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The sound of the city : the rise of rock and roll

The sound of the city : the rise of rock and roll

Author: Charlie Gillett
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [1983] ©1983
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and expanded edition.; New revised American editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Gillett
ISBN: 0394726383 9780394726380
OCLC Number: 17448282
Description: xii, 515 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Dancing in the street --
pt. I. They got what they wanted: rock 'n' roll, 1954-58 : The sound begins ; Five styles of rock 'n' roll ; How to make a rock 'n' roll record ; The majors ; The independents --
pt. II. Into the cities: rhythm and blues, 1945-56 : The blues-based styles: dancehall blues, club blues, bar blues ; After the blues: gospel and the group sounds --
pt. III. City production line, country soul, 1958-69 : Back home ; Do that again, this way: rhythm and blues, uptown ; Are we together? Soul music --
pt. IV. Echoes from the city centers, 1962-69 : Transatlantic echoes ; Coast to coast ; Electric white orchestras: British rock progresses ; Goodnight, America --
Play list.
Responsibility: Charlie Gillett.


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