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75 Years of Capitol Records - A New Book

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75 Years of Capitol Records Hardcover – 12 Dec 2016 by Reuel Golden (Author, Editor), Barney Hoskyns (Author)

'An unmissable milestone for music lovers, this photo history celebrates 75 years of the legendary Capitol Records'

To commemorate this extraordinary history of recorded music, TASCHEN presents this official account of Capitol Records, from its founding year of 1942 to today. With a foreword by Beck, essays by cultural historians and music and architecture critics, as well as hundreds of images from Capitol’s extensive archives, we follow the label’s evolution and the making of some of the greatest music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Through pop, rock, country, classical, soul, and jazz, the photographic and musical history includes the label’s most successful, cool, hip, and creative stars, as well as the one-hit wonders who had their all-too-brief moments in the spotlight.


About the Author
Reuel Golden graduated in politics from the University of Sussex, UK, and is the former editor of the British Journal of Photography. He has edited various titles for TASCHEN including The Rolling Stones, Her Majesty, Harry Benson: The Beatles, Age of Innocence: Football in the 1970s, and the New York and London editions of the Portrait of a City series.

Hardcover: 500 pages

Publisher: TASCHEN; 01 edition (12 Dec. 2016)

Language: English











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I've just gone to the website for this book and found it costs £99.99. It's hardback with loads of pictures so that makes it pricey. A shame as I fancy it but not to pay that. Perhaps I can persuade my local library to purchase a copy. Would be more relevant than many books there.

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