And Party Every Day - The Inside Story of Casablanca Records
- 310 Pages
- Two Full-Color and B&W Photo Sections
- Released: September 30, 2009
- Publisher: Backbeat Books
|Author:||Larry Harris with Curt Gooch and Jeff Suhs|
Description by OLDIES.com:
From 1974 to 1980, the landscape of American culture was a banquet of hedonism and self-indulgence, and no person or company in that era was more emblematic of the times than Casablanca Records and its magnetic founder, Neil Bogart. From his daring first signing of KISS, through the discovery and superstardom of Donna Summer, the Village People, and funk master George Clinton and his circus of freaks, Parliament Funkadelic, to the descent into the manic world of disco, this book charts Bogart's meteoric success and eventual collapse under the weight of uncontrolled ego and hype. It is a compelling tale of ambition, greed, excess, and some of the era's biggest music acts.
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