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The Music Photography of James Hamilton Edited by Thurston Moore

NEW YORK, NY.- Newly established publisher/editor Thurston Moore (founding member of Sonic Youth) is ecstatic to present as lead title in his first fall season: a luxury format, hardcover volume of the sumptuous photography taken by his favorite American music photojournalist, James Hamilton, entitled:
You Should Have Heard Just What I Seen (Ecstatic Peace Library; November 2010) James Hamilton’s portraits of music world luminaries, reveal a previously unearthed master photographer, with compelling and rarely seen images of visionaries and artists from Madonna and Nico to Run DMC and the Beastie Boys. This very first book devoted to James Hamilton’s music photography unveils a treasure trove of arresting images, previously unpublished, or available until now only fleetingly in print periodicals. James Hamilton served as staff photographer for the seminal music magazine Crawdaddy! in the1960s, b