Comfortably Numb - A History of "The Wall" - Pink Floyd 1978-1981



Comfortably Numb - A History of "The Wall" - Pink Floyd 1978-1981Co Authored With Richard MahonBeautiful Hardcover Book With Full Color Pages ThroughoutFeatures An Insiders Look At The Making Of The Wall Album, Insights Into The Pink Floyd Recording Process, A Song By Song Analysis Of The Wall Album, A Technical Overview Of The Wall Stage Shows, A Pictorial On The Wall Live In Concert, A Glimpse Into Each Of The Wall Live Concerts, And An Examination Of The Making Of The Wall Live AlbumIncludes A World Wide Wall Discography Including Bootlegs, And An In Depth Look At The Band S Equipment By Pink Floyd S Own Technical ExpertsWith Contributions From Marc Brickman, Brian Christian, Bob Ezrin, Stan Farber, Mark Fisher, David Gilmour, James Guthrie, Rick Hart, Andy Jackson, Jon Joyce, Michael McCarty, Nick Mason, Patrice Quef, Gerald Scarfe, Rick Stratton, Phil Taylor, Toni Tennille, Trevor Veitch, Roger Waters, And Numerous OthersOver Illustrations, With Many Rare And Previously Unpublished Photos From The Personal Collections Of Those Who Recorded And Built The WallContains Numerous Pictures Of Wall Memorabilia From He Pink Floyd Archives CollectionAlso Features Animated Page Art

Author, editor, music historian and musician, Pink Floyd collector and archivist Created the The Pink Floyd Archives in the mid 70 s a private collection of Pink Floyd artifacts for the purpose of documenting the history of the band Vernon has authored several works about Pink Floyd and runs the official Web site The Pink Floyd Archives He was born and raised in Michigan and attended Albion College, Michigan State University and Cooley, with degrees in history, law, music, and philosophy.

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Comfortably Numb - A History of "The Wall" - Pink Floyd 1978-1981
  • Vernon Fitch
  • English
  • 09 September 2018
  • 0977736601

10 thoughts on “Comfortably Numb - A History of "The Wall" - Pink Floyd 1978-1981

  1. Tony Espy says:

    This book is an incredibly detailed history of the making of Pink Floyd s The Wall , both the album and the original live performances in New York, London, and Dortmund in 1980 81.The first section focuses on the creation writing and recording of the album It details studio sessions, session musicians, lyrics, and studio facilities It includes reproductions of studio invoices, tracking documentation, etc After a couple of subject specific chapters, the format morphs into song by song descr This book is an incredibly detailed history of the making of Pink Floyd s The Wall , both the album and the original live performances in New York, London, and Dortmund in 1980 81.The first section focuses on the creation writing and recording of the album It details studio sessions, session musicians, lyrics, and studio facilities It includes reproductions of studio invoices, tracking documentation, etc After a couple of subject specific chapters, the format morphs into song by song descriptions lyrics, discussion of the who wrote what, what each song was really about, sound effects voice overs, and a listing of all of the musicians for each song.The second section of the book details the creation of the live show This includes original drawings of the wall mechanisms, proto typing, lighting, and sound quadraphonic It also discusses the involvement of outside musicians the surrogate band , placement of the musicians there were two stages, in front, and behind the wall It also describes the props giant puppets, the dive bomber, and of course the pig , and films projected on the wall during the show.This is followed by a show by show description which includes photos from the individual shows, as well as reproductions of the tickets for each show, and a selection of passes, merchandise, and posters The show descriptions also include the actual dialogue of the shows MCs, and the band which said very little during the shows The MC dialogue gets a bit old, as it s almost the same scripted lines for every show, but hey, this book is all about details.A discography of the Wall follows with a listing of world wide catalog titles for singles, the album itself, and bootlegs.Finally, a detailed description of the equipment used for both recording, and the live shows is included The pictures of David Gilmour s custom pedal boards are especially cool This book is only available direct from the publisher, but if you re a fan of this album, it s a must have

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