Unknown Legends of Rock 'n' Roll

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Psychedelic Unknkowns, Mad Geniuses, Punk Pioneers, Lo-Fi Mavericks, And More.

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For every Beatles or Stones, there are dozens of visionary rock groups who remain unsung heroes. From cult figures such as Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett (the most famous musician included here) to virtually undiscovered artists, this behind-the-scenes book with a fascinating CD of 12 rare songs celebrates the best rockers in everything from '50s rockabilly to '90s post-punk - the unknown greats who, for one reason or another, just never made it. Features lots of photos throughout. CD featuring songs by: John's Children, The Mystic Tide, The Rising Storm, The Deviants, Savage Rose, Penelope Houston, Aisha Kandisha, The Cleaners from Venus, Merrell Fankhauser, The Outsiders, Savage Republic, The Music Machine.

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Author Richie Unterberger
Publisher Backbeat Books
Page Count 422pp
Publication Size 6 x 9
Publication Notes Softcover, b/w, Includes CD
Publication Date May 1, 1998
ISBN 978-0879305345

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