“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:
Publication Date: October 15, 2012
A showcase of the incredible photography of Chuck Boyd, one of the most trusted and well-liked photographers in the entertainment business, this collection stands as an incredible legacy of rock-and-roll imagery. A portfolio filled with intimate images of rock legends in the prime of their careers and in their youth—including Led Zeppelin, the Doors, Janis Joplin, the Mamas and the Papas, Tom Petty, the Grateful Dead, Simon and Garfunkel, and the Beach Boys—these images, which were only recently discovered, have been lovingly restored by Chuck’s family and are now being made available to the public for the first time. Capturing the zeitgeist that permeated rock through the 1960s and 1970s, these images stand as a testament to Chuck Boyd’s status as one of the most trusted and respected photographers in the music business.
About the Author
Chuck Boyd was a professional rock-and-roll photographer who shot such artists as the Rolling Stones, The Who, Cream, Led Zeppelin, KISS, and dozens of other artists throughout the 1960s and 1970s. Jeffrey Schwartz is a music historian. He lives in Santa Monica, California.