Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry
In Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry, Clinton Heylin examines the entire modern history of this underground culture: from what defines a bootleg and its complex and protean legal status, to a full history of bootlegs' production and distribution, to what's contained on some of the most notorious bootlegs and how to find them. Along with many illustrations of the creative packages, this is the whole story of the $250 million industry that sustains itself on the great figures of rock music and their biggest admirers.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Loud_Librarian - LibraryThing
Since the beginning of time, music fanatics have attempted to collect, preserve and share (and sometimes profit from) 'rare' music,. This book documents the early attempts to make available these live ... Read full review
Bootleg: the secret history of the other recording industryUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Music journalist Heylin (The Penguin History of Rock & Roll Writing, LJ 12/92) has written a sympathetic, fascinating, and path-breaking history of the rock bootleg industry. After a brief historical ... Read full review