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'77 Sulphate Strip by Barry Cain
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At one point towards the end of this book, the PR man Alan Edwards, an old friend of the author, muses on the paradox that the punk uprising of 1977 has remained so influential in popular culture when so much of the music that gave rise to it has fai...more
David Hockney by Christopher Simon Sykes
" Is there any idea in painting that David Hockney didn't have first? Chock-a-block with details, this book is only part one (of two, one hopes). "
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David Hockney by Christopher Simon Sykes
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The life of David Hockney has been as fascinating, varied and brilliant as his work, with which it is inextricably intertwined. This biography offers an introduction to some of this excitement and complexity, up to a point. Indeed, up to several poin...more
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Break It Up by Mark Paytress
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Paytress conjures with the recreation of his own initial and abiding enthusiasm for Patti Smith's groundbreaking 1975 album by writing in the breakneck, allusive, manifesto-ish style of much of the new rock journalism that was beginning at the same t...more
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