Rock Atlas - U.S.A.

Rock Atlas - U.S.A.

By David Roberts

RRP: £22.00

​binding: paperback
isbn: 9781905959976
page size: 246 x 189mm
extent: 288 pages
illustration: colour throughout

Available from all leading booksellers and from Amazon

Rock Atlas USA is more that just a guide to 650 locations across the USA. You can visit many of the places by following the book’s detailed instructions or simply enjoy reading the fascinating, fact-packed stories behind each entry. Seek out the quirky record stores, find the iconic recording studios, make a pilgrimage to memorials and statues, check out the best festivals and visit the exact spot where your favorite album cover was photographed. Rock Atlas USA will be your guide. The book provides a unique insight into musicians’ lives and songs through the places linked to them, such as venues, festivals, studios and homes, statues, graves, museums and memorials. Rock Atlas USA includes stories featuring artists as diverse as The Beatles, Lady Gaga, Muddy Waters, Bruce Springsteen, Kings of Leon and Otis Redding. Illustrated with hundreds of rare, unseen and iconic colour and black and white photographs, this book is a must for anyone with an emotional tie to contemporary music and the important places associated with it. Be guided around Neil Young’s Witch’s Castle, The Beatles’ secret hideaways, Dave Grohl Alley, or Janis Joplin’s home town, as well as hundreds of other fascinating locations.