CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Gainsbourg – The Biography (paperback)

Book (Item 599050) Tam Tam Books, 2012 — Condition: New Copy
Out Of Stock

Book


4.90 22

Finally – a chance for American listeners to get a look into the life of Serge Gainsbourg – served up here in a massive biography on one of the greatest singer/songwriters of the 20th Century! The book is way more than we could have hoped for – not a sensational fluff piece on Serge, as has been written in the past overseas – but a really thoughtful, well-researched culled from extensive interviews with a huge number of Gainsbourg's contemporaries! The book features loads of lyrical translations, a few black and white photos, and most importantly, almost 600 pages of great biographical details.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


Funkadelphia, 2010. New Copy
A very cool look at album cover artist/designer Jack Lonshein – the talent behind the great Mainstream Records covers of the 60s – plus a range of excellent work for other labels too! Back in the day, Jack ran a jazz record store, and also promoted concerts – and this book tells ... Book
Get On Down, 2013. New Copy
A massive tome to the drum machine – covering beat boxes manufactured as far back as 1950s, onward through the 80s machines that made the beats for some of the greatest hip hop and club music ever made! It's by self-described obsessive and Boston area hip hop producer Joe Mansfield – ... Book
Norton/Kicks, 2011. New Copy Book
The Science Fiction Poetry of Sun Ra – complete and unabidged – in a great, kinda old school hip pocket paperback-styled tome from Kicks Books! As revered as Sun Ra is, was, and will forever be as one of the great avant garde bandleaders and all around musical innovators of the 20th ... Book
Norton/Kicks, 2013. New Copy
Fanastic early work from hip lit figure and underground publishing pioneer Charles Plymell – whose friends and contemporaries include Beat legend and San Francisco housemate Allen Ginsberg and fellow Kansan William Burroughs – and while Charles Plymwell's name isn't quite as iconic, his ... Book
Backbeat Books, 2009. New Copy Book
The full story of the legendary Casablanca Records – the 70s home to Kiss, Donna Summer, and a huge amount of soul, funk, and disco artists! Casablanca is legendary not just for its music, but for its sense of "good times" and model for living the high life back in the day – ... Book
Abrams Comic Arts, 2009. New Copy Book
Cool comics from a very unlikely source – publications put together by the US government to spread ideas and inform the public – many of which were handled by top comics talents from the mainstream! The quality of this material is surprisingly wonderful – not schlocky propaganda, ... Book
Grushkin, 2011. New Copy Book
We may not be the type to be immediately thrilled by fan letters to the Grateful Dead – but one look at this book, and we were really amazed! The full-color, well-done volume is filled with amazing mail received by The Grateful Dead – most of it very heavily illustrated, with lots of ... Book
 



Top