MUSIC: PHOTOGRAPHY & GIFT BOOKS

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Steidl

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Hardcover, 9 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 56 color / 110 bw.

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Catalog: SPRING 2020 p. 39   

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Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures

Edited by John Reynolds, Tiny Robinson. Text by Jack Kerouac, Glenn O’Brien, Mason Roberson, Pete Seeger, Tom Waits, et al. Poems by Tyehimba Jess.

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Photos, memorabilia and more from the life of Lead Belly, of “Goodnight, Irene” and “Midnight Special” fame

This is a new edition of Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures, the rich visual biography of legendary Louisiana blues musician Lead Belly, originally published by Steidl in 2007. Here is a treasure trove of rare photographs, news clippings, concert programs, personal correspondence (including letters from Woody Guthrie), record albums, awards and other memorabilia, some of which was discovered in a basement trunk in Brooklyn, safely stored by Lead Belly’s wife, Martha—“My wife is half my life; my guitar is the other half,” he once said.

Born Huddie William Ledbetter, Lead Belly (1889–1949) was an influential Louisiana bluesman who wrote and performed some of the best-loved songs of the 20th century, including “The Midnight Special,” “Rock Island Line” and his signature “Goodnight, Irene.” Notable for his strong vocals and virtuosity on the twelve-string guitar, he could also play the piano, mandolin, harmonica, violin, concertina and accordion. Library of Congress folk music anthropologist John A. Lomax discovered Lead Belly serving time for assault at the infamous Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola in 1934. Lomax, traveling through the South in search of American folk songs, immediately recognized Lead Belly as a walking anthology of African American music and arranged for him to come to New York, where he soon created a sensation. His influence on later generations of popular musicians has been significant: Keith Richards, Jimi Hendrix, Jerry Garcia, Kurt Cobain, Van Morrison, Robert Plant and Beck have all paid their respects.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures.'

Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures

STATUS: Forthcoming | 1/1/2021

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GERED MANKOWITZ: GOIN’ HOME WITH THE ROLLING STONES ’66

Text by Gered Mankowitz. Foreword by Andrew Loog Oldham.

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526747
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Pub Date: 10/27/2020
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Queen: The Neal Preston Photographs

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Edited by Dave Brolan. Art direction by Richard Gray. Text by Neal Preston, Brian May, Roger Taylor.

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ISBN: 9781909526716
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Pub Date: 10/29/2020
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Text by Marilyn Manson, Perou.

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ISBN: 9781909526693
USD $69.95
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Pub Date: 6/9/2020
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JIMMY KATZ: CLOSED SESSION

Edited by Marco Pierini.

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ISBN: 9788836643790
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Pub Date: 3/17/2020
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Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures

LEAD BELLY: A LIFE IN PICTURES

Edited by John Reynolds, Tiny Robinson. Text by Jack Kerouac, Glenn O’Brien, Mason Roberson, Pete Seeger, Tom Waits, et al. Poems by Tyehimba Jess.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958297036
USD $45.00
| CAN $63

Pub Date: 1/1/2021
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Edited with text by Pascal Claude. Text by Luciano Caldarelli, Christian Hahn, Grahame Waite.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960985969
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 12/23/2019
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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Introduction by Simon Whittle.

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ISBN: 9781909526631
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Pub Date: 12/3/2019
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Gavin Watson: Oh What Fun We Had!

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Text by Andrea Rosso.

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ISBN: 9788862086349
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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ISBN: 9783960984498
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Pub Date: 12/23/2019
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Introduction by Carl Abrahamsson.

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ISBN: 9789198451238
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Edited with text by Claudia Zanfi. Text by Sasha Frere-Jones, Bill Owens.

DAMIANI

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Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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