From the 1960s to the 2000s, The Bob King Collection, is the quintessential journey of popular music and the musical performances that have shaped our culture over 50 years. For photographer Bob King, who has captured thousands of moments on stage and off, it’s been one hell of a ride capturing incredible images of everyone from Frank Sinatra to The Beatles, the enduring Rolling Stones, U2 at their very best, the ear-splitting sounds of AC/DC and Metallica, and the musical extravaganzas of Madonna, Beyoncé and Katy Perry – to name but a few.
Whether you’re into soft rock, country rock, prog rock, pop, punk, Motown, heavy metal, or any other genre of music, you’ll find hundreds of concerts and their stars featured in almost 700 vibrant pictures interspersed with biographies and Bob’s personal recollections of the stories behind the pictures. Relive the electric atmosphere of the big arena, the music festivals and the intimate pub music scene. It’s more than just the music – it’s the lights, the sounds, the crowd – all captured in this large format book, up close and personal. The lens of Bob King takes us on an intimate trip through the musical performances that have helped shape modern music. A must-have book for all music lovers.