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Ecords had some of the most beautiful record label designs but scanning through this book I didn t see a single one reproduced That this book I didn t see a single one reproduced That ve been a warning bell to me Disappointments pending The book s massive size can one reproduced That ve been a warning bell to me Disappointments pending The book s massive size can mask other omissions Short shrift given to the great artists of the 1940s 50s and 60s especially Nat King Cole Capitol s emale vocalists and its Country music roster A little too much space given to Frank Sinatra way too much space given to no name artists of recent vintage Too much is missing here and given the large gaps in label history the size of this book just isn t warranted You ll ind it difficult to store True to par Taschen Publishing has done a terrific piece of work with outstanding color packagingetc IF you desire to read and admire the artists and history of Capitol Records The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War from 1962 to the presenthoweverfrom 1942 at it s birth to 1962 at it s prime the coverage is bare bonesThis is so sad as greats such as Johnny Mercer Stan Kenton Nat King Cole Peggy Lee as well as the great producer Dave Dexter are all mereootnotes This was the Capitol Sicilian Lives familyalong with Sinatra Martin Nelson Riddle Billy May Judy Garland June Christyetc No Taschenumbled the ball and sadly appears to have gone Tattoo a Banana: And Other Ways to Turn Anything and Everything Into Art for the big bucksThis book COULD have been truly a complete work of art with a amazing story unlike RCA Victor and Columbia Capitol was uniue in each wayIn theuture please pretty please be COMPLETE and interview people that are knowledgeable on Alice Oliver future subjectsRich HargroveVirginia Beach Virginia Some of the vintage shots are extraordinary and Barney Hoskyns overview isirst class However I was sorely disappointed in the book as a whole because although it s advertised as the official account of Capitol Records The Protestant Temperament from itsounding year to today many important Capitol artists rom the early days get only the briefest of mentions while a number of what I consider essential names are missing entirely Also a key Capitol division which was very instrumental in the early days of television is similarly orgotte. Años de Capitol con artistas de la talla de Miles Davis Nat King Cole The Kingston Trio y Frank Sinatra; Beach Boys The Band y The Beatles en la década de 1960; iguras mundiales del rock como Pink Floyd Wings Steve Miller Band Bob Seger y Linda Ronstadt en la década de 1970; y estrellas contemporáneas como Coldplay Katy Perry y Sam Smith Hito ineludible para los amantes de la música 75 Years of Capitol Records es un homenaje a un poderoso gigante de la industria musical ue ha creado la banda sonora de generaciones pasadas presentes y uturas. 75 Years of Capitol Records (EXTRA LARGE) (English, French and German Edition)Present or my brother loved it OUTER DECORATIVE SLIP CASEBOX WAS RIPPED decorative slip casebox was ripped 3 or 4 places near to the handle plus the lengths of selloptape that had been stuck all over it made the condition much worse

The Book Itself Had Large 
book itself had large marks on the ront of the gold record coverOverall condition was much poorer than advertised This is such A BIG BOOK THAT IF IT SLIPS THROUGH YOUR big book that if it slips through your it just might chop your eetThere are some meat in this book although it s mainly a picture book with a ew essaysIf your main interest is the early years of the record labelyou might be disapointedThe big stars are well representedCOLESINATRAMARTINTHE BEACH BOYSTHE BEATLES but what about JUNE CHRISTYPEGGY LEE and so many othersIt s a complete overview that 75 Years of Capitol Records captures the essence and soul of an iconic player in the ormation and continual development of the music industry Growing up the kid of a record company exec this brought back vivid memories of what it was like to see this world through a different lens The imagery and stories will keep you and anyone who is ortunate enough to thumb through hours of enjoyment Beautiful book well worth the money paid Tempting Eden fabulous value and glorious reading A very large and heavy book beautifully presented photographs with profiles This is a superb collection of Capitol Records recording artists many of them REAL stars I bought thisor my husband whose band recorded Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, for Capitol in the 1970s and iseatured in this book It was a birthday surprise gift Talking to Dragons for him and he was delighted The book is extremely large and heavy but strikingly beautifulilled with gorgeous photographs of musicians spanning the years Some of the shots rom Capitol s earlier years are magnificent Many happy hours can be spent going through this book Just one word of cautionit is a very very large and heavy book It will need a special place in your home to comfortably display it First I love this book It is gorgeous beautifully published with high uality images Rare photos rom the archives Differen. De los Beatles a Beck de Sinatra a Sam Smith por este libro desfilan artistas ue marcaron una época tras cruzar las puertas de la The Drowning Man famosa torre de Capitol Records uno de los edificios más singulares de Hollywood y el hogar de uno de los sellos discográficos más destacados del mundo de los últimos 75 añosPara rendir tributo a una extraordinaria historia de la música grabada TASCHEN presenta la retrospectiva oficial de Capitol Records ue abarca desde suundación en 1942 hasta la actualidad Con un prólogo de Beck ensayos de historiadores cult. T genres of music are represented The PUBLISHER s packaging is outstanding The book comes packaged in a custom designed box with a plastic handle The Bride of Willow Creek for carryingThe gold LP looking disc on theront of the package looks like a gold plated regular size LPI agree with other reviewers it is a heavy heavy book Couldn t read it or view the photos without putting the book on a table or the GREAT INVESTMENT, THE floor and then carefullylipping through the pages Impossible to do so in one s lap because the book is too heavy and large It through the pages Impossible to do so in one s lap because the book is too heavy and large It difficult to use the index and then lip back and orth between the index and the pages when looking up a specific artist s photos and references in the book because of the large width length and depth of this tomeIt is definitely a coffee table piece but is an art book at the same time that honor s the label s legacy in music Of course it could not possibly include all of Capitol s artistsMY BIG COMPLAINT This is why I had to give this book only 4 stars threw it in a shipping box that was too large or this book The shipper threw some thin brown paper over the top of the book The special case that the publisher designed with a carrying handle was damaged badly during shipping Please see photosIF YOU WANT TO PURCHASE AN ART BOOK FROM HERE Don t It won t be shipped with the care it deserves And it deserves the FROM HERE Don t It won t be shipped with the care it deserves And it deserves the care This book is a treasure trove or music record lovers First off this is a very BIG HEAVY book It is much bigger than I expected Because the cover is designed to look like an LP I expected it to be that size but it is much bigger It comes in a large display box like most higher priced Taschen volumes The outer cover is a sort of slipcase that olds out It is mostly a picture book with little text which is just ine I counted at least 9 pages devoted to Sinatra and at least 16 pages devoted to The Beatles You expect a book this expensive to be nice but this book is REALY REALY nice Usual superb job rom Taschen Some amazing pictures A bargain given
The Lavishness And The Reduced 
lavishness and the reduced Capitol Urales y críticos musicales así como cientos de imágenes procedentes de los extensos archivos de Capitol Records seguimos la evolución de la discográfica y el devenir de buena parte de la música más relevante de los siglos XX y XXI A través del pop el rock el country la clásica el soul y el jazz este relato otográfico y musical incluye a las iguras más lamantes exitosas y creativas del sello así como a auellas otras ue tuvieron un solo éxito y vivieron un efímero paso por el estrellatoEn el camino nos encontramos en los primeros 20.

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