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    Punk 45: The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80 (Paperback) By (author) Jon Savage, By (author) Stuart Baker

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    Description"Punk 45 "is a revelatory guide to hundreds and hundreds of original seven-inch record cover sleeve designs--visual artifacts found at the heart of the most radical and anarchistic musical movement of the twentieth century. Spurred by the Desperate Bicycles' rallying cry "It was easy, it was cheap--go and do it!" and Mark Perry's "Here are three chords. Now form a band," thousands of new groups emerged in the wake of the Pistols, between 1976 and 1980. This politicized do-it-yourself ethic was applied to design as much as it was to music, and these lo-fi record sleeves declared politics ranging from anarchism to socialism, anticonsumerism, feminism and more. Spanning pre-punk to postpunk, "Punk 45" is introduced and co-compiled by Jon Savage, author of the acclaimed, definitive history of the Sex Pistols and punk music, "England's Dreaming," and the period's most pre-eminent historian. It features sleeves from bands such as the Adverts, Cabaret Voltaire, Crass, Dead Kennedys, Electric Eels, The Flamin' Groovies, The Human League, Joy Division, Pere Ubu, Plastic Bertrand, The Residents, X-Ray Spex and many, many others. As well as original artwork, the book also includes interviews and articles on designers such as Peter Saville, Jamie Reid, Malcolm Garrett and Gee Voucher, and interviews with record label founders such as Geoff Travis (Rough Trade), printing pressers and more. "Punk 45" is an exhaustive, thorough and exciting celebration of the stunning artwork of punk music, including everything from the most celebrated and iconic designs through to the stark beauty of the cheapest do-it-yourself lo-fi obscurities.

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    Punk 45
    The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jon Savage, By (author) Stuart Baker
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 221 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 1,770 g
    ISBN 13: 9780957260009
    ISBN 10: 0957260008

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15920
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    BIC subject category V2: AKL
    B&T General Subject: 540
    LC classification: ML
    Libri: ENGM4300
    BIC subject category V2: AVGU
    Abridged Dewey: 781
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MUS030000
    DC22: 741.66
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Libri: PUNK1000, COVE5000, PLAT4700, SCHB5100
    DC23: 781.6609047
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    Illustrations note
    800 colour illustrations
    Soul Jazz Records
    Imprint name
    Soul Jazz Records
    Publication date
    04 November 2013
    Publication City/Country