Waiting for the Sun: A Rock & Roll History of Los Angeles

Waiting for the Sun: A Rock & Roll History of Los Angeles


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780879309435
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 03/15/2009
Pages: 440
Sales rank: 499,342
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Apocalypse Now! (We Love It!)
Intro: After the Goldrush, or Los Angeles Without a Star Map
1. On the Avenue: West Coast Cool, California Crazy
2. Boys of Summer
3. Sunset Nights, Jingle-Jangle Mornings
4. Maybe the People Would be the Times, or Between Doheny and La Cienega
5. Strange Daze, Weird Sins
6. Ladies and Gentlemen of the Canyon
7. Crawling Down Cahuenga on a Broken Pair of Legs, or What Were Once Vices are Now Habits
8. The Decline of the West
9. Rituals of the Habitual
Epilogue: Slipping into Darkness
Appendix: Los Angeles in Songs

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Jon Savage

The entire history of pop Los Angeles in all its splendor and excess: a dark drive deep into the city of the night.
—Jon Savage, author of England's Dreaming

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