Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development / Edition 6

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Written specifically for the reader with no musical background, Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development, 6th edition gives high-quality, in-depth coverage of classic style-setters like Elvis Presley and the Beatles through the Sex Pistols and Beck. Thorough in its historical analysis and joined by seventeen Listening Guides, ”Key Terms” list for each chapter, and a discography of rock styles and performers, this text makes learning about rock and pop music truly enjoyable.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136010685
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 3/5/2008
  • Series: MyRockKit Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 7.99 (w) x 9.97 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Why Study Rock?

Why This Book?

Before We Begin: A Liberal View of Rock History

Chapter 2: The Roots of Rock

Overview: The Early 1950s

Pop Music

Musical Close-Up: The Elements of Music

Country and Western

Musical Close-Up: Instrumentation in Rock and Roll

Rhythm and Blues

Musical Close-Up: The 12-Bar Blues

Chapter 3: The Emergence of Rock and Roll

Overview: Crossovers and Covers

Bill Haley and the Comets

Elvis Presley

Three Basic Trends Emerge

Musical Close-Up: Rhythm in Early Rock and Roll

Chapter 4: Rock and Roll: 1950s Style

Overview: Five Style Setters of the 1950s

Little Richard

Fats Domino

Chuck Berry

Jerry Lee Lewis

Buddy Holly

Others in the 1950s

The Industry

Musical Close-Up: Is Soft Rock Really Rock?

Chapter 5: Transition: The Early 1960s

Overview: The Fragmentation of the Market

The Beginnings of the Folk Music Trend

Surfing Music

The Dance Craze

Musical Close Up: Musical Texture and the Beach Boys

Chapter 6: The Beatles

Overview: Revolution within a Revolution

The Early Beatles

The Middle Period: Experimentation

The Later Beatles: Revolution

Musical Close-Up: The Technical Side of the Beatles’ Music

Chapter 7: The British Invasion

Overview: The British Are Coming!

The Rolling Stones

All the Others

Musical Close-Up: The Musical Style of the Rolling Stones

Chapter 8: Folk Music and Folk Rock

Overview: The Youth Generation of the 1960s

Bob Dylan

The Byrds

The Mamas and the Papas

Simon and Garfunkel

Other Folk Rockers

Musical Close-Up: The Song Style of Bob Dylan

Chapter 9: Soul and Motown

Overview: Soul Music: Its Definition and History

Atlantic and Stax

Aretha Franklin

James Brown

Motown

Diana Ross and the Surpremes

Musical Close-Up: Melody and the Soul Singer

Chapter 10: San Francisco

Overview: American Counters the British Invasion

The Jefferson Airplane

The Grateful Dead

Janis Joplin

Other San Francisco Groups

Acid Rock Outside San Francisco

Musical Close-Up: The Art of Improvisation

Chapter 11: Jazz Rock

Overview: A Tale of Sibling Rivalry and Its Resolution

Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Chicago

Other Jazz Rock Groups

Musical Close-Up: An Analysis of “Symphony for the Devil/Sympathy for the Devil” (Blood, Sweat, and Tears)

Chapter 12: Art Rock

Overview: Rock as a “Legitimate” Musical Vocabulary

Rock with Orchestra

Rock Operas and Theatrical Works

Nontheatrical Art Rock by Unaccompanied Rock Groups

Musical Close-Up: An Analysis of Karn Evil 9 by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer

Chapter 13: Mainstream Rock

Overview: The Decade of Nondirection

Mainstream Trends of the 1970s

Mainstream Rock in the 1980s

Mainstream Rock Beyond the 1980s

Musical Close-Up: A Look at Rock Lyrics

Chapter 14: The Continuing Fragmentation of Rock

Overview: Substyles of the 1960s Evolve into the 1970s and Beyond

Art Rock Evolves into Progressive Rock

Jazz Rock Evolves into Fusion

The Singer-Songwriters of the 1970s

Folk Influences in the 1980s and 1990s

Country Rock and Progressive Country

The Jam Band Phenomenon

Soft Rock of the 1970s

Soft Rock Continues to Evolve

Musical Close-Up: Country or Rock?

Chapter 15: Heavy Metal

Overview: “We’re Not Gonna Take It Anymore”

British Heavy Metal Evolves

American Heavy Metal

The 1980s: Heavy Metal Continues

Musical Close-Up: Meter in Heavy Metal and Alternative Rock

Chapter 16: Dance Music

Overview: The Selling of Rock–Changes in the 1980s and 1990s

The Return of Dance Music

Disco

Motown Keeps Dancing

Other Music for Dancing

Dancing Through the 1990s and Beyond

The Latin Invasion

Musical Close-Up: The Anatomy of Disco

Chapter 17: Rap and Hip-Hop

Overview: Technology, the Internet, and the Music Industry

Rap’s Beginnings

Rap Comes of Age

Other Rappers

New Jack Swing

Musical Close-Up: Expressive Musical Performance–Rhythmic Delivery of Rap

Chapter 18: Alternative Styles

Overview: Boomers and Postboomers

Alternative Rock: The Problem of Definitions

The Beginnings of Alternative Rock: The 1970s

Punk Movements: Back to Basics

Alternative Styles

Grunge

Indie Rock

Punk III: Neo-Punk Propels Rock into the New Millenium

Prog Rock

Musical Close-Up: Alternative Views of Alternative Rock

Chapter 19: An Overview and An Editorial

Overview: Eight Basic Statements

Editorial

Where to Now?

Discography

A Basic Recorded Library of Rock and Roll

Selected Discography

Anthologies

Music DVDs and Rockumentaries

Bibliography

Glossary

Index

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