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Flowers in the Dustbin The Rise of Rock and Roll, 1947-1977

ISBN-10: 0684865602

ISBN-13: 9780684865607

Edition: 2000

Authors: James Miller

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 9/19/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

James Miller, Professor of Political Science and Director of Liberal Studies at the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, is the author of The Passion of Michel Foucault and Rousseau: Dreamer of Democracy.

A Rock and Roll Chronicle
Life Could Be a Dream
December 28, 1947: "Good Rockin' Tonight"
October 29, 1949: Red Hot and Blue
April 1950: Fender Guitars
Winter 1950-1951: "The Tennessee Waltz"
Winter 1950-1951: "Teardrops From My Eyes"
1951: Top 40
March 21, 1952: The Moondog Coronation Ball
August 1952: "Kansas City"
Summer 1953: Elvis Hears Voices
March 15, 1954: "Sh-Boom"
July 30, 1954: Elvis Discovers His Body
November 24, 1954: Copyrighting "Rock and Roll"
Spring 1955: Blackboard Jungle
Rock and Roll Music
March 15, 1955: "Ain't It a Shame"
May 21, 1955: "Maybellene"
September 14, 1955: "Tutti Frutti"
November 1955: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love"
December 19, 1955: "Blue Suede Shoes"
All Shook Up
June 5, 1956: Elvis From the Waist Down
March 25, 1957: Ricky Nelson Impresses His Girlfriend
August 5, 1957: American Bandstand
October 21, 1957: Jailhouse Rock
October 15, 1958: "Lonely Teardrops"
November 22, 1959: Payola
May 12, 1960: Elvis Comes Home
Glad All Over
November 9, 1961: Brian Epstein Enters the Cavern
1961-1962: Robert Johnson: King of the Delta Blues Singers
September 4, 1962: "How Do You Do It?"
April 28, 1963: Andrew Loog Oldham Enters the Crawdaddy Club
November 11, 1963: BEATLEMANIA!
July 25, 1965: Dylan Goes Electric
October-November 1965: Rubber Soul
Break on Through
December 4, 1965: The Acid Test
February 8-13, 1966: Andy Warhol, Up-Tight
June 1, 1967: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
June 16-18, 1967: Monterey Pop
June 7, 1968: "Sympathy for the Devil"
1970-1971: What's Going On
July 3, 1971: The End
Stairway to Heaven
July 9, 1972: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
1972-1973: The Harder They Come
August 1, 1973: American Graffiti
October 1975: Rock and Roll Future
December 2, 1976: "Anarchy in the U.K."
August 16, 1977: My Way
Epilogue: "No Future"
Notes and Discographies
Acknowledgments
Index