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Surf Beat Rock 'n' Roll's Forgotten Revolution

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ISBN-10: 1617130079

ISBN-13: 9781617130076

Edition: 2011

Authors: Kent Crowley

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Surf Beat is the first book to tell the story of the birth of surf music, and its persistent survival and reinvention in the face of decades of dismissal as a mere cultural aberration. Conventional wisdom posits the notion that rock 'n' roll languished in the period between 1959 and 1963. Yet in that four-year stretch between Elvis joining the army and Buddy Holly's death, and the emergence of the Beatles, a musical revolution took place in Southern California that would influence all electric guitar forms that followed it. They called it surf music, and in Surf Beat, it finally gets its day in the sun. Surf music authority and author Kent Crowley uncovers the story of the initial emergence…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 6/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.94" wide x 8.45" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Introduction: The Day The Music Didn�t Die
Glossary of Essential Terms
Prologue: The Surf Also Rises: Commencing the Last Wave
The South Swell 1957-1962
Secret Surfin� Spot
Rebel Rouser
Let�s Go Trippin�
Mr Moto
The West Swell 1962-1964
Moment Of Truth
Dead Man�s Curve
The North Swell 1964-1972
A New Shade of Blue
Third Stone From The Sun
The Endless Summer
The Great Swell 1971-1999
Don�t Let Your Goodbye Stand
Rumble At Waikiki
Surfers Rule
Big Wednesday 1999-2007
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