Title: Canyon of Dreams: The Magic and the Music of...
Publisher: Sterling, New York
Publication Date: 2009
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket As Issued
Edition: 1st Edition
Fine condition 1st Edition/1st Printing hardcover with original 4"-wide obi (also in Fine condition) still encircling the book. The book's only wear is just a tiny bit of rubbing at top and bottom edges of spine. All else is like new inside and out. From the estate of actor, writer, and producer, Jack Larson, who is mentioned in the text. This gorgeous coffee table volume will be packed in layers of bubble-wrap and shipped in a sturdy box so it will arrive in pristine, collectible condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABH1021
A lavishly illustrated insider?s look at 80 years of music and culture in Laurel Canyon--a ZIP code with its own playlist. Sonny & Cher, the Doors, the Monkees, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; the Eagles, Carole King, and others cultivated their immortal sounds in this L.A.-based musical fraternity. Written by a long-time Canyon resident who knows them all, Canyon of Dreams traces the history of the community and its enduring legacy. Taking a deeply personal approach, it uses a multiple-voice narration based on exclusive interviews with the area?s musical elite. Because of their close connection with Kubernik, some of these stars are speaking openly for the first time. New in paper.
A lavishly illustrated insider's look at 80 years of music and culture in Laurel Canyon.
Laurel Canyon is a zip code with its own play list: to name just a few, Sonny & Cher, The Doors, The Turtles, Canned Heat, Monkees, Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Eagles, and Carole King all cultivated their immortal sounds in this L.A.-based musical fraternity.A lavishly illustrated insider?s look at 80 years of music and culture in Laurel Canyon.
Written by a long-time L.A. resident who knows them all, Canyon of Dreams traces the history of the community and its enduring legacy. Taking a deeply personal approach, it uses a multiple-voice narration based on exclusive interviews with the area?s musical elite. Because of their close and long-time connection with Kubernik, some of these stars are speaking openly for the first time.
Eye-opening both visually and informationally, this is a book no music lover can be without!
Interview highlights include:
- For the first time in years, the three surviving Doors talk about performances, recordings, band dynamics, and, of course, Jim Morrison
- Randy Meisner reminisces about the Eagles first gig and the recording of "One of These Nights"
- Graham Nash reflects on life with Joni Mitchell and describes writing "Our House"
- Lou Adler discusses his legendary Sunset Strip venues--the Whisky a Go-Go, Roxy Theater, Rainbow Bar & Grill, and Tapestry--and, with Michele Phillips, reflects on the Monterey Pop Festival.
- Slash, a child of the Canyon, details the formation of Guns N' Roses
- And much, much more!
Look Inside Canyon of Dreams: The Magic and the Music of Laurel Canyon
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