The Golden Years of Rock T-Shirts
Authors: By Erica Easley and Ed Chalfa, Including interviews with Wayne Kramer, Richard Hell, Arturo Vega, and Mark Arm, ,
Imprint: Abrams Image
Availability: Out of Stock
Publishing Date: 9/1/2006
Trim Size: 8 x 9
Page Count: 176
Cover: Paperback with flaps
Illustrations: 200 full-color illustrations, 176 pages, 8x9"
Price:Out of Stock
About the book
THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF ROCK & ROLL T-SHIRTS IN PRINT
We rock-and-roll fans are incredibly passionate and devoted to our music, proudly wearing T-shirts of our favorite bands to define ourselves and say this is who I am. Now, for the first time, here is the only comprehensive survey available of the iconic rock T-shirt, presenting 200 photos of the greatest shirts from three decades. The socio-fashion phenomenon, the creativity, and artistic freedom on display is matched only by the music behind the names: Elvis, the MC5, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Iggy Pop, Black Sabbath, Sex Pistols, the Clash, Neil Young, Frank Zappa, AC/DC, Pink Floyd, Rush, Def Leppard, Slayer, Jane’s Addiction, Sonic Youth—all the greats are here plus many rare surprises.
About the author
Erica Easely graduated from Columbia, worked at Warner Brothers, created ads at J. Walter Thompson, and is a lifelong clotheshorse.
The vintage T-shirt collection of Ed Chalfa is worth over $30,000, and he is the owner of Portland, Oregon’s famous Red Light Clothing Exchange.
Wayne Kramer was the guitarist for the legendary MC5.
The torn clothes of iconic musician Richard Hell were the main inspiration for the punk aesthetic.