Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop, Rap, and More: Music from the 1980s to Today

Sending request ...

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781615309092
  • Publisher: Britannica Educational Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/15/2012
  • Series: Popular Music Through the Decades Series
  • Pages: 228
  • Sales rank: 1,463,671
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction xii

Chapter 1 Video Killed the Radio Star: The Globalization of Rock 1

Madonna 2

Rock and Roll Halt of Fame and Museum 4

Prince 6

Rock in the Twin Cities 9

Janet Jackson 10

Jam and Lewis 12

We Got Our MTV 13

Music Video 15

Spike Jonze 17

U2 19

Bono 22

Live Aid 24

Bobby McFerrin 25

Whitney Houston 26

John Mellencamp 28

Melissa Etheridge 29

Chapter 2 College Rock and the Rise of Alternative 31

R.E.M. 32

Athens: The Birthplace of College Rock 34

The Replacements 35

Children by the Million Sing for Alex Chilton 36

Yo La Tengo 38

The Pixies 39

Pere Ubu 41

KUSF and College Radio 42

The Jesus and Mary Chain 42

Sonic Youth 43

Red Hot Chili Peppers 44

Chapter 3 Alternative Rock 46

Pavement 47

Grunge 49

Nirvana 50

Rock in the Emerald City 52

Pearl Jam 54

Smashing Pumpkins 55

Rage Against the Machine 56

Rap Metal 57

Green Day 58

Sleater-Kinney 60

Modest Mouse 61

Wilco 62

Jay Bennett 64

White Stripes 65

Emo 67

Death Cab for Cutie 67

The Strokes 68

My Chemical Romance 69

TV on the Radio 70

The Decemberists 71

Arcade Fire 73

Post-Rock 74

Chapter 4 The Rise of the Hip-Hop Nation 76

Rap 78

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five 78

Gil Scott-Heron 80

Sugar Hill Records 81

The New School and the Evolution of Gangsta 81

New York East Coast in the Ascent 84

Run-D.M.C. 84

Profile Records 86

Rick Rubin 86

Def Jam Records 89

LL Cool J 90

The Beastie Boys 90

Go-Go 92

Public Enemy 93

Hip-Hop and the Digital Revolution 94

De La Soul 94

Tommy Boy Records 95

Queen Latifah 96

Will Smith 98

Gangsta Rap 99

Los Angeles: The West Coast Response 100

Dr. Dre 102

Death Row Records 103

Snoop Lion 103

Notorious B.I.G. 105

Nate Dogg 105

Tupac Shakur 106

Nas 107

Diddy 108

Timbaland 110

Missy Elliott 111

Lauryn Hill 111

Wyclef Jean 113

Erykah Badu 114

Chapter 5 Hip-Hop in the 21st Century 116

OutKast 118

Mary J. Blige 119

Jay-Z 120

Black Eyed Peas 122

Eminem 123

Lil Wayne 125

Ludacris 127

M.I.A. 128

Kanye West 130

K'Naan 132

Cee Lo Green 134

Chapter 6 Club Sounds: Trip-Hop, House, Industrial, and Techno 137

House 137

The Warehouse 138

The Pet Shop Boys 139

Techno 140

Rave 'til Dawn 141

The Chemical Brothers 142

The love Parade 143

Trip-Hop 144

Bristol: the Capital of Trip-Hop 146

Portishead 147

Industrial Music 149

Nine Inch Nails 149

Cyberpunk Industrial Literature 150

Chapter 7 Dance Pop 153

Kylie Minogue 153

Gwen Stefani 154

The Leaders of the Club: Disney Goes Pop 156

Britney Spears 156

Justin Timberlake 157

Christina Aguilera 159

Miley Cyrus 161

Jonas Brothers 163

Selena Gomez 165

Rihanna 165

Katy Perry 167

Lady Gaga 168

Justin Bieber 171

Chapter 8 The Second British Invasion 174

Britpop 174

Sade 175

Sting 177

PJ Harvey 178

Radiohead 179

Spice Girls 182

Coldplay 184

Amy Winehouse 185

Adele 186

Chapter 9 Urban Contemporary 189

Luther Vandross 190

Anita Baker 191

The Pointer Sisters 192

Quincy Jones 192

Motown Goes West: Los Angeles 193

Boyz II Men 194

New Jack Swing 195

R. Kelly 196

Aaliyah 197

Usher 197

Alicia Keys 199

Beyoncé 201

Chris Brown 203

Chapter 10 Adult Contemporary 205

Dionne Warwick 205

Diana Ross 207

Natalie Cole 208

Harry Connick, Jr. 209

Céline Dion 210

Mariah Carey 211

Josh Groban 213

Michael Bublé 214

Chapter 11 Latin Popular Music 216

Julio Iglesias 217

Tejano 218

Lydia Mendoza 219

Selena 219

Jennifer Lopez 219

Ry Cooder 221

Shakira 222

Alejandro Sanz 225

Juanes 225

Calle 13 226

Chapter 12 Modern Country 229

Dolly Parton 229

Willie Nelson 231

Outlaw Music 233

Waylon Jennings 234

Ricky Skaggs 235

Garth Brooks 236

Reba McEntire 238

The Judds 239

Alan Jackson 241

Shania Twain 242

Brooks & Dunn 243

Faith Hill 244

Tim McGraw 245

LeAnn Rimes 246

Dixie Chicks 247

Rascal Flatts 248

Brad Paisley 249

Taylor Swift 251

Chapter 13 Singer-Songwriters: The Next Generation 254

Mavis Staples 254

T Bone Burnett 256

Bonnie Raitt 257

Lucinda Williams 258

Nick Cave 259

David Byrne 260

Alanis Morissette 261

Sinead O'Connor 262

Sarah McLachlan 262

Björk 263

Jeff Buckley 264

Beck 265

Sheryl Crow 267

Alison Krauss 268

Norah Jones 269

Andrew Bird 270

Devendra Banhart 271

John Mayer 272

Chapter 14 Rock in the Age of iTunes 274

iTunes 276

Rock Festivals 278

Monterey, Woodstock, and Beyond 278

Destination Festivals 280

Festivals in Europe and Japan 281

WOMAD 281

South by Southwest 282

Burning Man 283

Lollapalooza 284

Coachella Valley Festival 285

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 285

Pitchfork Music Festival 286

Pop Idols 287

Eurovision Song Contest 287

Puffy AmiYumi 288

American Idol 289

Simon Cowell 291

Susan Boyle 295

Conclusion 297

Appendix 300

Glossary 308

Bibliography 312

Index 317

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)