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Beach Boys : America's Band (Illustrated) (Hardcover) (Johnny Morgan)

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The Beach Boys pioneered the wildly popular "Surf Sound," selling more records than any other American band. And 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of their groundbreaking and hugely influential albumPet Sounds and its follow-up single, "Good Vibrations." This book offers the first fully illustrated, in-depth examination of the group's story, with a special emphasis on the creation of those two masterpieces and what came after. More than 150 images include classic and rarely published photographs, album artwork, and archive memorabilia. By examining the writing, recording and performance of the band's entire catalogue, the book presents a unique look at the making of the Beach Boys, both before and after their 1966 triumphs.
The Beach Boys pioneered the wildly popular "Surf Sound," selling more records than any other American band. And 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of their groundbreaking and hugely influential albumPet Sounds and its follow-up single, "Good Vibrations." This book offers the first fully illustrated, in-depth examination of the group's story, with a special emphasis on the creation of those two masterpieces and what came after. More than 150 images include classic and rarely published photographs, album artwork, and archive memorabilia. By examining the writing, recording, and performance of the band's entire catalogue, mostly created by Brian Wilson, the book presents a unique look at the times, trials, and tribulations that went into making the Beach Boys, both before and after their 1966 triumphs.
Edition: Illustrated
Number of Pages: 247
Genre: Music
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
Author: Johnny Morgan
Language: English
Street Date: October 27, 2015
TCIN: 21517353
UPC: 9781454917090
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-1717

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