CBGB&OMFUG: THIRTY YEARS FROM THE HOME OF UNDERGROUND ROCK HARDCOVER

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Hilly Kristal originally intended his club to showcase the type of music his venue's notorious letters stand for: Country, Bluegrass, Blues. Little did he know his Bowery club would be the birthplace of a new era of music in New York: Punk. This book honors CBGB's legacy with 200 photos of some of the most celebrated artists in music history. Ramones, Television, Blondie, Patti Smith, Talking Heads, Rancid, Cowboy Junkies, Social Distortion, Henry Rollins, more. Introduction by Hilly Kristal; afterword by David Byrne. Hardbound, b&w. "It's punk-rock documented in all its glory in this fabulous chronicle." -Publishers Weekly