Beautiful book well worth the money paid fabulous value AND GLORIOUS READING PRESENT FOR MY BROTHER LOVED IT glorious reading present for my brother Michelangelo: His Epic Life loved it superb job from Taschen Some amazing pictures A bargain given theavishness and the reduced price A very Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge large and heavy book beautifully presented photographs with profiles This is a superb collection of Capitol Records recording artists many of them REAL stars Outer decorative slip casebox was ripped in 3 or 4 places near to the handle plus theengths of selloptape that had been stuck all over it made the condition much worse The book itself had Boy Soldiers of the Great War: Their Own Stories for the First Time large scratch marks on the front of the gold record coverOverall condition was much poorer than advertised Capitol Records had some of the most beautiful recordabel designs but scanning through this book I didn t see a single one reproduced That should ve been a warning bell to me Disappointments pending The book s massive size can t mask other omissions Short shrift given to the great artists of the 1940s 50s and 60s especially Nat King Cole Capitol s female vocalists and its Country music roster A Making Sense of Leadership: Exploring the Five Key Roles Used by Effective Leaders little too much space given to Frank Sinatra way too much space given to no name artists of recent vintage Too much is missing here and given thearge gaps in abel history the size of this book just isn t warranted You l find it difficult to store I bought this for my husband whose band recorded for Capitol in the 1970s and is featured in this book It was a birthday surprise gift for him and he was delighted The book is extremely arge and heavy but strikingly beautiful filled with gorgeous photographs of musicians spanning the years Some of the shots from Capitol s earlier years spanning the years Some of the shots from Capitol s earlier years magnifice Th. De os Beatles a Beck de Sinatra a Sam Smith por este Les Innocents libro desfilan artistas ue marcaron una época tras cruzaras puertas de I Was A Stranger la famosa torre de Capitol Records uno deos edificios más singulares de Hollywood y el hogar de uno de os sellos discográficos más destacados del mundo de os últimos 75 añosPara rendir tributo a una extraordinaria historia de The Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathers: Masculinity, Carework and Fatherhood in the United States la música grabada TASCHEN presentaa retrospectiva oficial de Capitol Records ue abarca desde su fundación en 1942 hasta a actualidad Con un prólogo de Beck ensayos de historiadores cult. Is is such a big book that if it slips through your hands it just might chop your feetThere are some meat in this book although it s mainly a picture book with a few essaysIf your main interest is the early years of the record Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth labelyou might be disapointedThe big stars are well representedCOLESINATRAMARTINTHE BEACH BOYSTHE BEATLES but what about JUNE CHRISTYPEGGY LEE and so many othersIt s a complete overview that goes from 1942 to our timeI would alsoiked album covers on displayThey only featured a few near the endSo to resumeit s not a bad book but it could have been so much better True to par Taschen Publishing has done a terrific piece of work with outstanding color packagingetc IF you desire to read and admire the artists and history of Capitol Records from 1962 to the presenthoweverfrom 1942 at it s birth to 1962 at it s prime the coverage is bare bonesThis is so sad as greats such as Johnny Mercer Stan Kenton Nat King Cole Peggy Lee as well as the great producer Dave Dexter are all mere footnotes This was the Capitol familyalong with Sinatra Martin Nelson Riddle Billy May Judy Garland June Christyetc No Taschen fumbled the ball and sadly appears to have gone for the big bucksThis book COULD have been truly a complete work of art with a amazing story unlike RCA Victor and Columbia Capitol was uniue in each wayIn the future please pretty please be COMPLETE and interview people that are knowledgeable on future subjectsRich HargroveVirginia Beach Virginia First I this book It is gorgeous beautifully published with high uality images Rare photos from
The Archives Different Genres Of archives Different genres of represented The PUBLISHER s packaging is outstanding The bo. Urales y críticos musicales así como cientos de imágenes procedentes de 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts los extensos archivos de Capitol Records seguimosa evolución de Moonrise (Snowfall, la discográfica y el devenir de buena parte dea música más relevante de os siglos XX y XXI A través del pop el rock el country a clásica el soul y el jazz este relato fotográfico y musical incluye a Hello, Snow! las figuras más flamantes exitosas y creativas del sello así como a auellas otras ue tuvieron un solo éxito y vivieron un efímero paso por el estrellatoEn el camino nos encontramos enos primeros 20.
CHARACTERS · PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Barney HoskynsOk comes packaged in a custom designed box with a plastic handle for carryingThe gold LP A Little Dinner Before the Play looking disc on the front of the packageooks ike a gold plated regular size LPI agree with other
reviewers it is a heavy heavy book Couldn t read it or 75 Years of Capitol Recordsit is a heavy heavy book Couldn t read it or 75 Years of Capitol Records the essence and soul of an iconic player in the formation and continual development of the music industry Growing up
the kid of a record company exec this brought back vivid memorieskid of a record company exec this brought back vivid memories what it was ike to see this world through a different ens The imagery and stories will keep you and anyone who is fortunate enough to thumb through hours of enjoyment Some of the vintage shots are extraordinary and Barney Hoskyns overview is first class However I was sorely disappointed in the book as a whole because although it s advertised as the official account of Capitol Records from its founding year to today many important Capitol artists from the early days get only the briefest of mentions while a number of what I consider essential names are missing entirely Also a key Capitol division which was very instrumental in the early days of television is similarly forgotten First off this is a very BIG HEAVY book It is much bigger than I expected Because the cover is designed to ook Once a Wicked Lady: A Biography of Margaret Lockwood like an LP I expected it to be that size but it is much bigger It comes in aarge display box ike most higher priced Taschen volumes The outer cover is a sort of a arge display box A Northern Line Minute: The Northern Line like most higher priced Taschen volumes The outer cover is a sort of that folds out It is mostly a picture book withittle text which is just fine I counted at Future Focus least 9 pages devoted to Sinatra and ateast 16 pages devoted to The Beatles You expect a book this expensive to be nice but this book is REALY REALY nice. Años de Capitol con artistas de a talla de Miles Davis Nat King Cole The Kingston Trio y Frank Sinatra; Beach Boys The Band y The Beatles en a década de 1960; figuras mundiales del rock como Pink Floyd Wings Steve Miller Band Bob Seger y Linda Ronstadt en a década de 1970; y estrellas contemporáneas como Coldplay Katy Perry y Sam Smith Hito ineludible para os amantes de a música 75 Years of Capitol Records es un homenaje a un poderoso gigante de a industria musical ue ha creado a banda sonora de generaciones pasadas presentes y futuras. ,