Rock: Music, Culture, and Business

Rock: Music, Culture, and Business

by Joseph G. Schloss, Larry Starr, Christopher Waterman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199758360

ISBN-13: 9780199758364

Pub. Date: 01/27/2012

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Providing the perfect balance of cultural and musical analysis, Rock: Music, Culture, and Business by Joseph G. Schloss, Larry Starr, and Christopher Waterman tells the full story of rock 'n' roll, from its earliest beginnings to today.

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES
* Balances the history of the music business and the impact of

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Providing the perfect balance of cultural and musical analysis, Rock: Music, Culture, and Business by Joseph G. Schloss, Larry Starr, and Christopher Waterman tells the full story of rock 'n' roll, from its earliest beginnings to today.

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES
* Balances the history of the music business and the impact of social and cultural movements on the story of rock
* Enhanced coverage of contemporary rock music, including the impact of rap
* Integrates lively pedagogy:
--- Detailed listening guides highlighting the significant elements of more than forty key recordings
--- More than 100 photos, many in full color
--- Boldfaced key terms and a glossary
* Robust support package:
--- Instructor Resource CD containing a computerized Test Bank (978-0-19-975837-1)
--- Companion Website (www.oup.com/us/schloss)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199758364
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/27/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
71,153
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Each Chapter ends with a Conclusion
Preface
List of Listening Guides
Introduction
Music and Identity
What Is Rock?
A Note on the Terms "Rock 'n' Roll" and "Rock"
Chapter 1: The Prehistory of Rock 'n' Roll
Popular Music Before the Rise of Rock 'n' Roll
The Southern Roots of Rock 'n' Roll
Pre-Rock 'n' Roll Rhythm & Blues
Country and Western Music
Three Big Hits of the Pre-Rock 'n' Roll Period
-- "Goodnight, Irene" (Strophic Song Form)
-- "Choo Choo Ch' Boogie" (12-Bar Blues Form)
-- "Love and Marriage" (AABA Song Form)
Chapter 2: The Rise of Rock 'n' Roll, 1954-1959
Cover Versions and Early Rock 'n' Roll
The Rock 'n' Roll Business
Chapter 3: Early Rock 'n' Roll Musicians
The First Generations
-- Chuck Berry
-- The Electric Guitar and Rock 'n' Roll
-- Little Richard
-- Boogie-Woogie Piano Music
The Next Generation
-- Elvis Presley
-- Jerry Lee Lewis
-- Buddy Holly
-- Latin American Influences
Wild, Wild Young Women: The Lady Vanishes
Songwriters and Producers of Early Rock 'n' Roll
Chapter 4: Pop Music in the Early 1960s
The Rise of Soul Music: Ray Charles and Sam Cooke
-- Ray Charles and Soul Music
-- Sam Cooke
The Twist
"Teenage Symphonies": Phil Spector
Berry Gordy and Motown
The California Sound
-- Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys
-- Other "Surf Music"
Chapter 5: The British Invasion and American Responses
The Beatles and the British Invasion
The Rolling Stones and Other Invaders
Meanwhile, Back in California
Urban Folk Music: Bob Dylan
Chapter 6: From Rock 'n' Roll to Rock: 1965-1970
The Influence of the Counterculture
-- Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
-- Satanic Majestics: The Rolling Stones after Sgt. Pepper
-- The San Francisco Scene
-- The Doors
Folk Rock and Country Rock
Rock and Soul
-- James Brown
-- Aretha Franklin
-- Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Relationship of Rock and Soul
-- Sly Stone and Santana: The Rebirth of Rock Multiculturalism
Guitar Heroes: Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton
Chapter 7: The 1970s: Rock Becomes Established
Rock Comes of Age
The Rock Album
Rock Culture
Led Zeppelin and Hard Rock
Stadium Rock
Southern Rock
Jazz Rock
Singer/Songwriters and Soft Rock
The Eagles
Chapter 8: The 1970s: Rock Offshoots and Responses
Punk Rock and New Wave
Reggae Music--Rock in the Diaspora
-- The Rastafarian Movement
-- Jimmy Cliff and Bob Marley
-- The Popularization of Reggae in the United States
Funk Music
The Rise of Disco
Mixing and Scratching: The Origins of Rap Music
Chapter 9: Rock Superstars of the 1980s
MTV As Hit Maker: Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer"
The Impact of Digital Technologies
Thriller and Born in the U.S.A.
-- Thriller (Michael Jackson, 1982)
-- Born in the U.S.A. (Bruce Springsteen, 1984)
New Wave Goes Dancing: "Sweet Dreams"
"Baby I'm a Star": Madonna, Prince, and the Production of Celebrity
-- Madonna
-- Prince
Chapter 10: 1980s Rock: New Alternatives, New Accents
Heavy Metal
Hardcore Punk
Hip-Hop Breaks Through
The Rise of "World Music"
Paul Simon's Graceland and the Politics of "Worldbeat"
Chapter 11: Rock in the 1990s: Alternative Becomes the Mainstream
Home Recording
On the Term "Alternative"
"Smells Like Teen Spirit": Alternative Rock Hits the Charts
The 1990s Rock Mainstream
Jam Bands
Hip-Hop in the 1990s
-- The Rise of Gangsta Rap
-- Hip-Hop, Digital Sampling, and the Law
-- Gangsta Rap Conflicts
-- All Hail the Queen
World Music/Rock Collaboration
Chapter 12: The Internet Era: 2000-
Music and the Internet: The Revolution Will Be Downloaded
There's No Place Like Home: Digital Recording, Pro-Tools, and Rock Music
"The System Is Broken": Changes in the Music Business
Rock Music in the Age of Digital Reproduction
Rock around the World
Hip-Hop in the Early Twenty-First Century
-- Jay-Z
-- Kanye West
-- Eminem
-- Outkast
Coda: Patterns in Rock History
Glossary
Bibliography
Credits
Index

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