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David Bowie Rainbowman: 1967-1980 (Hardback)Jérôme Soligny (author)
As intimate as it is wide-ranging, this landmark volume from one of the leading authorities on David Bowie draws from a wealth of interviews with the key figures in Bowie's career to deliver a unique, kaleidoscopic portrait of the iconic musician and his work.
In David Bowie Rainbowman, Jerome Soligny tells the story of David Bowie the musician with the help of those intimately involved with the creation of his music.
This uniquely exhaustive work on Bowie's 1967-1980 albums draws on over 150 interviews with the musicians, producers and friends who knew Bowie best, including Robert Fripp, Hermione Farthingale, Lou Reed, George Underwood, Mick Ronson, Carlos Alomar, Trevor Bolder, Mike Garson, Woody Woodmansey and many, many others.
With an essay by Soligny on each album followed by oral histories from the most trusted and influential figures in Bowie's musical life, David Bowie Rainbowman is the definitive guide to a singular and mercurial genius - the Rainbowman himself.
With a foreword by Tony Visconti, an introduction by Mike Garson and cover photo by Mick Rock. A beautiful and stylish gift for Bowie fans, over 700 pages long, filled with iconic photographs and with striking cover design by Barnbrook.
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Number of pages: 704
Weight: 1217 g
Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 62 mm
'Jerome is an insightful and dedicated music writer. His sense of history, detail and humanity sets him apart from the pack and his passion for the music is infectious. if you are a fan of music, David Bowie or both, Rainbowman is a must read.' - Reeves Gabrels (Tin Machine and The Cure)
'For almost 30 years, Jerome has been one of the great French authorities on contemporary music.; - Bryan Ferry (Roxy Music)
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