Cuba: Music and Revolution - Original Album Cover Art of Cuban Music: the Record Sleeve Designs of Revolutionary Cuba 1960-85

Author(s): Stuart Baker (Editor); Gilles Peterson (Editor)

poster & album art

Cuba: Music and Revolution is the first ever book about
Cuban record sleeve design and features hundreds of rarely
ever seen vinyl records that were produced in Cuba from the
start of the Cuban Revolution at the beginning of the 1960s
up until 1991 when Cuba's Special Period, brought about by
the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The withdrawal of
Russia's financial support for the Cuban government led to
many economic hardships including the demise of vinyl
record manufacturing in Cuba. Generously illustrated with
hundreds of colour images, Cuba: Music and Revolution
presents the history of Cuban record cover art, including
many examples previously unseen outside the island itself.


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781916359802
  • : Soul Jazz Records
  • : Soul Jazz Records
  • : October 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stuart Baker (Editor); Gilles Peterson (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : 180