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Bruce W. Talamon. Soul. R&B. Funk. Photographs 1972–1982

Hardcover, 22.6 x 31.6 cm, 2.67 kg, 376 pages

50.00

Multilingual Edition: English, French, German

Get down with Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder, Donna Summer, Barry White, Funkadelic, Al Green, The Jackson 5, Diana Ross, James Brown, Chaka Khan and many more black music legends in this collection of largely unseen images from the golden age of soul, R&B, and funk. This volume gathers all of the glamour and groove captured by Los Angeles based photographer Bruce W. Talamon.

Let’s Get It On

Behind the scenes of the 1970s music explosion with Bruce W. Talamon

Talamon saw it all during the golden age of soul, R&B, and funk. Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, this young African American photographer from Los Angeles found himself backstage with an all-access pass to the heart of the music scene. He caught his first big break landing a position as a staff photographer at SOUL Newspaper in LA in the early 1970s, just as soul, R&B, and funk were becoming part of the mainstream. He captured the rehearsals and sound checks, recording sessions and costume fittings, the quiet reflective moments and life on the road, and, of course, the wild photo shoots and memorable performances. These photographs define an era famed for its glamour, fabulous fashions, and utter devotion to the groove.

Including close to 300 photographs from 1972 to 1982, the extensive Talamon archives are presented in full detail for the first time. 

“For ten glorious years, I had the best seat in the house.”

-Bruce W. Talamon-

Featuring icons such as Earth, Wind & Fire; Marvin Gaye; Diana Ross; Parliament-Funkadelic; Al Green; Gil Scott-Heron; James Brown; Barry White; Rick James; Aretha Franklin; the Jackson Five; Donna Summer; and Chaka Khan and many others;


Capitol Records

Hardcover, 30 x 30 cm, 4.29 kg, 488 pages

60.00

Capitol Records

Hardcover, 30 x 30 cm, 4.29 kg, 488 pages

60.00

Capitol Records brought the Beatles to America and the Beach Boys to the world, and its iconic Hollywood tower was home to Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra. This epic photographic and musical history is the official account of the legendary label, featuring a foreword by Beck and hundreds of images from the Capitol Record archives exploring the history of pop, rock, country, classical, soul, and jazz.

Capitol Records illustrates the soundtrack

to generations past, present, and future.”

-GQ-

Capitol Records – from 1942 to today

From the Beatles to Beck, Sinatra to Sam Smith, a parade of era-defining artists have passed through the doors of the Capitol Records Tower, one of Hollywood’s most distinctive landmarks and home to one of the world’s most defining labels for the past 75+ years.

To commemorate this extraordinary history of recorded music, We follow the label’s evolution and the making of some of the greatest music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Through pop, rock, country, classical, soul, and jazz, the photographic and musical history includes the label’s most successful, cool, hip, and creative stars, as well as the one-hit wonders who had their all-too-brief moments in the spotlight.

Along the way, we encounter the likes of Miles Davis, Nat King Cole, the Kingston Trio, and Frank Sinatra in Capitol’s first 20 years; the Beach Boys, the Band, and the Beatles in the 1960s; global rock magnets Pink Floyd, Wings, Steve Miller Band, Bob Seger, and Linda Ronstadt in the 1970s; 


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