Pop Culture & Performing Arts

Music in the '80s

A larger-than-life personality herself, photographer Lynn Goldsmith highlights the bombast, sexiness, and spectacle of countless rock stars in the 1980s in Music in the '80s, showcasing more than 150 beloved and popular musicians from a beloved decade.

Chances are you’ve seen the numerous iconic pictures by legendary rock photographer Lynn Goldsmith. A key staple of the music world, Goldsmith has photographed every important rock musician of the late twentieth century. Lynn had initial access as a record studio photographer; she gained the trust of countless musicians, which opened up even more access, collecting a who’s who in Music in the '80s. Lynn captured musicians of the time, and it feels very much of the time, where musicians of all stripes come together, providing a remarkable juxtaposition of classic ’80s bands with icons like Bob Dylan or Bob Marley. Blondie, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Police, Talking Heads, Frank Zappa, Bananarama, Elton John, David Bowie, Grace Jones, the Go-Gos, among so many others. An entertaining and comprehensive compilation, Musicians in the 1980s is sure to appeal both to music fans but also those who are nostalgic for this iconic decade.

About The Author

Lynn Goldsmith is an American recording artist, a film director, and a celebrity portrait photographer.

  • Publish Date: September 20, 2022
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Music - Genres & Styles - Rock
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 10 x 13
  • Pages: 352
  • US Price: $75.00
  • CDN Price: $100.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-7225-1

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