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Classic Rock: Photographs from Yesterday & Today

Classic Rock: Photographs from Yesterday & Today

by Jim Summaria, Mark Plotnick
Classic Rock: Photographs from Yesterday & Today

Classic Rock: Photographs from Yesterday & Today

by Jim Summaria, Mark Plotnick


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Classic Rock: Photographs from yesterday and today features the original, high-quality performance photography of veteran photojournalist, Jim Summaria. Through his camera lens, readers get a front row center seat to not only Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers in performance, but additional acts often overlooked and whose contributions are compelling. This book draws an intriguing visual contrast between artists in their prime—and, if still performing, as they have appeared more recently. The addition of quick facts and trivia about these artists, and revealing quotes from these musicians, peers, and critics will further entertain readers.

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ISBN-13: 9781682034118
Publisher: Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/15/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 78 MB
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About the Author

Jim Summaria is a veteran rock concert photographer whose photos have been published in numerous books, CDs, and publications. His lifelong passion for rock photography began as a 19-year-old armed with a Kodak Instamatic at a 1972 Rolling Stones concert. Thrilled with his first effort, he invested in a 35mm camera and a zoom lens, and sneaked onto the main floor of a Led Zeppelin concert to snap photos. One image was posted at a local record shop; the manager was impressed and hired the 20-year-old as the official photographer for a major Chicago concert promoter. Summaria went on to shoot every major rock act of the ’70s. After a “side trip” into a career in corporate photography, Summaria returned to the rock concert scene in 2008, photographing many of the same acts and creating the unique “then and now” portfolio few photographers have
Mark Plotnick co-authored the consumer guide, The $mart Money $hopper (Perriday, 2nd ed., 1984). Due to his expertise, Mark was the subject of many newspaper and magazine interviews, and appeared on Chicago-area radio and television shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show. This experience launched Mark into new, eclectic career directions, including product marketing, copywriting, publicity, trade magazine journalism, and the analysis/writing of widely-consulted marketing-research studies for a variety of U.S. and international companies. Now retired, he focuses on his lifelong passion: writing about and playing music. Mark earned a B.S. in Biology at Loyola (Chicago) University and attended one year of professional school at the Illinois College of Optometry.

Table of Contents

About the Authors

Part 1: Yesterday

Led Zeppelin
Jeff Beck
Savoy Brown
Rick Derringer
Johnny Winter
Edgar Winter
Bad Company
Ten Years After
Tommy Bolin
Wishbone Ash
Mott The Hoople
Black Sabbath
Eric Clapton
B.B. King
Jefferson Starship
John Sebastian
Joe Cocker
Leon Russell
Elvis Presley
Golden Earring
Rory Gallagher
Humble Pie
Jethro Tull
Procol Harum
Joe Walsh
New York Dolls
The Who
Frank Zappa
Robin Trower Band
King Crimson
Todd Rundgren
Moody Blues
Dave Mason
Steve Stills
Peter Frampton
Climax Blues Band
J. Geils Band
Nils Lofgrin
Doobie Bros.
George Harrison
Bob Dylan
John McLaughlin
Marshall Tucker
Black Oak Arkansas
The Rolling Stones

PART 2: Today

Robert Plant/Led Zeppelin
Jon Anderson/Yes
Paul Rodgers/Bad Co./Free
Glenn Hughes/Deep Purple
Ann Wilson/Heart
Howard Leese/Heart/Bad Co.
Gene Simmon/Kiss
Ted Nugent/Amboy Dukes
Mark Farner/Grand Funk
Mick Box/Uriah Heep
Andy Powell/Wishbone Ash
Paul Quinn/Saxon
Eric Bloom/Blue Oyster Cult
Gibbons/Hill/Z Z Top
Buck Dharma/Blue Oyster Cult/Black Sabbath
Paul Raymond/UFO, Phil Mogg/UFO
Andy Parker/UFO, Ronnie Montrose/Montrose/Gamma
Joan Jett/Runaways/Dwight Twilley
Mik Kaminski/ELO, Jon Luc-Ponty/Mahavishnu Orch/Zappa
Roger Hodgson/Supertramp, Lou Gramm/Foreigner
Carl Palmer/ELP, Joe Ely
Martin Barre/Jethro Tull, Steve Priest/The Sweet
Ian Anderson/Jethro Tull, Ian Hunter/Mott The Hoople
Mike Love/Beach Boys, Beck/Wilson/Jardine/Yardbirds/ Beach Boys
Mark Andes/Spirit/Jo Jo Gunne/Firefall Leon Russell
Townshend/Daltrey/The Who, Ian McLagan/Faces
Peter Noone/Herman’s Hermits, Petula Clark
Rod Argent/The Zombies/Argent, Dave Davies/Kinks
Colin Blunstone/The Zombies, Eric Burdon/Animals
Chuck Negron/Three Dog Night, John Sebastian/Lovin’ Spoonful
John Kay/Steppenwolf, Felix Cavaliere/Rascals
Burton Cummings/Guess Who, Pete Rivera/Rare Earth
Randy Bachman/Guess Who/BTO, Jose Feliciano
Tommy James/The Shondells, Mitch Ryder/The Detroit Wheels
Rick Derringer/The McCoys , South Side Johnny/Asbury Jukes
Carmine Appice/Vanilla Fudge, Jim Peterik/Ides of March
Danny Seraphine/Chicago, Tom Doody & J.C. Hooke/Cryan Shames
Carl Giamarese/Buckinghams, Dennis DeYoung/Styx
Dennis Tufano/Buckinghams, Jimy Sohns/Shadows of Knight
Steve Miller, Steve Stills/CSNY-Buf. Spring.
Boz Scaggs, Don Felder/Eagles
Bunnell &Beckley/America, Dave Mason/Traffic
Jorma Kaukonen/Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna, Doug Gray/Marshall Tucker Band
Artimus Pyle/Lynyrd Skynyrd, Don Barnes/38 Special
Jim Dandy/Black Oak Arkansas, Mickey Thomas/Starship
Judy Collins, Emmylou Harris
David Bromberg, Al Stewart
Stephen Bishop, Arlo Guthrie
Elliot Lurie/Looking Glass, Joe Puerta/Ambrosia (Steve Cropper)
Johnny Winter, Cesar Rosas/Los Lobos
Robert Cray, Edgar Winter/Edgar Winter Group
Buddy Guy, Roger Earl/Savoy Brown/Foghat
Kim Simmonds/Savoy Brown, Rolling Stones


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