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Glam!: An Eyewitness Account Paperback – 14 Nov 2005
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The most space is given to David Bowie, but there are many beautiful images of Queen, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, some of Debbie Harry, Syd Barrett and many others (there are a number of images from the Rocky Horror Picture Show, too!)
The only negative aspect of the book is that some of the larger images that cover two pages lose a bit in the crease between them. In a few images, the crease runs right through someone's nose.
I recommend the book to fans of glam rock in general, Mick Rock's photography in particular, and admirers of any of the artists featured. I would probably enjoy these photographs if I wasn't a fan, though, and you might too.
Mick Rock is probably the only photographer from that era who has barely improved, yet his ego is huge.
There are some good and even great images in the book. If you dig the 70's glam scene and want to look at a collection of images of the stars buy yourself a used copy.
If you're a learning music photographer don't try to emulate this style. Yes, the gear was limited, but the technique is still lacking.
Once again the book manufacturing is pretty cheap.