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This full colour interactive book is a treasury of the stars, music and culture that make up the world of rock. It includes 20 separate pull-out booklets featuring independent labels, rock art and memorabilia, the British Invasion, Woodstock and the festivals and more and a CD of Hall of Fame interviews with the great names of rock.
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This fetching pop-up book promises readers hours of diversion and entertainment. Pull the compact disc out of the back pocket of the blue jeans that cover the front of The Rock Pack and listen to rock pioneers such as Ray Davies and Martha Reeves discuss their experiences while you interact with more than 50 years of rock-and-roll history. By the time you've finished thumbing through the booklets tucked into artfully designed pockets, peering behind posters advertising Otis Redding and Chuck Berry concerts, greeting the Shirelles (who pop up in the sixties), answering the Jimi Hendrix quiz and playing with models of his guitars, and turning a dial to check out Madonna's various incarnations, you'll have a comprehensive view of the evolution of rock-and-roll--from early blues through the erection of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995. All of the elements that make up this book are held together by a time line that combines information about rock icons, from B.B. King and Ruth Brown to Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam, with information that puts the music in historical context.
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Book Description Stoddart+publishing. Condition: New. 1852277351 As new in original shrinkwrap. First Edition, published by Virgin. Unopened hardcover. No damage. Written by James Henke, longtime music editor of Rolling Stone and Chief Curator of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and deisgned by Ron van der Meer, creator of seven internationally acclaimes Packes including The Art Pack. For every fan of rock and roll, this extraordinary "interactive" book is The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's complete treasure yof the world of rock. From Bo Diddley and Lead Belly to Jimi Hendrix and Joni Mitchell to Pearly Jam and Nirvana, the myriad forms of rock are presented as never before. Enclosed CD features interviews with the pioneering movers and shakers of the rock world. With separate pull-out booklets on the best independent labels, rock art and memorbilia, the British Invasion, Woodstock and the festivals, and more than 200 full-color photographs and illustrations, this is the ultimate rock trip!. Seller Inventory # SKU1000083
Book Description Stoddart+publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1852277351