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✨✧ Amanda PetrusichDo Not Sell At Any Price – The Wild Obsessive Hunt For The World's Rarest 78 rpm Records ... Book
Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2014. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fascinating look at the small-but-fervent world of the 78rpm collector – a musical underground that represents the first real step forward for vinyl culture (even though the format's not technically vinyl) – and which has remained surprisingly strong well into the 21st Century! Amanda Petrusich mixes history with some especially great snapshots on different scenes in 78rpm culture – going back to some of the key early collectors who helped enrich an understanding of early 20th Century music, while also often paying it forward – as in the case of John Fahey or Harry Smith – and she follows the scene into more recent years, where a surprising amount of revival activity has given us clearer and clearer pictures of the music of the 20s and 30s than we might ever have thought possible. If you're a record digger, you'll find plenty of familiar names in the book – and if you're a fan at all of older jazz, blues, folk, or hillbilly music – you'll also find a lot of context for the ways you now have access to those sounds. Paperback. Book
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✨✧ Bill DahlArt Of The Blues – A Visual Treasury Of Black Music's Golden Age (hardcover) ... Book
University Of Chicago, 2017. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Way more than just another book of album cover art – as this impressive volume presents countless images from the evolution of blues music in the 20th Century, alongside detailed writings that also try to explore visual trends, tropes of representation, and the larger role of the music in an American popular aesthetic! Chapters look at a range of different imagery – from early sheet music, to pre-war 78rpm labels, to blues photographs, record covers, and even film posters – but all laid out in a way that's extremely lively, given the great choice of images, and the book's glossy pages and hardcover presentation! 224 pages, with a look that's like the nicest coffee table books – but content that runs a lot deeper. Book
 
 
 



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