By Robert Dimery, Michael Lydon
1001 Albums you need to pay attention sooner than You Die is a hugely readable record of the easiest, crucial, and the main influential pop albums from 1955 via 2003. conscientiously chosen by means of a crew of overseas critics, every one album is a groundbreaking paintings seminal to the knowledge and appreciation of track from the Fifties to the current. incorporated with every one access are construction info and credit in addition to reproductions of unique album disguise paintings. might be most vital of all, each one album featured comes with an authoritative description of its value and effect. one of the critics fascinated by picking the record are the very best identified song reviewers and commentators, together with Theunis Bates (music author for Time and concrete editor at worldpop.com), Jon Harrington (staff author at MTV), Seth Jacobson (writer for Dazed & Confused), in addition to many others.
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Good Bye, Mitzi Gaynor by Verlyn Klinkenborg I was eleven, and it was a small town in north central Iowa, not far from the small Iowa town in which my family had been living. And Mitzi Gaynor—“Hollywood’s exciting Mitzi Gaynor”—you were there, on the well-worn jacket of the soundtrack of South Pacific. I saw the way you turned your breasts (for you were barely clothed it seemed to me) in the embrace of Rosanno Brazzi. His mouth had a peculiar shape in that photograph, open, deliberate, unnatural.
You don’t buy the speakers because you’re told they’re good. You buy the speakers because you like the sound! The values they were living by were terrific. That’s why I kept going back. I had so much to learn from them. 32 t h e be at les a r e h er e! I was spending a lot of time with them. George asked me when I got to London if I could take some pictures of him and Patti [Boyd]. And I said, “Sure,” so I went to visit him at his house and we took some pictures. ” So we went over to John’s house.
For I too was a bonafide Beatlemaniac. However, when I turned to page 106 and saw the photo of the “row of divas” it was so surreal . . as I saw myself right there, Brownie camera in hand! ”. ” I had to look A Letter from Vickie Brenna-Costa again. No, there I was standing next to my childhood friend so I knew it was me. I almost flipped out! You see, I never saw the original article in the Times. And here I was 43 years 17 days later! . My 15 minutes had arrived! I am your “screaming sister” on the left side of you (with camera) And I remember talking with you that very day, for I too was very much in love with George.