Think Rock

ISBN-10: 0205772994

ISBN-13: 9780205772995

Edition: 2011

Authors: Kevin Dettmar

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THINK ROCK is the first Music title in the THINK series. It is designed for an introduction to rock music course for the non-music major. Taking a chronological approach, it offers a basic introduction to the key eras, performers, and songs that shaped rock music. THINK ROCKis a full history, beginning with pre-rock styles and covering all styles right up to todayrsquo;s latest sounds. In addition to the music itself,THINK ROCKaddresses the rich cultural history of the rock era, and how social/cultural events shaped rock and were shaped by it. The book is richly illustrated with period photographs and reproductions of album covers and concert posters.
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List price: $112.60
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

The Prehistory of Rock & Roll
What Were the First Influences of Rock & Roll?
Mongrel Genealogy: The Ancestors of Rock & Roll
A Sheet-Music Economy and a New Mass-Market
The "Golden Age" of Tin Pan Alley: 1920s and 1930s
How Did New Technologies Influence Musical Styles?
Technological Breakthroughs Create a New Audience
Recording Takes Hold
Rock Places: Black Swan Records
Popular Music and the National Scene
Rock Technology: Electrical Recording
What Musical Styles Prefigured Rock & Roll?
The Jazz Craze
The Swing Bands Get in the Mood
Major Swing Bands and Bandleaders
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock
Race Records and the Blues
Surprise Hits Find a Market
Country Blues
"Classic" Blues and the Smoother Sound
How Did Crossover Hits Pave the Way for Rock & Roll?
Blues Goes Electric
Folk Begins with the Depression
Woody Guthrie
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! August 11, 1945
Urban Folk: From Guthrie to Seeger
Classic Recordings: "Goodnight Irene," The Weavers (written by Lead Belly)
The Beginning of Country
The Carter Family
Hybrid Styles: Western Swing and Country-Lite
Bluegrass and Instrumental Proficiency
Rhythm & Blues
Rock People: Louis Jordan
Women and Rhythm & Blues
Post-war Crossovers Become Rock & Roll
The "Birth" of Rock & Roll (1951-1955)
Where Did Rock & Roll Come From?
The History of the Term
The Evolution of Rock & Roll
1950s America: A Changing Country
A Changing Music
Rock Technology: The 45
How Did Rock & Roll First Emerge in the United States?
The First Rock & Roll Records
"I've Got a Woman": Gospel Meets R&B
Classic Recordings: "I Got a Woman"
"Good Rockin' Tonight": R&B Meets the Party Animal
"Rocket '88": Rock & Roll Meets the Automobile
The First Rock & Roll Singers
The Fabulous Little Richard
Chuck Berry Plays, Sings, and Duck Walks
Rock Place: Sun Studio
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! 1956
Elvis Aaron Presley
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock
Royalties and Rights
Jerry Lee Lewis
Carl Perkins
Classic Recordings: "That's All Right"/"Blue Moon of Kentucky"
How Was Rock & Roll Marketed?
Selling the Music
AM Radio
Alan Freed: Finding the Audience
DJ Dewey Phillips: Finding the Talent
Rock People:"Colonel" Tom Parker: Selling the Superstar
The Establishment Strikes Back (1954-1960)
How Did Rock & Roll Divide the Generations?
Rock Gets Its First "Black Eye"
Blackboard Jungle
The Teenage National Anthem
Top of the Charts: Billboard Top 100, July 9, 1955
What Effect Did Scandals Have on Rock?
Another "Black Eye" for Rock: ASCAP vs. BMI
The Payola Scandal
Alan Freed and Dick Clark
Flashpoint: Issues in Rock
The End of Payola
In What Other Ways Was Rock Music Attacked in the 1950s?
Attack of the Musical Mainstream
The Plan of Attack
Classic Recordings: Let's All Sing with the Chipmunks by Alvin and the Chipmunks
Rock & Roll and the Red Scare
Rock Places: Washington, D.C.
What Nearly Killed Rock & Roll?
Domestication and the Near Death of Rock Music
Elvis Presley Meets Television
Classic Recordings: Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
"Clean Teens" in Film
Rock's Deathbed
Jerry Lee Lewis
Rock Technology: Jukebox
The Day the Music Died
Rock People: Buddy Holly
Rock on Hiatus
American Bandstand, Teen Idols, and Race Lines (1957-1961)
How Did White Cover Artists "Hijack" Records by African American Artists?
Cover Versions
Hijacking Hits
Pat Boone
Bill Haley
Implications of White-Bread Pop
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock
Squeaky-Clean Teen Idols
American Bandstand
Rock People: Dick Clark
What Was the Impact of Teen Idols?
Teen Idols
The Brill Building Bunch
Top of the Charts: Billboard Hot 100 1959
Musical Families
What Were the Early Influences of Surf Music?
Surfing U.S.A.
Early Surf
Rock Technology: The Fender Stratocaster, Fender Amp, and Fender Reverb Unit
How Did Motown Originate?
R&B Lives On
[huck Berry
Little Richard
Etta James 3
Classic Albums:At Last! by Etta James
One-Hit Wonder Groups
Beginnings of Motown
The Sound of Young America
Rock Places: Detroit
The Supremes
The Temptations
The Four Tops
Martha and the Vandellas
The Jackson Five
Changin' Times (1962-1966)
What Is Folk Music?
Folk's Roots
Folk Crosses the Color Line
Folk Gets Political
Woody Guthrie
Pete Seeger
The Kingston Trio
Classic Recordings: Time to Think by the Kingston Trio
How Did the Spirit of the 1960s Change Folk Music?
The Folk Revival of the 1960s
Dylan Embraces Folk
Rock Places: Greenwich Village, New York City
Dylan and the Civil Rights Movement
Rock People: John Hammond
Joan Baez
Classic Recordings: I Ain't Marching Anymore by Phil Ochs
The Lighter Side of Folk
Meanwhile, at the Beach
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! September 4, 1965
Jan and Dean
The Beach Boys
Classic Recordings: Surfer Girl by the Beach Boys
Hot-Rod Music
How Did Folk Music Influence Emerging Rock & Roll Genres?
Folk Collides with Rock
Flashpoints-Issues in Rock: Dylan Plugs In
Dylan and the Brits
The Byrds
The Turtles
Simon and Garfunkel
The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter
Rock Technology: The Harmonica Neck Rack
The Canadian Invasion
Rock Before the Invasion
The British Invasion (1964-1966)
How Did British Bands Influence Rock in the 1960s?
The Skiffle Craze
The Beatles and Beatlemania
Rock Places: Liverpool
Origins of the Beatles
Brian Epstein
Rock People: George Martin
The Road to America
Top of the Charts: Billboard Hot 100 April 4, 1964
British Invasion Bands of the First Wave
The Rolling Stones
Classic Albums: Rubber Soul by the Beatles, Aftermath by the Rolling Stones
The Kinks
The Who
Rock Technology: The Stereo LP
The Animals
Herman's Hermits
The Zombies
The Yardbirds
Individual Performers
Petula Clark
Dusty Springfield
What Was the American Reaction to the British Invasion?
The Colonies Fight Back!
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock
Gary Lewis and the Playboys
Paul Revere and the Raiders
The Monkees
What Ended the British Invasion?
The Summer of Love and Psychedelic Rock (1967-1969)
How Did the Hippie Movement Influence Rock Music in the Late 1960s?
Rock's Alliance with the Counterculture
Hippie Opposition to the Vietnam War
What Patterns Emerge when Comparing the Leading Bands of the 1960s?
The Grateful Dead
The Grateful Dead Live
Jefferson Airplane
Rock Places: San Francisco
Moby Grape
Janis Joplin
Jimi Hendrix
The Doors
Classic Albums: The Doors by the Doors
Frank Zappa
Rock People: Bill Graham
13th Floor Elevators
Pink Floyd
Rock Technology: Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
How Did Music Festivals Define the Hippie Era?
Rock and the Counterculture
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! November 16, 1968
The Festivals
The Human Be-In
The Monterey International Pop Music Festival
The Isle of Wight Festivals
The Woodstock Music & Art Fair
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock - The 27 Club
The Altamont Speedway Free Festival
How Did the Rise of Studio Craft Change Rock Music?
The Rise of Studio Craft
Pet Sounds
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
A British Blues Revival and Folk Goes Electric
John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
Spencer Davis Group and Traffic
Fairport Convention and Pentangle
Sirens, Soul Singers, and Sellouts (1967-1975)
What Were the Musical Responses Produced by the Social Crises of the Late 1960s?
Protest Versus Soft Rock
Easy Listening Artists
Who Took
the Soul Revival?
The Soul Revival Takes Flight
Wattstax Music Festival
Riding on the Soul Train
Aretha Franklin
Rock Places: Philadelphia
What Were the Early Influences of Glam Rock?
The Origins of Glam
The Velvet Underground
David Bowie
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock - Rock as Performance Art
Marc Bolan
Mott the Hoople
Rock People: Iggy Pop
Elton John
What Led to the Rise of Heavy Metal and Progressive Rock?
The Rise of Heavy Metal
Led Zeppelin
Classic Albums: Led Zeppelin IV
Black Sabbath
Deep Purple
Progressive Rock
Progressive Rock and Art Rock
Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Pink Floyd
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! April 28<sup>th</sup>, 1973
Mike Oldfield
Stadium Rock
Bruce Springsteen: The Future of Rock & Roll?
Rock Technology: Multitrack Recording
Disco, Punk & New Wave: Strange Bedfellows (1973-1979)
How Did Disco Change the Music Scene during the 1970s?
Disco Dances In
The Producers
Dancing and Disco
Donna Summer: Queen of Disco
Barry White: The Sultan of Soul
Rock Places: Studio 54
Saturday Night Fever , Hitmaker
The Village People
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock - Disco vs. Rock & Roll
What Were the Origins of the Punk Movement in American Musical Culture?
Punk Pre-History
Iggy Pop and the Stooges
Motor City Five (MC5)
The Velvet Underground
The New York Dolls 1
Where Did Punk Begin?
New York City
Rock People: Patti Smith
The Ramones
The Sex Pistols
Classic Albums: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols by the Sex Pistols
The Clash
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! April 1, 1978
How Did New Wave Emerge from the Death of Punk?
New Wave Rears Its Head
Classic Albums: My Aim is True by Elvis Costello
Public Image Limited (PiL)176
Gang of Four
X-Ray Spex
The Slits
The Au Pairs
Joy Division
Rock Technology: Do It Yourself (DIY) Technology
The Jam
Tom Verlaine, Richard Hell, and Television
New Wave Goes Full Circle
New Wave & Synth Pop (1977-1987)
How Did Punk's Destructive Focus Create New Options for Later Musicians?
New Wave Takes Shape
New Wave in New York
Blondie and Television
Rock People: Hilly Kristal
What Role Did Britain Play in Crafting the New Wave Sound?
The British Post-Pistols
Elvis Costello
British Successes, Punk Holdouts, and New Wave
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! 1977
Pure Pop in Britain and the United States
Synth Pop
Synthetic Dreams
Welcome to the Machine
Rock Technology: The Synthesizer
Die Mensch Maschine: Kraftwerk
Rock Places: Berlin
What Was the Place of Dance Music in Postpunk and New Wave?
Dance Pop: What Have I Done to Deserve This?
Classic Album: Pet Shop Boys, Actually
How Did MTV Change the Way that Music Was Received?
I Want My MTV
Video Made the TV Star
Video Kills the Radio Star
Flashpoints: Did Video Kill Rock?
The Band with a Thorn in its Side: The Smiths
Formation and Initial Success
Morrissey's Controversial Sexuality
Alternative Rock (1982-1987)
How Did Alternative Rock Get the Word Out?
Alternative Rock's Three Trajectories
Punk Attitude
College Radio
Indie Rock
U2: Band of the 1980s and Today
Rise to Stardom
Politics and Popularity
R.E.M.: Kings of College Rock
Michael Stipe: Breaking the Rock Star Mold
Classic Albums: Fables of the Reconstruction by R.E.M.
Cashing In or Selling Out?
Rock Places: Athens, Georgia
Selling Albums without Selling Out: Bruce Springsteen
How Did the Rock Underground Influence Rock during the 1980s?
American Hardcore Shakes Up the Musical Underground
Sonic Youth: Breaking the Noise Barrier
Bad Brains: Fusion Punk
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! August 8, 1987
Teen Idles Kick Off a Movement
Minor Threat: Breaking the Age Limit
Fugazi Takes the Baton
Black Flag Declares War
Rock Technology: The Van
The Minutemen
Husker D�215
England's Alternative to Alternative Rock
Kate Bush: Literary Pop
Classic Album: Hounds of Love by Kate Bush
Bauhaus Goes Goth
The Cure
How Did Alternative Rock Try to Change the World?
The Rock Benefit Concert
Rock People: Sir Bob Geldof
Live Aid, Farm Aid, and Band Aid
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock - Rock with a Purpose
American Punk: The Second Wave (1987-1994)
What Elements Did Grunge Borrow from Punk Rock to Make a New Musical Genre?
Beginnings of a Seattle Scene
Hardcore Punk and Grunge
Source of Inspiration: The Pixies
Abrasive and Melodic
Alternative Precursors: The Butthole Surfers
What Were the Most Important Bands that Grew Out of the Seattle Scene?
Seattle Goes Subterranean
Early Seattle Bands
The Melvins
Green River and Mudhoney
Rock People: Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman (Sub Pop Records)
Nevermind the Labels
Classic Albums: Nirvana's Nevermind
In Utero and Cobain's Suicide
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! - November 6, 1993
Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam vs. Nirvana
Vedder and the Media
How Were Other Simultaneous Movements Affected by Grunge?
Riot Grrrls
Rock Places: Olympia, Washington
Bikini Kill
Other Seattle Riots
Oregon Grrrls
Courtney Love and Hole
Huggy Bear
Flashpoints in Rock: Huggy Bear and the Barbi Twins on the BBC
Babes in Toyland
Slacker Rock
Rock Technology: The MP3
Hip-Hop and Rap (1973- )
How Did Hip Hop Get Its Start?
What is Hip Hop?
"The Godfather" of Hip Hop and Hip Hop's Beginnings
Old-School Hip Hop (c. 1979-1984)
Rock Places: South Bronx
How Did Hip Hop Gain Mainstream Recognition?
Mainstream Recognition for Hip Hop
New-School Hip Hop (c. 1983)246
Rock Technology: "Two Turntables and a Microphone" and "The Wheels of Steel"
Rap's Golden Age (late 1980s-early 1990s)
Classic Albums: Fear of a Black Planet by Public Enemy
What Are The Different Branches of Hip Hop and Rap?
Gangsta Rap
N.W.A, Straight Outta Compton (1988)
Snoop Doggy Dogg
Cypress Hill
Tupac Shakur (a.k.a. 2Pac)252
East Coast Figures
The Notorious B.I.G.253
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock - The Murder of Tupac Shakur
House of Pain
The Wu-Tang Clan
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! November 28, 1998
Rock People: Sean "Puffy" Combs
Pop Rap
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
MC Hammer
Vanilla Ice
Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch
From Between the Coasts
Atlanta Hip Hop
The Midwest and New Orleans
Across the Atlantic
Trip Hop
Rap Rock, Rap Metal, and Rapcore
Smooth Sounds, Slick Packaging: The Persistence of Pop (1994-)
Why Was 1994 an Important Year in the History of Rock Music?
The Death of Rock & Roll?264
194: Woodstock's 25th Anniversary
Did the Death of Kurt Cobain Equal the Death of Rock?266
Since 1994: Three Main Streams in Rock & Roll
Domestication of Rock & Roll
Rock Technology: Pro-Tools and Music Editing in the Recording Studio
How Have Girl Groups and Boy Bands Influenced the History of Rock?
Girl Groups
Occasional Revivals of the Girl Group
The Spice Girls
Destiny's Child
Classic Albums: Survivor by Destiny's Child
Britney Spears
Christina Aguilera
Jessica Simpson
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock - Lip-Synching
Boy Bands
Backstreet Boys
N Sync
Rock People: Lou Pearlman
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! 1999
The Pop Idol Phenomenon
Simon Cowell
How Has Rock & Roll Been Changed by Aggressive Marketing to Younger Audiences?
The Disneyfication of Pop Rock
Miley Cyrus
The Jonas Brothers
Rock Places: Los Angeles
The High School Musical Franchise
Hyphenated-Rock & Explorations of the Postmodern Self (1994-)
How Did a New Generation Update Some Older Styles of Rock & Roll?
Progressive Rock, Reborn
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Rock Places: Oxford, UK
Sigur R�s
TV on the Radio
Classic Albums: Return to Cookie Mountain by TV on the Radio
The Dandy Warhols
The Flaming Lips
How Did Rock & Roll Become Even More Personal?
Emo: The New Confessionalism
Pop Successes
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! - October 8, 2005
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock - Selling Out
How Does Rock & Roll Continue to Update Itself?
N� Metal
Rage Against the Machine
Classic Albums: Evil Empire by Rage Against the Machine
Rock People: Marilyn Manson
Linkin Park
Garage Rock Revival
The White Stripes
The Strokes
The Arctic Monkeys
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Defying All Categories: PJ Harvey
Remix Culture
What Is the Role of Appropriation in Popular Music?
Remixes and Mashups
Visual Predecessors
Fair Use
Beg, Borrow, and Steal: The Legacy of Appropriation in Popular Music
Cover Songs
What Was the Impact of the Digital Sampler?
A Little Bit of This, a Little Bit of That: Sampling
Sampling in Hip-Hop
Sampling in Electronica
Jailhouse Rock: Legal Roadblocks to Sampling
What Price Beats?309
Rock Technology: The MP3
What Was Napster and How Did It Affect Digital Distribution?
iPod People
Digital Distribution
Rock People: Shawn Fanning
Classic Albums: The Grey Album by Danger Mouse/ Feed the Animals by Girl Talk
This One's on Me: More Free Digital Distribution
Mix Tapes to iPod Playlists
Top of the Charts: What's Hot! September 19, 2009
Music Festivals
A Return to the 1970s?
Flashpoints: Issues in Rock - RIAA Lawsuits
Rock Places: Your Parents' Basement
Activate Star Power: Rock Band and Guitar Hero
The Rock Nation
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