On Record - Vol. 1: 1978: Images, Interviews & Insights from the Year in Music (Paperback)
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Captures classic rockers from Journey to Bruce Springsteen to the Cars, nascent new wavers such as the Police, Talking Heads and the Clash, as well as the year's greatest releases from rock, R&B, country and jazz stars. The On Record series is an year-by-year, comprehensive look at the evolution of popular music from 1978 to 1998. Colorado Music Experience founding director and author G. Brown covered popular music at The Denver Post for 26 years, interviewing well over 3,200 musicians, including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, and Kurt Cobain, all of whom recounted their escapades and reminisced about what their time on the charts meant to them personally and musically. Over the decades, G. also amassed an archive of close to 15,000 rare promotional photos. Each volume of the On Record series presents nearly 200 rare archival images and 100 interviews with an array of performers, from the late Jerry Garcia and Dave Matthews to Bono and Santana. Beautifully crafted, these books belong in the library of every music fan and music institute. Proceeds from book sales benefit Colorado Music Experience.
About the Author
G. Brown has navigated the Rocky Mountain musical landscape for decades, both as a journalist and as a radio personality. He covered popular music at The Denver Post for 26 years, interviewing well over 2,500 musicians, from Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen to Bono and Kurt Cobain. Published in numerous national magazines, including Rolling Stone and National Lampoon, Brown also covered music news and hosted and programmed for myriad Denver-based radio stations. He is the author of the On Record series and four other books, including the award-winning Red Rocks: The Concert Years, Colorado Rock Chronicles, and Telluride Bluegrass Festival: The First Forty Years. And he is the founding director of Colorado Music Experience, a nonprofit cultural and educational organization established to preserve musical legacies (see links -- CoME: https: //colomusic.org/ and Facebook: @colomusic.org)