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100 Lost Rock Albums From The 1970s by Matthew Ingram
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Neither a joyless trudge through the well-worn canon of 'classic albums you-must-hear' nor a joyless exercise in crate-digger oneupmanship, this book opens out, through what is basically a series of genre overviews and a series of record reviews, a whole new vista of understanding for the history of recorded music in the 1970s, an era in which the record industry was arguably at its most prolific, its most profitable and often at its most daring.

Born of a boundless and omnivorous joy in music and a playful intellectual curiosity, Matt Ingram uncovers and breathes life into an impossible to second-guess array of hidden-in-plain-sight gems that one might well find lurking in the… Read more

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