What Is Rock and Roll  Book

What Is Rock and Roll


  • Author : Jim O'Connor
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-08-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9780451533821

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What Is Rock and Roll Book Description :

Put on your dancing shoes and move to the music. Rock and roll sprang from a combination of African-American genres, Western swing, and country music that exploded in post World War II America. Jim O'Connor explains what constitutes rock music, follows its history and sub-genres through famous musicians and groups, and shows how rock became so much more than just a style of music influencing fashion, language, and lifestyle. This entry in the New York Times best-selling series contains eighty illustrations and sixteen pages of black and white photographs. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Classic Rock and Roll Reader Book

The Classic Rock and Roll Reader


  • Author : William E Studwell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-05-22
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317720676

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The Classic Rock and Roll Reader Book Description :

The Classic Rock and Roll Reader: Rock Music from Its Beginnings to the Mid-1970s is chock full of entertaining essays to inform and delight you about an era that shaped our culture and future musical trends. This unique book will surprise and enchant even the most zealous music buff with facts and information on the songs that reflected America’s spirit and captured a nation’s attention. The Classic Rock and Roll Reader is offbeat, somewhat irreverent, ironic, and ancedotal as it discusses hundreds of rock and non-rock compositions included in rock history era. The songs offer you information on: Rock’s Not So Dull Predecessors (for example, “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered” and “The Cry of the Wild Goose”) The Pioneering Rock Songs (such as “Rock Around the Clock” and “Shake, Rattle, and Roll” ) Older Style Songs Amidst the Rocks (for example, “I Could Have Danced All Night” and “Rocky Mountain High” ) The Megastars and Megagroups (such as “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Respect,” and “Surfin’USA” ) The Best Songs that Never Made No. 1 (for example,“ I Feel Good” and “ Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree” ) The Classic Rock and Roll Reader: Rock Music from Its Beginnings to the Mid-1970s also examines the music which preceded early rock, the music which followed early rock, and the numerous non-rock songs which flourished during the classic rock period. A wide spectrum of music is discussed in well over 100 essays on various songs. Musicians, librarians, and the general audience will be taken back to the birth of rock and roll and the various contributing influences. Analyzing each song’s place in rock history and giving some background about the artists, The Classic Rock and Roll Reader offers even the most avid music enthusiast new and unique information in this thorough and interesting guide.

Rock and Roll Voodoo Book

Rock and Roll Voodoo


  • Author : Mark Paul Smith
  • Publisher : BQB Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781945448331

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Rock and Roll Voodoo Book Description :

During the 1970s on a magic mushroom harvesting adventure in the Bayou, a young, aspiring rock and roll musician discovers the voice of Voodoo, which not only alters his life, but the life of his band, the Divebomberz. When the band is on the verge of making it big, tragedy strikes and Jesse is confronted with the hard truth that life is often a spiritual obstacle course designed to see if you can get over yourself. A book for rock and rollers of all ages and for restless souls who have chased a dream only to discover that what they really needed was with them all along.

History of Rock and Roll Book

History of Rock and Roll


  • Author : Tom Larson
  • Publisher : Kendall Hunt
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 0787299693

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History of Rock and Roll Book Description :

History of rock and roll includes: biographical information on past and present musicians, composers, bands, producers, and record executives; analyses of evolutionary rock styles from before the 1950s to the present, including a list of the most seminal recordings from each style; an album-by-album review of ... the Beatles and Bob Dylan; an audio CD containing twenty notable recordings in rock, with a synopsis of each.

Pioneers of Rock and Roll Book

Pioneers of Rock and Roll


  • Author : Harry Sumrall
  • Publisher : Bpi Communications
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105021820191

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Pioneers of Rock and Roll Book Description :

Describes the careers and recordings of the most influential rock groups and performers, from ABBA and the Allman Brothers to Neil Young and Frank Zappa

A Rock and Roll Fantasy Book
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A Rock and Roll Fantasy


  • Author : G. S. Morrison
  • Publisher : Infinity Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9780741431042

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A Rock and Roll Fantasy Book Description :

From attending concerts as a teen to working backstage security at major Rock Concerts, this book is a ride through the Rock and Roll years from the 70's to the present.

Fort Worth s Rock and Roll Roots Book

Fort Worth s Rock and Roll Roots


  • Author : Mark A. Nobles
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 127
  • ISBN 10 : 0738584991

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Fort Worth s Rock and Roll Roots Book Description :

On the evening of February 9, 1964, Ed Sullivan introduced the Beatles to America. Across the country, teens were glued to their TV sets and witnessed a turning point in rock and roll history. Vibrant and creative teen scenes sprang up all across the country. The scene in Fort Worth, Texas, produced an exceptional burst of creativity in songwriting and musicianship. Weekend concerts and battles of the bands drew thousands of fans. Primitive teen recordings were pressed into 45s and received radio airplay in rotation with national acts. Local television shows featured live bands; fashions changed with go-go girls' skirts growing shorter; long hair became the style for women and men; and the seeds of the counterculture were planted and flourished. The music of this generation birthed every rock subgenre for the next 40 years (acid rock, heavy metal, punk, new wave, grunge), and today's musicians still reach back to these recordings for inspiration.

Rock and Roll Book

Rock and Roll


  • Author : Kim Salmon
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-06
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 0578646692

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Rock and Roll Book Description :

ROCK AND ROLL is a facsimile reproduction of influential Indie-rock musician Kim Salmon's visual diary from his 2016/2017 tours through Australia, Basque Country, France, Germany and Switzerland in support of his My Script album. Salmon's vivid artwork beautifully portrays the real "life on the road" of a touring musician. The people, places, travelling and excitement of the shows and audiences he meets are wonderfully portrayed in Salmons pencil, ink and water color illustrations. - individually numbered edition of 1000

Rock and Roll Comics  The Beatles Experience Book

Rock and Roll Comics The Beatles Experience


  • Author : Stuart Immonen
  • Publisher : Bluewater Productions
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781427642271

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Rock and Roll Comics The Beatles Experience Book Description :

In comic book format, presents the history of the Beatles through the narration of John Lennon.

Rock and Roll  An Introduction Book

Rock and Roll An Introduction


  • Author : Michael Campbell
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2007-02-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780534642952

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Rock and Roll An Introduction Book Description :

ROCK AND ROLL: AN INTRODUCTION, 2nd Edition has been completely reconceived and rewritten, to take advantage of online delivery of recorded music. The discussion in this edition is even more focused on rock as music and stresses perceptive listening. This in turn permits more extensive discussion of stylistic connections and contrasts and ways in which the music reflects and shapes society and culture. An extensive and representative play list of 115 rock-era songs is discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.