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Rock and Roll An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0028647270

ISBN-13: 9780028647272

Edition: 1999

Authors: James Brody, Michael Campbell

List price: $153.95
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In this unique exploration of rock and roll, Campbell and Brody take an evolutionary approach, giving students the whole picture of this vastly popular music and its inherent musical relationships. Beginning with the roots of rock, the authors proceed chronologically to discuss all rock styles and their influences, from '50s R&B up through the birth of new wave. This text sets itself apart with its treatment of rock as an integrated family of musical styles, inclusive view of the evolution of this music, and in-depth musical discussion.
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Book details

List price: $153.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/23/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

PART I: INTRODUCTION: BLUES BASICS. 1. The Motown Sound. 2. The Roots of Rock. OVERVIEW I: MUSIC AND SOCIETY IN THE ROCK ERA, 1945-1964. 3. Rhythm and Blues, 1945-1959. 4. Rock and Roll, 1955-1960. 5. Rock and Rhythm and Blues in the Early 60s. OVERVIEW II: MUSIC AND SOCIETY IN THE ROCK ERA, 1964-1974. 6. Motown and Soul: Black Music in the 1960s. 7. Rock Grows Up: Bob Dylan and The Beatles. 8. From Blues to Rock: 1962-1969. 9. Rock as Art. 10. Rock Deepens Its Roots. 11. Heavy Metal in the 1970s. 12. Rock and the World: Brazilian Music, Pop-Rock, Jazz-Rock. 13. Melody and Meaning. 14. Black Music in the Early 1970s. OVERVIEW III: MUSIC AND SOCIETY IN THE ROCK ERA, 1974-1990. 15. Rock, 1974-1980. 16. Black Music in the 70s and 80s. 17. Rock in the 80s. 18. Rap, World Beat, and Alternative Rock.