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Ed PiskorHip Hop Family Tree Vols 3 & 4 (gift box with slipcover) ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2016. New Copy ... $43.99 49.99
The fantastic third & fourth volumes of classic comics-enamored/classic rap-reared artist Ed Piskor's Hip Hop Family Tree series – which really gets better and better with each new book as it goes deeper into early hip hop history! Books 3 & 4 hone in on the years 1983-1985, a time when New York acts were breaking big nationally, local labels were shaking hands with majors, and hip hop itself suddenly reached far past the streets and clubs into the suburbs and subdivisions! Piskor's approach is great – comic-style in an oversized book that's like some old Marvel Giant-Size edition from the 70s – with newsprint pages in lurid color, telling the tale of Whodini, The Fat Boys, Slick Rick, Doug E Fresh, Rick Rubin, LL Cool J, The Beastie Boys,the rise of Def Jam Records, Dr. Dre laying the pre-NWA foundation, the Hollywood rapsploitation flicks Breakin', Beat Street and Krush Groove, and more heroes & heroines like Rakim, Salt-N-Pepa , Biz Markie and so many more giants who emerged during these years – with a graphic sensibility that even blows away the previous volumes. The 2 volumes are 110 pages and 112 pages, full color, and all the fresher in the oversized format – even better the 2 volume box set, in a beautiful, sturdy slipcover with dozens more classic players illustrated in a giant line-up on both sides! Book

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✨✧ Ed PiskorHip Hop Family Tree Monthly #8 ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2016. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The comic series that tells the tale of the early days of hip hop – but presents the story in the style of a Marvel Comics tabloid from the 70s! Ed Piskor's approach to the material is really unique – and he extrapolates historical details into an extended narrative of the scenes with colorful comic-style images. The monthly series anthologizes the stories in a way that's even truer to Piskor's comic book influences than the graphic novel collections. Amazing! Issue #8 looks at the dawn Run DMC era – straight from the streets of Hollis, Queens – plus comic book take on the story behind "Beat Bop" with Rammellzee & Jean-Michel Basquiat, Herbie Hancock's "Rockit", Rick Rubin and the young Beastie Boys, World Class Wreckin Cru and more! Book
 
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Richard HaversBeatles – The Days Of Their Lives (hardcover) ... Book
Chartwell Books, 2011. New Copy ... $14.99 39.99
A fab book on the Fab Four – one that's overflowing with a huge amount of vintage photos, wrapped around an especially cool timeline that offers up year-by-year, day-by-day details of all the important moments! The photos themselves are more than enough – and include lots of less-iconic, very interesting images that are really wonderful – with some especially nice ones as the boys start to get a bit shaggy in 1966. The timeline structure makes the whole thing especially nice – almost as a long visual documentary on the group, in both public and private scenes – with economically-used text to illuminate the moments. 320 pages, oversize, hardcover, and with color and black and white photos throughout! Book

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Ian Rusten & Jon StebbinsBeach Boys In Concert – The Ultimate History Of America's Band On Tour & Onstage (hardcover) ... Book
Backbeat Books, 2013. New Copy ... $10.99 39.99
Even if you've never seen The Beach Boys live, you can feel like you've attended every single one of their performances – as this massive book offers up year-by-year information on their stage shows – with dates and details of each, plus a wealth of photos as well! The book's especially cool in the 60s section – as it really shows the differences between the live Beach Boys group and the one that recorded their famous albums – and that quality only expands more in the wayward years of the 70s, where it's important to note lineups for each location. This isn't just some photo book – and instead, it's one of the most detailed volumes we've ever seen on a specific aspect of the band – with full information from 1961 on up to 2012. Harcover, oversize, 406 pages, and filled with color images. Book
 
 
 



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