John Wilford, also known as `Wilf', was born in North London. After studying Radio, Television and Electronics Servicing he joined a semi-pro group as a roadie before working full time as a professional sound engineer. John worked for Midas Amplification where he built sound mixing consoles for many famous touring artists including Pink Floyd's Quadraphonic mixing desk. He went on to set up his own sound company which he later sold, and he then worked for Concert Sound up until his retirement. John wrote this book after being nagged by friends for many years to tell his interesting life story.