Psychedelia: 101 Iconic Underground Rock Albums 1966-1970
The most colorful, detailed, and authoritative guide to the psychedelic albums of the 1960s ever published. As the 1960s progressed, a socially conscious counterculture emerged—one defined by rock and roll. Artists began to explore trippy new sounds, musicianship reached unsurpassable levels, and for a brief, glorious moment, audiences embraced the genuinely experimental. Never before or since were so many classic albums made in such a short time. From Cream’s Disraeli Gears to the Zombies’ OdesseyandOracle, Psychedelia examines 101 of the era’s most groundbreaking records. Contemporary reviews, rare photographs, new interviews, and a plethora of iconic images and reproductions of cover artwork make this a treasure no music fan should be without. The artists include: The Beatles * The Byrds * Country Joe & the Fish * David Bowie * Donovan * The Doors * Fairport Convention * The Grateful Dead * Jefferson Airplane * The Jimi Hendrix Experience * Love * The Mothers of Invention * Pink Floyd * Quicksilver Messenger Service * The Rolling Stones * Small Faces * Traffic * The Yardbirds * and more!
1000 Record Covers (Bibliotheca Universalis) (French Edition)
Record covers are a sign of our life and times. Like the music on the discs, they address such issues as love, life, death, fashion, and rebellion. For music fans the covers are the expression of a period, of a particular time in their lives. Many are works of art and have become as famous as the music they stand for―Andy Warhol's covers, for example, including the banana he designed for The Velvet Underground.This edition of Record Covers presents a selection of the best rock album covers of the 60s to 90s from music archivist, disc jockey, journalist, and former record-publicity executive Michael Ochs’s enormous private collection. Both a trip down memory lane and a study in the evolution of cover art, this is a sweeping look at an underappreciated art form.
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 of more than 750 remarkable album 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 gathered together in celebration of the cover art that defined their albums and their cult status. Each cover is accompanied by a fact sheet listing the art director, photographer or illustrator, year, label, and more, while nearly 250 records that marked particular turning points for a band, an artist, or the music genre, are highlighted with short descriptions.This far-reaching catalog of visualized rock is contextualized with insider interviews with five professionals who shaped the history of rock, and by top-10 record lists from ten leading rock collectors.
KISS Destroyer Framed Album Cover Wall Art 70's 80's Rock Band
Whether you want to "Shout It Out Loud" in "Detroit Rock City," you can take those head-banging trips down memory lane with this album cover reproduction that truly personifies the animated characters that make up KISS. Pun intended. The album cover reprint of Kiss' "Destroyer" album, their fourth studio record from 1976, is encased in a stylish matte black frame and a protective layer of acrylic glass. Preserve and treasure this rock n' roll relic for years to come. The cover showcases the four rebel rousers in quintessential KISS costumes and infamous painted faces that the group has become renowned for. The doomsday illustration shows The Starchild, The Demon, The Spaceman and The Catman leaping from atop a fiery pile of rubble and into your home to bring you raucous head-banging hits. Showcase your love and support as a diehard fan to one of America's longest running and all-time greatest rock n' roll bands: KISS by adding this heavy metal memento to your man cave, garage, home bar or even your living room or bedroom. The options are endless, just like Gene Simmons' tongue. Outfitted with two hooks for easy hanging (frame wire not included), installation is a breeze for this stylish replica of an infamous album cover. PRODUCT SPECS: Dimensions: 12.5" H x 12.5" W x 1.5" D...
50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Changed Our Culture
For the past fifty years, Rolling Stone has been a leading voice in journalism, cultural criticism, and—above all—music. This landmark book documents the magazine’s rise to prominence as the voice of rock and roll and a leading showcase for era-defining photography. From the 1960s to the present day, the book offers a decade-by-decade exploration of American music and history. Interviews with rock legends—Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Kurt Cobain, Bruce Springsteen, and more—appear alongside iconic photographs by Baron Wolman, Annie Leibovitz, Mark Seliger, and other leading image-makers. With feature articles, excerpts, and exposés by such quintessential writers as Hunter S. Thompson, Matt Taibbi, and David Harris, this book is an irresistible and essential keepsake of the magazine that has defined American music for generations of readers.
Sexy, provocative, playful, beautiful: from their earliest days, LP covers have been objects of art and fascination. This celebration of album artistry presents more than 350 of the best covers, and departs from the usual approach by organizing the images by visual theme. Many of us remember the iconic album-cover images that defined our collective and individual histories—such as the smoldering pinup girl on the Cars’ Candy-O, the plaintive baby following a dollar bill through water on Nirvana’s Nevermind, and Andy Warhol’s controversial zippered pants on the Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers. From perennial classics to lesser-known gems, here is the LP art that shook, rattled, and rolled us through music’s early formative years. The thematic chapters include:Art: Ornette Coleman, Empty Foxhole; Sex Pistols, Never Mind the Bollocks; Santana, Abraxas Death: Otis Redding, History of Otis Redding; Frank Zappa, Hot Rats; Ice Cube, Kill At Will; Metallica, Master of Puppets Drugs: The Beatles, Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; the Monkees, Head; Thelonious Monk, Underground; Peter Tosh, Bush Doctor Ego: Frank Sinatra, No One Cares; Joni Mitchell, Clouds; LL Cool J, Mama Said Knock You Out; Björk, Debut Escape: Johnny Cash, Orange Blossom Special; ...
This newly reformatted edition of Classic Album Covers of the 60s features more than 200 of the very best—and, in some cases, entertainingly worst—covers that graced LPs throughout that groundbreaking decade. It takes readers on a lively journey from the wholesome joviality of the Very Merry Macs and Muscle Beach Party, through stylish and sophisticated jazz covers, to the coolest, wildest psychedelic designs of the late 60s—including the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper and the Incredible String Band’s The 5000 Spirits. The evolving styles illustrated here provide a fascinating reflection of changing cultural trends during an era when artists sought to smash the prevailing rules—and, in so doing, laid the foundations for cover design today.
The best-selling visual history of the rock concert poster, now available at an irresistible price Electric, outrageous, erotic, rebelliousrock concert posters are the visual equivalent of the music they advertise. The Art of Rock traces the history of this energizing art form from the bold letterpress posters advertising Elvis’s early shows, through the multicolored fantasies of the psychedelic era, to the avant-garde collages of new wave and punk. More than 1,500 posters and other graphicstickets, backstage passes, buttons, handbillsare presented in their original blazing color (or their stark black and white, as the case may be). The text features dozens of exclusive interviews with musicians, concert promoters, and the poster artists themselves, including legends like Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, or Wes Wilsonwho also designed the cover of this book. A visual journey through thirty years of rock and roll, as well as a valuable reference, The Art of Rock is an essential volume for every music lover (and art lover).
David Bowie Rock Album Cover T Shirt & Exclusive Stickers (XXXXX-Large, Alladin Sane) White
David Bowie is a true music legend, beloved English rock icon, and impossibly stylish fashion symbol. From the psychedelic rock of his earliest work to the transformation into glam superstar Ziggy Stardust to his later dive into electronic music, David Bowie constantly reinvented himself, experimented with sound and style, and was never afraid to try something new or outrageous. Show off your love of the enigmatic musician with a T-shirt depicting one of his albums. In addition, you'll receive two exclusive die-cut stickers: one featuring art from the album cover and the other featuring an iconic logo. All our products are officially licensed and 100% authentic. You can shop with confidence knowing Popfunk products are 100% officially licensed. We offer thousands of products from your favorite movies, TV shows, cartoons, comic book heroes, music and more. The continued success of our company is due to the care and consciousness that our employees place in each and every order, as well as to the high level of integrity we have upheld throughout the years. We have earned the respect and trust of our licensors and the customers we serve and in doing so have developed strong and lasting relationships. We are humbled by your choice to shop with Popfunk!
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Top 10 Iconic Rock Album Covers
Rock Album Cover Art
NOTE: Part 1 of series: Rock albums. We will do Cool and Iconic album covers in Rock, Pop, Rap, Hard Rock/Metal. Sometimes you can judge a book – or a musical album - by its cover. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 iconic classic rock album covers.Check us out at http://www.Twitter.com/WatchMojo, http://instagram.com/watchmojo and http://www.Facebook.com/WatchMojo Check out our interactive Suggestion Tool at http://www.WatchMojo.com/suggest :)