California Dreaming

Memories & Visions of LA 1966-75, Photographs by Henry Diltz

Henry Diltz, Graham Nash & over 45 contributors


  • ISBN: 9781905662029
  • Collector edition: 1650 copies
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California Dreaming

Signed by: Henry Diltz

Contributors: 48 total includes Graham Nash, John Sebastian, Ray Manzarek, Gerry Beckley, Robby Krieger, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Jackson Browne, Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joni Mitchell (click here for the full list)

Paper: Archival art papers

Binding: Quarter calfskin leather and denim, with gilded page edging and gilt tooling

Box: Cloth-covered slipcase, reproduced from a vintage tie-dye sample created by John Sebastian

Extras: CD 'Highway 70'

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With over 500 photographs and a 96,000-word text from 48 legendary contributors, CALIFORNIA DREAMING is not only a retrospective book of America's pre-eminent rock photographer, Henry Diltz, it is the defining record of an era, as told by those who were at its centre.

Graham Nash: "F*cking fabulous!... If you've ever wanted to 'experience' the Sixties, this is the place to start your journey.... What a long, strange trip it was..."

Featuring the photography of Henry Diltz, CALIFORNIA DREAMING recounts a golden age in the LA music scene, from Morrison Hotel to Desperado and beyond.

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From Pete Seeger & The Kingston Trio to The Byrds, The Doors and Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, James Taylor and Neil Young, Henry Diltz knew and photographed them all.

Dewey Bunnell: 'Back from our UK Tour... and I returned to find my contributor copy of Henry's book! Fantastic! A great Genesis classic...'

Narrated by the stars he photographed, Diltz's limited edition book presents a wealth of previously unseen images alongside his most famous album cover shots.

  • Page size: 310mm x 235mm
  • 344 pages
  • 96000 words
  • 500 images


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