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Brief History of Rock, off the Record

ISBN-10: 0415974739

ISBN-13: 9780415974738

Edition: 2008

Authors: Wayne Robins

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Wayne Robins tells the story of rock and roll, from its birth in the conservative 1950s, its blossoming during the 1960s, the disco and punk revolutions to the rise of hip hop culture.
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Book details

List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Introduction: What is Rock?
The 1950sStarring Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller; Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Alan Freed, Rosa Parks, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, the Everly Bros., Jerry Lee Lewis, the Coasters and many, many more
The 1960sJFK and the Twist; Phil Spector; the Beach Boys, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Motown, James Brown, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Kinks. The Doors. Plus, war, riots, assassinations, civil disorder, acid and weed
The 1970sTransition: Sly Stones and Black Rock. The Velvet Underground, Lou Reed, the New York Dolls.David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Van Morrison.Singer-songwriters and Southern CaliforniaPunk rock. Heavy metal. Disco. Prog. Southern rock.Bruce Springsteen
The 1980sHeartland Rock; MTV; Madonna and Cyndi Lauper; Hair bands.Prince; Metallica and Speed/Thrash Metal; The Smiths et al.
The 1990sSonic Youth; Nirvana and grunge; Britpop; Hip-hop; Radiohead, Green DayAnd the rest of the best. Festivals. Napster. iTunes. The end