Smith Tapes, The (announced as 1969-1972 Speaks for Itself)

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Between 1969 and 1972, Village Voice "Scenes" columnist, WPLJ FM radio host, and cult figure Howard Smith got to the heart of the counterculture through personal conversations and hard-hitting interviews with the likes of Mick Jagger, Frank Zappa, Andy Warhol, and R. Buckminster Fuller. The Smith Tapes transcribes, for the first time, sixty-one of those recorded sessions, from an archive of more than 150 reels unearthed after more than forty years. Edited by documentary film writer and director/producer Ezra Bookstein, this book reveals the time capsule that Smith ingeniously captured, and contains raw and unscripted talks that take you right into the midst of a transformative cultural and musical explosion.
ISBN 9781616893835. Princeton Architectural Press.
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Between 1969 and 1972, Village Voice "Scenes" columnist, WPLJ FM radio host, and cult figure Howard Smith got to the heart of the counterculture through personal conversations and hard-hitting interviews with the likes of Mick Jagger, Frank Zappa, Andy Warhol, and R. Buckminster Fuller. The Smith Tapes transcribes, for the first time, sixty-one of those recorded sessions, from an archive of more than 150 reels unearthed after more than forty years. Edited by documentary film writer and director/producer Ezra Bookstein, this book reveals the time capsule that Smith ingeniously captured, and contains raw and unscripted talks that take you right into the midst of a transformative cultural and musical explosion.
  • Subtitle
    Lost Interviews with Rock Stars & Icons 1969-1972
  • Author
    Howard Smith (ed. Ezra Bookstein)
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    November 2015
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    384 pages. 30 b/w ills. 15 x 23 cm
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  • Date added
    November 2015