Classic Albums That Changed My Life: The vinyl that made a generation

Author(s): Alan Whiticker

Adult General Non-fiction | Fashion, Music & Film

In the late 1960s and 1970s,vinyl ruled! Fans showedtheir love and investment ina particularly rock and rollband by paying about $10($75 in today's money) for adozen songs etched into 40minutes of a vinyl 'long play'or LP record. Not only didfans receive a collection ofgreat songs, they were presented with a window intoanother world . concept albums, rock operas, progressiverock, acid trips and new worlds . packagedin wonderful pieces of pop art called record covers!In Classic Albums chronicles the inside story aboutthe making of a dozen great albums, starting withthe Beatles' 'White Album' in 1968 to Elton John's'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' in 1973. In each chapter,the recording process is discussed and the inspirationfor each song is investigated but more importantly,the place that both the band and the album nowhold in popular culture is fully explored.This is an authoritative but affectionate look back at atime when hair was long, denim

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General Fields

  • : 9781921024382
  • : New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited
  • : New Holland (Australia)
  • : October 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 288
  • : 288
  • : Alan Whiticker
  • : Alan Whiticker