Live at the Fillmore East
A Photographic MemoirBook - 1999
From 1968 to 1971 Bill Graham's Fillmore East in New York was the headquarters of the rock explosion. Live at the Fillmore East tells the story of its heyday with hundreds of behind-the-scenes photographs and exclusive interviews. Included here are photos of the Who's premiere of Tommy in 1969; John and Yoko's surprise encore to a Frank Zappa concert; the jam between the Allman Brothers, the Grateful Dead, and Mick Fleetwood in 1970; Janis Joplin's first performance after signing with CBS records; Jimi Hendrix's New Year's Eve concerts; Van Morrison during the first-ever television taping of a rock concert in 1970; and many other defining moments of rock history. The book features more than 200 black-and white photographs as well as interviews with Bob Dylan, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Tina Turner, Pete Townshend, Carlos Santana, Elton John, and many others.
Publisher: New York, NY : Thunder's Mouth Press, c1999
Characteristics: 156 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
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