- 294 Pages
- Released: August 19, 2008
- Publisher: Hal Leonard
Description by OLDIES.com:
From the rock 'n' roll utopias of Monterey Pop and Woodstock, to the unbridled optimism of Live 8 and the hippie jams of Bonnaroo, through the heavy metal odysseys of Ozzfest and Warped Tour, to the post-punk frenzy of Coachella and beyond, Join Together
is the one book that unifies and celebrates the rock festival experience in all its joy and glory.
Author Marley Brant has put together the ultimate history of the festival phenomenon, including contributions from over ninety musicians who share their memories and unique perspectives. It is all here - the mud, the mosh pits, the change-the-world gatherings, the twenty-four-hour parties, and the world's biggest bands on the biggest stages. Spectacular in scope, this book is for every fan who has ever attended a rock festival, in body or in spirit.
Landmark book on live music's most high-profile and historic concerts. Forty years of rock 'n' roll and rebellion, it's all here: the music, the mud, and the memories. Join Together! Forty Years of the Rock Festival takes us behind the scenes of the major rock festivals such as Monterey Pop, Woodstock, Isle of Wight, Live Aid, Lollapalooza, Ozzfest, Live8, the US Festivals, Vans Warped Tour, SARSstock, Woodstock '99, Coachella, Bonnaroo, and dozens of other international events. Over 90 artists contribute their unique memories and perspectives on the music festival and its impact on rock music and society. From the bad acid and mud of the first Woodstock to the fiasco of the later editions and beyond, this book is for everyone who was there, in body or spirit.