The sound of the city : the rise of rock and roll (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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The sound of the city : the rise of rock and roll

Author: Charlie Gillett
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., newly ill. and expanded, 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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Offers a comprehensive study of the rise of rock and roll music from 1954 to 1971, profiling the artists, recording studios, and songs that had the greatest influence on the genre and exploring the impact rock music had on American society.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Gillett
ISBN: 0306806835 9780306806834
OCLC Number: 961886102
Notes: Originally published: Rev. & expanded ed. New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984.
Target Audience: Adult; Adult.
Description: xxii, 535 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: They Got What They Wanted: Rock n Roll, 195461 * The Sound Begins * Five Styles of Rock n Roll * How to Make a Rock n Roll Record * The Majors * The Independents Into the Cities: Rhythm and Blues, 194556 * The Blues-Based Styles: Dancehall Blues, Bar Blues * After the Blues: Gospel and the Group Sounds City Production Line-Country Soul, 195871 * Back Home * Do That Again, This Way: Rhythm and Blues, Uptown * Are We Together? Sound Music Echoes From the City Centres, 196271 * Transatlantic Echoes * Coast to Coast * Electric White Orchestras: British Rock Progresses * Goodnight America Playlist; Recommended Records
Other Titles: Rise of rock and roll
Responsibility: Charlie Gillett.

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This comprehensive study of the rise of rock and roll from 1954 to 1971 has now been expanded with close to 100 illustrations as well as a new introduction, recommended listening section, and  Read more...

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