Street of Dreams – Rainbow (1983)

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An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the  single, Street of Dreams by Rainbow. The record was released in 1988, on the Polydor record label and has been reworked into the shape of a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar as played by Richie Blackmore.

A great framed gift for a friend or family member who is a fan of Rainbow, Hard Rock, the Fender Stratocaster guitar, Ritchie Blackmore or has a special memory linked to the song.

Presented in a satin black box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: Street of Dreams
Media Artist/s: Rainbow
Record Label: Polydor
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1980s
Genre: Rock / Hard Rock

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Additional information about this, Rainbow vinyl art.

Rainbow – The Artist

Rainbow (also known as Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow or Blackmore’s Rainbow) are a British rock supergroup led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, active from 1975 until 1984, 1993 until 1997, and 2015 until present. They were originally established with Ronnie James Dio’s American rock band Elf, but after their first album, Blackmore fired the backing members and continued with Dio until 1979. Three British musicians joined in 1979—singer Graham Bonnet, keyboardist Don Airey and then-former Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover—and this line-up gave the band their commercial breakthrough with the single “Since You Been Gone”. Over the years Rainbow went through many personnel changes, with each studio album recorded with a different lineup, and leaving Blackmore as the band’s only constant member. The singers Joe Lynn Turner and Doogie White followed Bonnet, and numerous backing musicians have come and gone. In addition to Blackmore, Rainbow’s current lineup includes Ronnie Romero on vocals, Jens Johansson on keyboards, Bob Nouveau on bass and David Keith on drums. Rainbow are a pioneer of power metal, the band’s early work primarily featured mystical lyrics with a neoclassical metal style, but went in a more streamlined, commercial direction following Dio’s departure from the group.

Street Of Dreams – The Song

Street of Dreams is a song by the English hard rock band Rainbow. The song was the first single from the band’s album Bent Out of Shape, on which the band tried to repeat their previous success with their album Straight Between the Eyes and the single “Stone Cold”. Ritchie Blackmore has stated that “Street of Dreams” is one of his favourite Rainbow songs.

Fender Stratocaster Guitar – The Shape

Modelled into the Fender Stratocaster guitar favoured by Rainbow frontman Ritchie Blackmore. The Fender Stratocaster is a model of electric guitar designed in 1954 by Leo Fender, Bill Carson, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares. The Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has continuously manufactured the Stratocaster from 1954 to the present. It is a double-cutaway guitar, with an extended top “horn” shape for balance. Along with the Gibson Les Paul and Fender Telecaster, it is one of the most-often emulated electric guitar shapes. “Stratocaster” and “Strat” are trademark terms belonging to Fender. 

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Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm

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