Cult Rock Posters: Ten Years of Classic Posters from the Glam, Punk and New Wave Era

By: Crimlis, Roger; Turner, Alwyn W.

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Book Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners. Book shows very light use only. Exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. From 1972 to 1982, rock posters-like rock itself--exploded with power and invention. Part visual history, part visceral history, Cult Rock Posters traces the evolution of pop music, from glam to punk to new wave, during a turbulent decade. These are the posters that inspired a generation--and interviews with rock stars, artists, photographers, and promoters fill in behind-the-scenes details. Author Roger Crimlis, one of Britain's most renowned collectors of rock posters, shares his own favorites, all in raw, torn-from-the-wall format. Adam Ant, David Bowie, Blondie, Marc Bolan, Bow Wow Wow, The Clash, Alice Cooper, Ian Dury, Brian Eno, Brian Ferry, Malcolm McLaren, Iggy Pop, Roxy Music, the Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, Patti Smith, the Sex Pistols, X-ray Spex--if they were out there, they are in here. The words "First Published" appear on the publisher's page.


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From 1972 to 1982, rock posters-like rock itself--exploded with power and invention. Part visual history, part visceral history, Cult Rock Posters traces the evolution of pop music, from glam to punk to new wave, during a turbulent decade. These are the posters that inspired a generation--and interviews with rock stars, artists, photographers, and promoters fill in behind-the-scenes details. Author Roger Crimlis, one of Britain's most renowned collectors of rock posters, shares his own favorites, all in raw, torn-from-the-wall format. Adam Ant, David Bowie, Blondie, Marc Bolan, Bow Wow Wow, The Clash, Alice Cooper, Ian Dury, Brian Eno, Brian Ferry, Malcolm McLaren, Iggy Pop, Roxy Music, the Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, Patti Smith, the Sex Pistols, X-ray Spex--if they were out there, they are in here. Gritty, rough, rude, the posters in this one-of-a-kind collection scream the story of their times.

Title: Cult Rock Posters: Ten Years of Classic Posters from the Glam, Punk and New Wave Era

Author: Crimlis, Roger; Turner, Alwyn W.

Categories: Graphic Design, Photography, Music,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: U.S.A., Billboard Books / Watson-Guptill: 2006

ISBN Number: 0823077799

ISBN Number 13: 9780823077793

Binding: Oversize Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Music

Size: XL

Seller ID: 137928