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When it comes to gift-giving, I’ve always found that a cool coffee table book is a solid option for the person who seems to have everything. Often created to focus on a singular topic, this type of book delivers on two fronts. Great storytelling paired with beautiful images.

If you or someone on your gift-giving list is a big fan of Rock & Roll, here 8 coffee table books that could make a perfect present. 

  • No Cameras Allowed: My Career as an Outlaw Rock and Roll Photographer

    Artists including Prince, U2, the Police, David Bowie, R.E.M., the Ramones, Elvis Costello, the Talking Heads, the Grateful Dead, and Joan Jett were all photographed by Julian David Stone. This cool book features 250 of his best photos of Rock & Roll and would be a great addition to any music fan’s library.

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  • Immortal Axes: Guitars That Rock

    Photographer Lisa S. Johnson gives us not only brilliant images of the guitars belonging to B.B. King, Kurt Cobain, St. Vincent, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and more than one hundred and fifty icons of rock, she also tells us about the history of these amazing instruments. This book would hit the right note with any guitar fan.

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  • Queen: The Neal Preston Photographs

    Neal Preston’s relationship with Queen began in the band’s early days as a tour photographer and offered him access to capture brilliant images of this iconic group. The book features over 200 images as well as forewords by Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor. It would be you a gift-giving champion for sure.

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  • The Decade That Rocked

    With over 700 photos of the bands like Van Halen, Ozzy Osbourne, Aerosmith, and Mötley Crüe to Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Bon Jovi, and KISS by photographer Mark “Weissguy” Weiss make this book a Must Have for any fan of 80s Rock & Roll.

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  • The Beatles: Get Back

    This NYT bestseller takes the reader on a journey through the recording of the album Let It Be with hundreds of images from photographers Ethan A Russell and Linda Eastman (the future Mrs. McCartney).  It’s a Must Have for any Beatles fan.

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  • Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin

    400 pages with over 300 photographs tell the story of one of Rock & Roll’s most important bands. One of the elements that makes this coffee table book unique is that Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and John Paul Jones collaborated with Reel Art Press to bring this to fans everywhere. 

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  • Fleetwood Mac: The Complete Illustrated History - What Dreams Are Made Of

    Fleetwood Mac fans will no doubt thank you for this beautiful look back at the fascinating history of the band. It chronicles the early, blues-based days in the 60s all the way through and includes band member changes to the 2015 reunion.

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  • Capitol Records

    From Sinatra to The Beatles and Bob Seger to Katy Perry, the list of hitmakers that have been a part of the Capitol Records label reads like a who’s who of the music industry. Take a deep dive into the label’s 75+ history with this impressive book.

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