After the Ball

After the Ball

by Ian Whitcomb
     
 

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"Brash, learned, funny and perspicacious.... The author of this free-wheeling diverting history was a student at Trinity College, Dublin, when he created a rock hit 'You Turn Me On,' and experienced a brief, bewildering season as a touring rock celebrity. This book is his effort to explain that experience to himself, and, well-educated man that he is, he goes all the

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"Brash, learned, funny and perspicacious.... The author of this free-wheeling diverting history was a student at Trinity College, Dublin, when he created a rock hit 'You Turn Me On,' and experienced a brief, bewildering season as a touring rock celebrity. This book is his effort to explain that experience to himself, and, well-educated man that he is, he goes all the way back to the first pop bestseller, `After The Ball,' and all the way forward to the 1960s." (The New Yorker)

"One of the best books on popular music to come along in the last few years.... Whitcomb's own involvement with music constantly surfaces to make the book both revealing and highly enjoyable." (The Seattle Times)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140034509
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
07/30/1974
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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