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rise and fall of rock

Jeff Kent

rise and fall of rock

by Jeff Kent

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Published by Witan in Stoke-on-Trent (65 Audley Rd., Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs., ST7 2QW) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock music -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    List of sound discs, p444-454. - Includes index.

    StatementJeff Kent.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3534
    The Physical Object
    Pagination484p.,(24)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19356336M

      Named one of the best music books of by The Wall Street JournalAn elegy to the age of the Rock Star, featuring Chuck Berry, Elvis, Madonna, Bowie, Prince, and more, uncommon people whose lives were transformed by rock and who, in turn, shaped our cultureRecklessness, thy name is age of the rock star, like the age of the cowboy, has passed.   David Hepworth is a well-known music writer in the UK and so this is an excellent overview of the rise and fall of the rock star from the 50s to the 90s. It's his theory that the old-fashioned 'rock star' figure is dying out and has been replaced by technology, and so he picks a key event from each year to show how rock culture changes during Reviews:

      Top of the Rock NPR coverage of Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV by Warren Littlefield and T. R. Pearson. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.   Journalist Dave Weigel and comedian Tom Scharpling discuss the redemption of an oft-derided rock genre in Weigel’s new book “The Show that Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock.

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FM: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio chronicles the birth, growth, and death of free-form rock-and-roll radio .Get this from a library! FM: the rise and fall of rock radio. [Richard Neer] -- "Chronicles the birth, growth, and death of free-form rock-and-roll radio through the stories of the movement's flagship stations."- .