Bruce Talamon Photographs Soul, R&B, Funk
Letí´s Get It On
Behind the scenes of the 1970s music explosion with Bruce W. Talamon
Get down with such legends as Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder, Donna Summer, the Jackson Five, Diana Ross, James Brown, and Chaka Khan in this collection of largely unseen images from the golden age of soul, R&B, and funk. Sourced from our superfly Art Edition, this XL volume gathers all of the glamour and groove captured by photographer Bruce W. Talamon.
ncluding close to 300 photographs from 1972 to 1982, the extensive Talamon archives are presented in full detail for the first time. Whether youí´re a diehard soul fan or a thrilled newcomer to the aesthetic magic of the 1970s, the collection exudes the infectious spirit of an exuberant age. Featuring icons such as Earth, Wind & Fire; Marvin Gaye; Diana Ross; Parliament-Funkadelic; Al Green; Gil Scott-Heron; James Brown; Barry White; Rick James; Aretha Franklin; the Jackson Five; Donna Summer; and Chaka Khan and many others; there are also several stops at the legendary Soul Train studios. Talamon documented a visual period in black music that lasted way past the midnight hour and will never come again.
íÍAn electrifying new book that captures the infectious spirit of the decade from 1972 to 1982.íñ Vanity Fair, New York
Hardcover, 376 pages