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9780813343068

Rock And Roll: A Social History

  • ISBN 13:

    9780813343068

  • ISBN 10:

    0813343062

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 01/03/2006
  • Publisher: Ecampus Direct

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Summary

Now updated with two new chapters and an extraordinary collection of photographs, this second edition of Paul Friedlander'sRock and Roll: A Social Historyis a smash hit. The social force of rock and roll music leaps off the page as Paul Friedlander provides impressive insights based on hits from "Johnny B. Goode" to "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and beyond. In this musical journey, Friedlander offers the melodious strains and hard-edged riffs of Elvis, the Beatles, The Who, Dylan, Clapton, Hendrix, Motown, the San Francisco Beat, Punk, New Wave, rap, metal, 90's grunge, plus file sharing, and much more. The book is written in a refreshing, captivating style that pulls the reader in, offering no less than a complete social and cultural history of rock and roll for students and general audiences alike.Friedlander writes, "This book chronicles the first forty years of rock/pop music history. Picture the various musical styles as locations on a giant unfolding road map. As you open the map, you travel from place to place, stopping at each chapter to sample the artistry. Don't forget to dress your imagination appropriately for this trip, because each genre is affected by the societal topography and climate that surround it."Enjoy your trip. We promise it will be a good one!

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