career along 740 pages and more than 260 images from all times, THE LOGICAL WEB presents this definitive biography, brimming with lots of information and the tales and anecdotes that tell the true and compelling story of the group in the words of all the people at its heart, following the 50th anniversary of the founding of this unique and much loved band.

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The book "Tramp's Footprints - The History of Supertramp" (in English) is also available worldwide at these Amazon stores:
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Purchasers reviews

JOHN HELLIWELL, Supertramp's legendary sax player and master of ceremonies:
"I am reading Abel's book and it is a very good and comprehensive overview of our history."

RICHARD PALMER, co-founder of Supertramp:
"I certainly learned a lot of stuff I didn't know about Supertramp from Abel's book."

MARTY WALSH, guitarist for Supertramp in the 1980s:
"Abel, I got the book and wow that is extensive! I'm glad to be a part of the history."

CARL VERHEYEN, member of Supertramp since 1985:
"Many thanks, Abel, and I congratulate you on this impressive work. I'm enjoying it!"

ANDY ANDREWS, Supertramp's first roadie and Rick Davies' longtime friend:
"I must congratulate Abel on the detail he has gathered, I am finding all of it so interesting."

KEN ALLARDYCE, band's crew member from 1972 to 1983 and Roger Hodgson's regular collaborator:
"Abel, we can all be grateful that you have been able to so brilliantly document the story for posterity."


HOWARD HECKERS, sound engineer for Roger Hodgson between 2005 and 2016:
"I love this encyclopedia, it's really good and very well documented."



Preview of the book:




Index of the book:

INTRODUCTION
1. THE SEEDS OF SUPERTRAMP
2. AN UNMISTAKABLE VOICE
3. THE PREHISTORY OF THE BAND
4. THE FIRST ALBUM
5. SUPERTRAMP ON THE ROAD
6. THE WIZARD OF SOUND
7. A SECOND ATTEMPT
8. THE PRAGMATIC SCOT
9. A TURNING POINT
10. AN AMERICAN IN LONDON
11. THE MASTER OF CEREMONIES
12. A NEW TIME
13. PLANNING THE PERFECT CRIME
14. TAKE-OFF OF THE CENTURY
15. THE SWEET FLAVOUR OF SUCCESS
16. THE BIG LEAP
17. A TEMPORARY CRISIS
18. SUPERTRAMP AROUND THE WORLD
19. NOT SO QUIET MOMENTS
20. A MARATHON TOUR
21. PREPARING A SPECIAL MENU
22. THE MOST CONSISTENT BREAKFAST
23. A TRIUMPHAL WALK
24. LIVE AND DIRECT
25. THE BIG SUPERTRAMP FAMILY
26. A PERIOD OF TRANSITION
27. THE BEGINNING OF THE END
28. A VERY REVEALING TITLE
29. THE EARLY SOLO WORKS
30. A LAST AND FAMOUS TOUR
31. THE END OF AN ERA
32. TAKING IT BY STORM
33. A DIFFERENT SUPERTRAMP
34. TOWARDS THE UNKNOWN
35. ONE STEP BACK
36. THE BIRD FLIES AWAY
37. ANOTHER GLOBAL MIGRATION
38. A LONG ABSENCE
39. THE RETURN (I)
40. THE RETURN (II)
41. COMING BACK ON STAGE
42. SOLOTRAMP ON THE WAY
43. OPENING A DOOR TO THE FUTURE
44. A CHANGE OF DIRECTION
45. REAPPEARANCE IN SLOW MOTION
46. A NEW HALF WORLD TRIP
47. SUPERTRAMP IN THE 21ST CENTURY
48. THE PENULTIMATE FAILED REUNION
49. A QUITE UNEXPECTED TOUR
50. WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE PARIS
EPILOGUE (SUPERTRAMP FOR ETERNITY)
APPENDICES:
I. Musicians in the history of Supertramp
II. Relevant members of the big Supertramp family
III. Relevant people in the history of Supertramp
IV. Relevant people in the career of Roger Hodgson
V. World tours by Supertramp and Roger Hodgson
VI. Official discography by Supertramp
VII. Official solo discography by the Supertramp members
VIII. Official singles by Supertramp and Roger Hodgson
IX. Official songs by Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson
X. Unreleased songs by Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson
XI. Other recordings by the Supertramp members
XII. Bibliography
XIII. Photography
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

For any enquiries relating to the book, you can contact the author here.

The Spanish version of the book ("Huellas de Vagabundo - La Historia de Supertramp") is also available at https://www.thelogicalweb.com/mas-contenidos/noticias/1584-huellas-de-vagabundo.html