Garcia by the Editors of the Rolling Stone (book)
Featuring more than 150 photographs of the late rock musician, a combination of material taken from the past thirty years of Rolling Stone and new essays and pictures chronicles Jerry Garcia’s entire life and career.
Publisher : Little, Brown (January 1, 1995)
Language : English
Hardcover : 238 pages
Item Weight : 2.4 pounds (1194 gr)
Dimensions : 9 x 1.25 x 10.25 inches (28 x 23 cm)
Illustrated: Yes, color
Author: Rolling Stone Magazine Staff
Printed in USA
The author gives a little background on each person that touched Garcia’s life and where they fit into the scheme of the whole story. It also tells the story behind each of the songs Garcia wrote or collaborated on and his relationships with the different instuments he mastered. It is easy to get lost in the book while reading it. The stories and history flow very well. Profusely Illustrated with Color Artwork and with B&W and Color photographs.
When Jerry Garcia died in 1995, people around the world mourned his death. As the lead singer and spiritual center of the traveling band the Grateful Dead, Garcia commanded a large and loyal following. This book, with its many striking photographs and illustrations and with its writings by some of rock journalism’s biggest names, is a wonderful and lasting testament to one of rock music’s greatest stars.Compiled by the editors of Rolling Stone magazine, Garcia includes writings by Ken Kesey, Anthony DeCurtis, Mikal Gilmore, Robert Hunter, and Jann Wenner, as well as photographs and drawings by, among others, Annie Leibovitz, Al Hirschfeld, R. Crumb, and Allen Ginsburg.
Very fine condition, unread. Only a small pricesticker on the inside of the flap (cover). See photo’s, they are of the actual object.