Rock 'n' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip by Robert Landau

Rock 'n' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip

Robert Landau showcases the signs of a time when rock music ruled the airwaves and the world -- when youth, politics, art and music merged to push counterculture into mainstream culture.... Savor this bound museum of the finest graphic arts masterpieces that celebrate a bygone era ... Enjoy the accompanying interviews with the record company execs, musicians, and revolutio...

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Rock 'n' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip Reviews

  • Niree
    Aside from being a beautiful and thoughtfully curated photo/coffee table book, Rock 'n' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip also features insightful interviews with some of the most important people associated with the industry, as well has brief, engaging and extremely interesting articles on the p...
  • Jerry
    Robert Landau showcases the signs of a time when rock music ruled the airwaves and the world -- when youth, politics, art and music merged to push counterculture into mainstream culture.... The Sunset Strip was the nexus of creative energies, its nightclubs and record stores were the playground for ...
  • Geri
    The pictures are fantastic.The written content is intersting.Put them both together they make one amazing book.I loved reading about and reliving an era of music I grew up with.What a groundbreaking time that was.I won this book but not from Goodreads. I was giddy for days afterwards when I found ou...
  • Marcela Sara
    Every morning my single mom would blast vinyl records while we got ready for school. I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway and brought it over to my mom's home. We looked through it together and read sections at a time. It truly is an amazing book. I am very lucky to have won it and will cherish a...
  • Frederic
    I made my first trip to LA in 1976, and saw some of these billboards in person. For anyone who remembers the glory days of rock album-art and advertising, this book will bring back those days right back. Well designed and printed, too. Highly recommended....
  • Rosebud
    What a great trip down memory lane! I never saw any of the Sunset Strip billboards in person, but this book returned me to the music and musicians of my youth, when the air was fertile with creativity and expression. The author, young at the time, was drawn to these billboards and, fortunately, took...
  • Sahara Ware
    I have very fond memories of seeing some of these magnificent billboards when visiting LA back in the late 70s and early 80s. Wonderful photographs and excellent background on the whole creation process....
  • Stevejreviews
    Photographer Robert Landau’s book Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip pays homage to this uniquely Californian form of music marketing and if you didn’t see them in their heyday of the late 60s, '70s and very early '80s, you’ll need this book as your tour guide. Bec...
  • David Allen
    Taken when he was living in the neighborhood, Landau's documentary photos of rock promotional billboards from about 1968-1982 now seem charming and magical. An ode to a bygone era of ego stroking, big hair, heavy sounds, important (or "important") albums, hand-painted billboards, Tower Records, rock...

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