Goodnight, L.A.: Untold Tales from Inside Classic Rock's Legendary Recording Studios (Hardback)Kent Hartman (author)
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From behind the walls of a handful of well-hidden, unlikely recording studios in the Los Angeles area, legends-in-waiting created masterpiece albums. It was a time of astonishing creativity and unprecedented fame and fortune. It was also a time of unfettered excess that threatened to unravel everything along the way.
With access that only a longtime music business insider can provide, Kent Hartman packs Goodnight, L.A. with never-before-told stories about the most prolific time and iconic place in rock 'n' roll history. He brings the stories to life through new in-depth interviews with classic rock artists and famous producers. What Hartman's The Wrecking Crew was to pop singles, AM radio, and the '60s, Goodnight, L.A. is to album cuts, FM radio, and the high-flying, hard-rocking '70s and '80s.
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 512 g
Dimensions: 237 x 167 x 26 mm
"Kent Hartman is America's most entertaining music writer and Goodnight, L.A. is the clever, enlightened work of a master rock 'n' roll storyteller."--Brian Philips, President of CMT (Country Music Television) Network
"Goodnight, L.A. is riveting, behind-the-scenes, music biz storytelling at its best. The way Hartman provides intimate details between music producers, record labels, and artists is both fascinating and spot-on. If you like classic rock, then you're going to love this book. I'm ready for volume two!"--Butch Vig, Grammy Award-winning producer of the Foo Fighters' Wasting Light, Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown, and Nirvana's Nevermind, and cofounder of the band Garbage
"An entertaining look into the recording industry."
"Reveals tantalizing secrets behind blockbusters from Foreigner, Fleetwood Mac and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, to name a few."--Salon.com, "The 30 must-read music books of Fall 2017"