Joaquim Paulo

Funk & Soul Covers

(This Edition Published)

Main Details
Editor Julius Wiedemann
Author Joaquim Paulo
Publisher Taschen
About/Subject LP Cover Art
This Edition Published
Identifying Codes
ISBN 10 383655626X
ISBN 13 978-3836556262
Format Hardback
Publication Location Germany
Page Count 576 pages
Languages German, French
Original Language French
Original Title Funk & Soul Covers
(H × W × D)
Notes Following the success of Jazz Covers, this epic volume of groove assembles over 500 legendary covers from a golden era in African-American music. Psychedelia meets Black Power, sexual liberation meets social conscience and street portraiture meets fantastical cartoon in this dazzling anthology of visualized funk and soul.

About the Author
Joaquim Paulo is a consultant for major labels and directs a number of radio stations in Portugal. He started collecting vinyl at 15, and flies to London, Paris, New York and São Paulo to enrich his collection of over 25,000 LPs. He lives and works in Lisbon and dedicates his free time to recovering old and rare recordings.

Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing and was an art editor for newspapers and design magazines in Tokyo before joining TASCHEN in 2001. His titles include the Illustration Now! and Record Covers series, as well as the infographics collection and books about advertising and visual culture.


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