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Featured image, of Michael Zagaris photographing Pete Townshend, Deborah Koons, Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter as Phil Lesh and John McIntire look on at the Oakland Coliseum, 1976, is reproduced from
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 11/17/2016

Total Excess: Photographs by Michael Zagaris

These are serious times, and some of us are having a hard time feeling totally "up." So we turn to Total Excess, Reel Art Press' electrifying new collection of Michael Zagaris' rock photographs of the 70s and 80s. Mostly unpublished until now, they were taken for pleasure not for pay. Meaning: Zagaris really knew how to have a good time. Backstage and on stage, he captured The Clash, The Grateful Dead, David Bowie, Blondie, The Sex Pistols, Rolling Stones, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and The Who, not to mention walk-ons like Marlon Brando. To make it all the better, Zagaris contributes "the most unbelievable tales of debauchery and bad behavior," alongside the photographs. Featured photos are from a 1976 Oakland Coliseum show where the Grateful Dead opened for The Who. See more Holiday Gift Staff Picks here.

Total Excess

Total Excess

Reel Art Press
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 272 pgs / 30 color / 200 b&w.





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