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End of Innocence

4.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
From the 1950s to the early '70s, EMI employed staff photographers to capture the vanguards of rock and roll: the Hollies, the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, the Animals, Marvin Gaye, the Beach Boys, Sonny and Cher, a startlingly young David Bowie, and many others. This collection of 200 photos chronicles the changes in the music industry during those critical years.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published May 1st 1997 by Scalo Publishers
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Mar 08, 2011 Alan rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: 60s freaks
well I absolutely loved this book, but it may be my age. It says on the cover that this book spans the 50s to the 70s, but the first photos are from 1959, and the last (Michael Jackson, still black, on a coach, and playing with a mask) from 1972. So, really, this book is all about the 60s. The photos are of groups and solo artists who worked at the EMI studios or visited, and a lot of them have the Manchester Square building in the background (or foreground - the Beatles first LP cover 'Please P ...more
Nov 17, 2007 Tosh rated it it was amazing
On one level this is a book full of crappy portraits of bands, but that is also part of its great charm. One gets the feeling that the photogrpher(s) were called out at a moments notice to photograph a band for the EMI organization. Most of the material was probably never printed in magazines. But alas you do get images of the early Marc Bolan, Bowie, and various forgotten 60's British bands.

The book is beautifully edited - it is sort of like going through someone's studio and uncovering this s
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