Colin Babb - '1973 and Me - The England v West Indies Series and a Memorable Childhood Year'

Jul 09, 2020, 02:13 PM
Author Colin Babb is the guest on this edition of the Cricket Badger Podcast as he joins James Buttler to talk about his new book '1973 and Me - The England v West Indies Test Series and a Memorable Childhood Year'.

To write the book, Colin spoke to Dennis Amiss, Clyde Best, Harold ‘Dickie’
Bird, Keith Fletcher, Maurice Foster, Lance Gibbs, Colin Grant, Frank Hayes,
Ron Headley, Bernard Julien, Alvin Kallicharan, Simon Lister, Professor Joe
Moran, Deryck Murray and Professor Clem Seecharan.

The book covers the series but is more than that. It talks of Caribbean migration to Britain, wider perspectives on history, identity, music and politics, shared family experiences of television in the 1970s, a collection of memorable events, and interplay with the 1973 West Indies tour.

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