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Simon & Schuster Rock Gods: Fifty Years of Rock Photography (Paperback)

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Simon & Schuster Rock Gods: Fifty Years of Rock Photography (Paperback)
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  • By Robert M. Knight
  • Paperback, 168 Pages
  • Published January 16, 2018
Renowned photographer Robert M. Knight captures the rousing essence of rock and roll with these immortal images in Rock Gods: Fifty Years of Rock Photography. In 1968, a young photographer arrived in Seattle with a camera and a single roll of film to shoot local legend Jimi Hendrix. The photographs Knight took that night seized the uncanny energy of Hendrix, documenting his primal performance and adrenaline-driven solos that tantalized audiences. The iconic images immortalized Hendrix and propelled Knight on a life-long pilgrimage as the photographic herald of rock and roll.
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Renowned photographer Robert M. Knight captures the rousing essence of rock and roll with these immortal images in Rock Gods: Fifty Years of Rock Photography. In 1968, a young photographer arrived in Seattle with a camera and a single roll of film to shoot local legend Jimi Hendrix. The photographs Knight took that night seized the uncanny energy of Hendrix, documenting his primal performance and adrenaline-driven solos that tantalized audiences. The iconic images immortalized Hendrix and propelled Knight on a life-long pilgrimage as the photographic herald of rock and roll.

Rock Gods: Fifty Years of Rock Photography is the rich visual universe of Robert M. Knight's work, replete with visions of guitar gods, monumental performances, and earth-shattering solos that chronicle the greatest moments in the evolution of rock music and culture. His remarkable photographs define generations of rock stars from the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin to Run DMC and Green Day.

In Rock Gods, Knight captures the grueling riffs of Jimmy Page, the flamboyant solos of Elton John, Slash's steel resolve, and Eric Clapton's soulful blues. With his intimate access and friendships with many of his subjects, Knight's photography fashions a unique perspective on the world of rock stars, creating some of the most compelling and evocative portraits of popular musicians witnessed to date. Rock Gods is now available in an elegant paperback edition.

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