Candid photographs of rock legends at work and at play during the sixties fil personal album, highlighted with comments and reminiscences by the author.
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Independent of her status as Mrs. Paul McCartney and former keyboard player/backup vocalist with the post-Beatles group Wings, McCartney has cultivated a successful photographic career. She is an intimate of the rock luminaries documented in this coffee-table album of 221 duotone and 32 color photographs, most of which were previously unpublished. A devotee of natural light and the spontaneous moment, the sum of McCartney's photographs--unlike the highly stylized and technically manipulated rock portraits of Annie Leibovitz--reflect a relaxed and unforced quality. Portraits include a 19-year-old Jackson Browne mugging, a stunning Jimi Hendrix in performance, Bob Dylan scratching his ear, Frank Zappa holding his baby daughter Moon Unit, and Janis Joplin hoisting a bottle of Southern Comfort. The photographs constitute a lush and lovely family album. More often than not, however, the author's accompanying text has the distracting presence of a boring slide show. This is a luxury acquisition for big budgets. The unsurpassed meat and potatoes picture book is still Michael Ochs's Rock Archives ( LJ 12/84).
- Barry X. Miller, Austin P.L., Tex.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Glee at the destruction of convention and morality pervade these intense photographs of the '60s by Beatle spouse McCartney.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Book Description Bulfinch Pr, 1992. Book Condition: Very Good. Dlx Ltd. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP88831004
Book Description Bulfinch Pr, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Dlx Ltd. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0821219715