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"BACKWARDS INTO THE FUTURE: THE RECORDED HISTORY OF THE FIRESIGN THEATRE" BY FREDERICK C. WIEBEL, JR.
(2006) Paperback, 365 pages
Originally published by BearManor Media
The definitive bio-discography of the one of the most influential comedy recording groups, told by the artists themselves, in hundreds of pages of original interviews. Includes a historical introduction, scores of photographs, many published for the first time, and a select discography with 18 pages of photos.
Written and edited by Frederick C. Wiebel, Jr., who worked with the group behind the scenes doing publicity and producing Firezine:The Official Official Magazine Of The Firesign Theatre and many rare concert CDs.
This book was written for you by the Freditor himself!
The Author's Edition was autographed and came with a data CD fully loaded with a searchable discography, complete with track listings, timings, credits and full color jpeg scans of LPs, 45s, tapes, jackets, labels, sleeves, etc.
The data CD also included a chronology, article listings, scans of tour programs, posters, books, magazines and other ephemera.
While info about the book can be found via Internet search, the book itself is out of print. Used copies for sale may be found through various vendors. Freditor made the executive decision to make a downloadable PDF copy the book available to Firezine site visitors right here. He asked his reprobate of a sitemeister to get this done quite some time ago, said sitemeister finally got off his substantial derriere and got this done. Download here, via this link: