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Funk & Soul Covers

Softcover with flaps, 9.4 x 9.4 in., 4.58 lb, 432 pages
US$ 39.99
Discover over 500 legendary covers from the golden era in black music that have conquered the world. From Marvin Gaye to Michael Jackson, the Temptations to Earth, Wind & Fire, and James Brown to Prince, Funk & Soul Covers portrays the often breathtaking album art that helped make these essentially African-American musical forms both world famous and massively influential, and an essential part of 20th-century music history.

Boogie Wonderland!

Grooving down memory lane: record covers that defined an era

Following the success of Jazz Covers, this volume features over 500 legendary covers from the golden era in black music that have conquered the world. From Marvin Gaye to Michael Jackson, the Temptations to Earth, Wind & Fire, and James Brown to Prince, Funk & Soul Covers portrays the often breathtaking album art that helped make these essentially African-American musical forms both world famous and massively influential, and an essential part of 20th century music history. Featuring interviews with key industry figures—including performers, producers, and writers—Funk & Soul Covers also provides cultural context and design analysis for many of the record covers.
The author

Joaquim Paulo is a consultant for major labels and directs a number of radio stations in Portugal. He started collecting vinyl at 15, and flies to London, Paris, New York and São Paulo to enrich his collection of over 25,000 LPs. He lives and works in Lisbon and dedicates his free time to recovering old and rare recordings.

The editor

Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing and was an art editor for newspapers and design magazines in Tokyo before joining TASCHEN in 2001. His titles include the Illustration Now! and Record Covers series, as well as the infographics collection and books about advertising and visual culture.

Funk & Soul Covers
Softcover with flaps, 9.4 x 9.4 in., 4.58 lb, 432 pages
Funk & Soul Covers - Not available
Funk & Soul Covers
US$ 39.99
Funk & Soul Covers - Not available