Rock Music Styles / Edition 6

Rock Music Styles / Edition 6

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by Katherine Charlton
     
 

Rock Music Styles: A History blends musical commentary into an historical and social framework as it traces the development of rock music from its roots in the blues, country, gospel, and other pre-rock music through the decades to the most contemporary styles of rock music. The book features a series of detailed listening guides that explore examples of

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Overview

Rock Music Styles: A History blends musical commentary into an historical and social framework as it traces the development of rock music from its roots in the blues, country, gospel, and other pre-rock music through the decades to the most contemporary styles of rock music. The book features a series of detailed listening guides that explore examples of the genre in significant musical detail, enabling students to connect the popular music of yesterday with that of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078025075
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
213,772
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 – Ragtime, Tin Pan Alley, and Jazz Roots of Rock

Ragtime

Tin Pan Alley

The Beginnings of Jazz in New Orleans

Swing Dance Bands

The Beginnings of Rock and Roll

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 2 – The Blues and Rhythm and Blues Roots of Rock

Musical Roots of the Blues

Country Blues

Classic Blues

Urban Blues

Chicago Blues

Rhythm and Blues

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Question

Ch. 3 – Gospel and Country Roots of Rock

Spirituals

Gospel Music

Doo-Wop

Country Music

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch 4 – Early Rock and Roll

Musicians with Backgrounds in Country Music

Musicians with Rhythm and Blues Backgrounds

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 5 - Teen-Styled Rock Music

The Payola Scandal

Teen Idol Pop

Brill Building Pop

Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound

Influences on the Surf Sound

The Surf Sound

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 6 - Soul and Motown

Chicago Soul

Memphis Soul

Atlantic Records

The More Commercial Style of Motown

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 7 – The British Invasion: The Beatles Versus the Stones

The Beatles

The Rolling Stones

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 8 – The British Invasion Continues and American Reacts

The Mersey Sound

The Mods

British Blues Revival Bands

American Reaction

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 9 – Folk, Folk-Rock, and Singer/Songwriters

Folk Music

Bob Dylan

Folk-Rock Music

Singer/Songwriters

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 10 – Psychedelic Rock

The San Francisco Sound

Psychedelic Rock beyond San Francisco

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 11 - Country and Southern Rock

Country Rock

Southern Rock

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 12 - Jazz Rock Styles

Jazz-Rock

Fusion

Other Jazz Influences on Rock

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Question

Ch. 13 – Hard Rock and Heavy Metal

Early Influences

Hard Rock

British Heavy Metal

American Heavy Metal

Speed Metal and Thrash

Death Metal

Glam Bands

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 14 – Art and Glitter Rock

Art Rock Combining Rock and Classical Instrumentation

Art Rock by Classically Trained Performers

Art Rock Influenced by Avant-Garde Trends

Art Rock with Roots in Hard Rock

Glitter Rock

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 15 – Ska and Reggae

Ska

Reggae

Ska and Reggae Influences on Rock

Ska Revival and Oi!

Dub, Dancehall, and Ragga

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 16 – Punk Rock and New Wave

Early Influences on the Development of Punk

New York Punk

British Punk

Hard-core Punk on the West Coast

“Straight Edge” punk from Washington, D.C.

American New Wave

British New Wave

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 17 – Funk and Disco

Funk

Philadelphia Soul

Disco

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 18 – Hip Hop and Rap

Hip-Hop Culture and East Coast Rap

West Coast Rap

Latino Rap

Rap Combined with Other Styles

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 19 – MTV and the Making of Superstars

Michael Jackson

Prince

Madonna

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 20 – Other Rock Styles of the Eighties

Alternative Rock from Britain

Gothic Rock

Postpunk in the United States

Industrial Rock

Summary

Terms to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Ch. 21 – Rock Styles of the Nineteen Nineties and Early

Two Thousands

Grunge Rock

Revolution Girl Style Now

Pop Punk

Jam Bands

Alternative Country

Return of Art Rock

Techno Music and Rave Culture

The DJ as Artist

Rap Rock

Summary

Term to Remember

People to Remember

Critical Thinking Questions

Glossary

Index

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