Rock And Roll: A Social History / Edition 2

Rock And Roll: A Social History / Edition 2

by Paul Friedlander
ISBN-10:
0813343062
ISBN-13:
9780813343068
Pub. Date:
01/04/2006
Publisher:
Avalon Publishing
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Rock And Roll: A Social History / Edition 2


Now updated with two new chapters and an extraordinary collection of photographs, this second edition of Paul Friedlander's Rock and Roll: A Social History is a smash hit. The social force of rock and roll music leaps off the page as Paul Friedlander provides impressive insights based on hits from Johnny B. Goode to Smells Like Teen Spirit and beyond. In this musical journey, Friedlander offers the melodious strains and hard-edged riffs of Elvis, the Beatles, The Who, Dylan, Clapton, Hendrix, Motown, the San Francisco Beat, Punk, New Wave, rap, metal, 90's grunge, plus file sharing, and much more. The book is written in a refreshing, captivating style that pulls the reader in, offering no less than a complete social and cultural history of rock and roll for students and general audiences alike. Friedlander writes, This book chronicles the first forty years of rock/pop music history. Picture the various musical styles as locations on a giant unfolding road map. As you open the map, you travel from place to place, stopping at each chapter to sample the artistry. Don't forget to dress your imagination appropriately for this trip, because each genre is affected by the societal topography and climate that surround it. Enjoy your trip. We promise it will be a good one!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813343068
Publisher: Avalon Publishing
Publication date: 01/04/2006
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 115,000
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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