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Tony Visconti : Bowie, Bolan and the Brooklyn boy : the autobiography

Author: Tony Visconti
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rollercoaster journey through the glory days of pop music, this memoir from famed produced Tony Visconti brings to life more than five decades of music history. Soon after abandoning his native New York in the 1960s to pursue his career in the UK, Visconti found himself in the thick of the emerging glam rock movement. His first commercial success came with T. Rex, but it was with the then-unknown David Bowie that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Rock music
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Tony Visconti; Tony Visconti
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Visconti
ISBN: 9780007229444 0007229445 9780007229451 0007229453
OCLC Number: 73953573
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 394 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: What is a record producer? --
Touchdown --
London makes its Marc --
Variety is the spice --
It's all hype, man --
Myths and legends --
It's the same ol', same ol' --
Abroad and at home --
The low down --
Ich bin ein Berliner --
All change --
Modern life --
-Back to basics --
Full circle.
Responsibility: foreword by Morrissey.

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A name synonymous with ground-breaking music, Tony Visconti has worked with the most dynamic and influential names in pop, from T.Rex and Iggy Pop to David Bowie and U2. This is the compelling life  Read more...

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