Included are almost 1,000 photographs and interviews with Rev. Walter Fauntroy, Marion Barry, Ian MacKaye, Chuck Brown, Trouble Funk, Rare Essence's "Whiteboy," Junk Yard Band, E.U.'s Sugarbear, Globe Posters, Urban Verbs Robin Rose, Cynthia Connolly, Jeff Nelson, notorious Go-Go crew heavies GANGSTER GEORGE, LISA OF THE WORLD and WHAT'S UP WOODY, plus Club 9:30 owner Seth Hurwitz, and D.C.'s graffti legend COOL "DISCO" DAN.
Pump Me Up expertly chronicles a shifting decade in which D.C. was largely ignored by its President, but embraced by its own citizens.
320 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/2'' x 11'' (216 x 280 mm)
400 color illustrations, English