Rock Covers PDF ePub eBook

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Rock Covers free pdf Rock on. From Elvis to Nirvana: the most important record covers in rock history. Album art is indelibly linked to our collective musical memories- when you think of your favorite albums, you picture the covers. Many photographers, illustrators, and art directors have become celebrities from their album artworks-the best examples of which will go down in history as permanent fixtures in popular culture. Paying tribute to this art form, Rock Covers brings you a compilation that includes 600 remarkable covers, from legendary to rare record releases. Artists as varied as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Sex Pistols, Pink Floyd, The Cure, Iron Maiden, and Sonic Youth are all gathered together here in celebration of the covers that defined their albums. Each cover is accompanied by a fact sheet listing the art director, photographer or illustrator, year, label, and more. Two hundred seminal records that marked turning points for a band, an artist, or the music genre, are highlighted with short descriptions. Five professionals who made and shaped the history of rock share insider information in featured interviews while 10 leading rock collectors seal the deal with top-10 favorite records.

About Jon Kirby

Jon Kirby is a record collector and music writer based in Chicago, Illinois. A graduate of the University of North Carolina's Journalism School, he served as an editor for Brooklyn-based music magazine Wax Poetics, and has contributed in-depth articles for the Oxford American and the Fader. He is currently an A

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Author : Jon Kirby
Publisher : Taschen GmbH
Data Published : 30 October 2014
ISBN : 383654525X
EAN : 9783836545259
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 552 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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