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  • Bob Dylan: Surviving in a Ruthless World review

    The establishment of the Bob Dylan Archive [BDA] in Tulsa marks the beginning of a new era of Dylan scholarship, revolutionary in scope and potential impact. Gaining access to multiple early drafts of lyrics as well as preliminary takes of officially released songs will significantly broaden our knowledge of both Dylan’s working methods and his artistic vision. The depth and breadth of the tapes, manuscripts, notebooks, and handwritten notes are simply astounding

  • Fillmore East: The Venue that Changed Rock

    This autumn sees Red Planet publishing a great new book telling the story of Fillmore East – the venue that changed rock. The book tells the story in the words of the artists who played there, the staff who worked there and the audience that watched there.

    Illustrated with more than 130 images, many of them rare or exclusive

  • Stories Behind Five Decades of Cover Art

    Bill Smith and his Studio have been designing record covers since 1976.

    In those five decades they have worked with more than 200 bands and artists, creating hundreds of album covers, singles bags, and CD covers.

    Bill Smith Studio worked with some of the world’s best photographers, illustrators and painters on covers for among others, The Jam, The Cure, Kate Bush, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, King Crimson and Mike Oldfield.

BON SCOTT: A ROCK 'N' ROLL STORY

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