Crate & Barrel 75 Years of Capitol Records Book
Crate & Barrel 75 Years of Capitol Records Book

From the Beatles to Beck, Sinatra to Sam Smith, a parade of era-defining artists have passed through the doors of the Capitol Records tower, one of Hollywood's most distinctive landmarks and home to one of the world's most defining labels for the past 75 years. To commemorate this extraordinary history of recorded music, Taschen presents this official account of Capitol Records, from its founding in 1942 to today. With a foreword by Beck, essays by cultural historians and critics as well as hundreds of images from Capitol's extensive archives, the book follows the label's evolution and the making of some of the greatest music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Through pop, rock, country, classical, soul, and jazz, the photographic and musical history chronicles the label's most successful, creative stars as well as one-hit wonders. A must-have for music lovers, the book celebrates a mighty giant in the industry. By Barney Hoskyns and edited by Reuel Golden Hardcover 492 pages Made in Germany

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