Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development / Edition 3

Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development / Edition 3

by Joe Stuessy, Scott D. Lipscomb
     
 

This interesting book presents a history of rock and roll from its roots through its current trends. It gives a comprehensive analytical insight into the various musical styles of rock, providing thorough historical detail and discussing the social context of each style as it developed, from the early 1950s through the 60s, 70s, 80s, and today. Giving comprehensive… See more details below

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This interesting book presents a history of rock and roll from its roots through its current trends. It gives a comprehensive analytical insight into the various musical styles of rock, providing thorough historical detail and discussing the social context of each style as it developed, from the early 1950s through the 60s, 70s, 80s, and today. Giving comprehensive historical detail and social context, this book places special emphasis on rock as a musical style, dealing with each parameter of music (rhythm, harmony, melody, form, and texture) as it applies to rock music. It covers such topics as the roots of rock, rock and roll as an emerging force, the Fifties, the Sixties, the Beatles, the British Invasion, folk music and folk rock, soul and Motown, San Francisco, jazz and art rock, the Seventies, the Eighties, and recent trends and developments. For anyone interested in a comprehensive book about the history of rock and roll, including those in the music industry, such as disc jockeys, rock music writers, and promoters.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136764953
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/17/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
486
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. The Roots of Rock.
3. The Emergence of Rock and Roll.
4. Rock and Roll: Fifties Style.
5. Transition: The Early 1960s.
6. The Beatles.
7. The British Invasion.
8. Folk Music and Folk Rock.
9. Soul and Motown.
10. San Francisco.
11. Jazz Rock.
12. Art Rock.
13. The Seventies.
14. The Eighties.
15. Recent Developments.
16. An Overview and Editorial.
Discography.
Bibliography.
Index.

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