1001 Albums: You Must Hear Before You Die
Octopus, Dec 5, 2011 - Music - 960 pages
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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Review: 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1001 Before You Die)User Review - Kirsten Pedersen - Goodreads
I pull this book out every April to compare it to the Record Store Day List and see if there is anything that strikes my fancy. This year there wasn't- the Cure's Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me was my only ... Read full review
Review: 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1001 Before You Die)User Review - Chris - Goodreads
Actually started paging thru this at a friend's place and really liked it. It's organized by decade, with short essays about the picks that include some history of the band and some context for where ... Read full review