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1001 Albums 2011: You Must Hear Before You Die

1001 Albums 2011: You Must Hear Before You Die

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By (author) Cassell Illustrated, General editor Robert Dimery

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  • Publisher: Cassell Illustrated
  • Format: Paperback | 960 pages
  • Dimensions: 163mm x 211mm x 61mm | 1,919g
  • Publication date: 5 September 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1844036995
  • ISBN 13: 9781844036998
  • Illustrations note: 800 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 91,030

Product description

Now newly revised, this fascinating book is the ultimate critical guide to history's greatest albums, spanning more than 50 years of outstanding music across all genres, from the genesis of 1950s rock 'n' roll to the technological and electronic innovations of the 2000s. With inside knowledge and incisive criticism from 90 internationally acclaimed music journalists, this updated edition provides an indispensable companion to the music itself. Illustrated with more than 900 iconic images of album covers, bands and artists, 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is a must-have for the musically inspired.

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Robert Dimery is a freelance writer and editor who has worked on Tony Wilson's 24 Hour Party People, Pump Up the Volume: A History of House, Breaking Into Heaven: The Rise and Fall of the Stone Roses, and 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, as well as a wide range of other popular music publications. He has also worked for a variety of magazines, including Time Out London and Vogue. Michael Lydon has been writing about pop music since the 1960s and was a Founding Editor of Rolling Stone. He has written profiles on Lennon and McCartney and has been on tour with the Rolling Stones, B.B. King, and Johnny Cash. His books include Rock Folk, Boogie Lightning and the definitive biography of Ray Charles: Man and Music. He lives in New York City.