Dreamboats and Petticoats is a jukebox musical based on popular songs from the fifties and early sixties. The musical, featuring those songs of the rock ‘n’ roll era, is set around the years 1957 to 1963 and was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. It has been hugely successful amongst the target audience who were teenagers and young marrieds at the time.
The book is the story of rock ‘n’ roll in the UK with interviews
with leading artists and covers bands like Cliff and The Shadows, The Everley Bothers and singers like Tommy Steele, Marty Wilde, Adam Faith and Billy Fury. The book is a nostalgic journey to an age of Expresso bars, skiffle and Mecca dance halls.