Fuck You Too

Fuck You Too

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This Glen E. Friedman book came about due to the insistence of many of the his friends and fans who wanted to see the out takes and extras of all of the different people he had shot over the years, particularly those who were not included in FUCK YOU HEROES, from the early skateboarding days at the West Lost Angeles (DogTown) school yards and the infamous Dog Bowl, to the Punk shows and riots in Hollywood and CBGB's, from the gangster ridden streets of the Compton Hip-Hop scene to the Hollis neighborhood of Queens New York that brought the world Run-DMC and Jam Master Jay, all the way through more recent band photo sessions, to his Liberty Street protest at Ground Zero in New York City.This new hard back edition covers up to 2004, and includes an additional 13 pages not in the original! To paraphrase an earlier Amazon.com review This book is unbelievable, if for nothing else, just for the sheer volume of Hardcore Punk, Hardcore Hip Hop legends, Hardcore Skateboarding (much Dogtown), and MORE, all in here. Friedman's previous book was much more selective, he says this is his "scrapbook" of leftovers but he's really downplaying it, it's much much more in several ways. This one contains a way larger cast of characters and is much more relaxed in it's presentation. I think it's cool for that. (This new HARDCOVER edition is phenominal. There's almost 400 pictures in this 180 page book, and it just looks amazing, so much energy comes off the pages. It's a perfect companion to FUCK YOU HEROES with the black cover.Lots of amazing obscure PUNK shots, including the Bad Brains, Black Flag, Dead Kennedy's, Misfits, TSOL, Wierdos, Minutemen, Minor Threat, Husker Du, D.O.A., Social Distortion, Reagan Youth, Circle Jerks, the Make-Up, Suicidal Tendencies, Cramps, Big Boys, Ramones, GERMS, the Faith, Necros, Descendents, Adolescents, Stimulators, Discharge, the Damned, Murphy's Law, UK Subs, Angelic Upstarts, S.S. Decontrol, 999, BuzzCocks, tons of Fugazi.Classic incredible Hip-Hop shots of Run-DMC, Beastie Boys, LL Cool Jay, Ice-T, South Central Cartel, Busy Bee, Slick Rick, Doug E.Fresh, Ultra Magnetic MC's, KRS-1, Kurtis Blow, King Tee, PUBLIC ENEMY, A Tribe Called Quest, Fat Boys, Eric B.& Rakim, (new edition extras: Ja Rule, Sean Combs), even U.T.F.O.! The skate shots are of all the originators in DogTown (Tony Alva, Jay Adams, Shogo Kubo, Jim Muir, Paul Constantineau, and even Stacy Peralta - DogTown skate photos not in any of his other books - most notably of Jay Adams at the DogBowl.) Some great East Coast shots too, and classic early stuff of Duane Peters, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain, "Gator", Neil Blender, Ray "Bones", "Wally", "Playboy" Bobby Piercy, Steve Alba, Alan "Ollie" Gelfand, Tom Groholski, Mike McGill, Eddie Elgura, Christian Hosoi, and more (Including in this new edition 2 pages of never before seen classic Tony Hawk from the early 80's, as well as a shot of a pre-teen Cara-Beth Burnside.) Some of the other obscure interesting shots include 80's portraits of Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons and C.R.Stecyk . Music stuff of the DeadBoys'-Stiv Bators, the Go-Go's, Sting of the Police, Billy Idol when still in Generation- X, AC/DC, Iggy Pop, Johnny Thunders, (new edition extras: Beck, Pearl Jam, System Of A Down, (International) Noise Conspiracy, Femi Kuti, the Evens), and killer shots of Slayer.Believe it or not there's more I didn't even mention. You will be pleasantly surprised by this book. It packs a great punch of classic shots that you won't find by any other photographer anywhere.show more

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  • Hardback | 180 pages
  • 248.9 x 256.5 x 17.8mm | 952.56g
  • Consafos Press,US
  • Los Angeles, United States
  • English
  • 2nd
  • 200
  • 0965653501
  • 9780965653503
  • 1,475,858

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