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DISTINCTIVE FEATURES *Balances the history of the music business and the impact of social and cultural movementson the story of rock *Integrates lively pedagogy: »Boxed insertson significant individuals, recordings, and cultural issues » More than forty detailedlistening guidessummarizing the most important elements of recordings discussed in the text » More than 100full-color photos » Boldfaced key terms and aglossary *Robust support package: »Instructor Resource CDcontaining a computerized Test Bank (978-0-19-975837-1) »Companion Website(www.oup.com/us/schloss)
Joseph G. Schloss is Visiting Scholar and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at New York University. He is the author of Foundation: B-boys, B-girls, and Hip-Hop Culture in New York (OUP, 2009) and Making Beats: The Art of Sample-Based Hip-Hop (2004), which won the 2005 Book Award from the International Association for the Study of Popular Music. His writing has appeared in URB, Vibe, The Seattle Weekly, The Flavor, and the anthologies Classic Material and Total Chaos.
Larry Starr is Professor of Music at the University of Washington. He is a respected scholar on the music of Gershwin, Copland, and Ives, and on popular music. He is the author of George Gershwin (2011), The Dickinson Songs of Aaron Copland (2003), and A Union of Diversities: Style in the Music ofCharles Ives (1992). His articles have appeared in American Music, Perspectives of New Music, and The Musical Quarterly.
Christopher Waterman is Dean of the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. An anthropologist specializing in the music of Africa and the Americas, Dr. Waterman is the author of Jùjú: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music (1990) and guest editor of the volume Globalization:Cultural Expression, Creativity and Innovation (2010). He is also a bassist who has performed professionally in a wide variety of popular genres.
Table of Contents
Each Chapter ends with a Conclusion Preface List of Listening Guides Introduction Music and Identity What Is Rock? A Note on the Terms "Rock 'n' Roll" and "Rock" Chapter 1: The Prehistory of Rock 'n' Roll Popular Music Before the Rise of Rock 'n' Roll The Southern Roots of Rock 'n' Roll Pre-Rock 'n' Roll Rhythm & Blues Country and Western Music Three Big Hits of the Pre-Rock 'n' Roll Period -- "Goodnight, Irene" (Strophic Song Form) -- "Choo Choo Ch' Boogie" (12-Bar Blues Form) -- "Love and Marriage" (AABA Song Form) Chapter 2: The Rise of Rock 'n' Roll, 1954-1959 Cover Versions and Early Rock 'n' Roll The Rock 'n' Roll Business Chapter 3: Early Rock 'n' Roll Musicians The First Generations -- Chuck Berry -- The Electric Guitar and Rock 'n' Roll -- Little Richard -- Boogie-Woogie Piano Music The Next Generation -- Elvis Presley -- Jerry Lee Lewis -- Buddy Holly -- Latin American Influences Wild, Wild Young Women: The Lady Vanishes Songwriters and Producers of Early Rock 'n' Roll Chapter 4: Pop Music in the Early 1960s The Rise of Soul Music: Ray Charles and Sam Cooke -- Ray Charles and Soul Music -- Sam Cooke The Twist "Teenage Symphonies": Phil Spector Berry Gordy and Motown The California Sound -- Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys -- Other "Surf Music" Chapter 5: The British Invasion and American Responses The Beatles and the British Invasion The Rolling Stones and Other Invaders Meanwhile, Back in California Urban Folk Music: Bob Dylan Chapter 6: From Rock 'n' Roll to Rock: 1965-1970 The Influence of the Counterculture -- Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -- Satanic Majestics: The Rolling Stones after Sgt. Pepper -- The San Francisco Scene -- The Doors Folk Rock and Country Rock Rock and Soul -- James Brown -- Aretha Franklin -- Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Relationship of Rock and Soul -- Sly Stone and Santana: The Rebirth of Rock Multiculturalism Guitar Heroes: Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton Chapter 7: The 1970s: Rock Becomes Established Rock Comes of Age The Rock Album Rock Culture Led Zeppelin and Hard Rock Stadium Rock Southern Rock Jazz Rock Singer/Songwriters and Soft Rock The Eagles Chapter 8: The 1970s: Rock Offshoots and Responses Punk Rock and New Wave Reggae Music--Rock in the Diaspora -- The Rastafarian Movement -- Jimmy Cliff and Bob Marley -- The Popularization of Reggae in the United States Funk Music The Rise of Disco Mixing and Scratching: The Origins of Rap Music Chapter 9: Rock Superstars of the 1980s MTV As Hit Maker: Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" The Impact of Digital Technologies Thriller and Born in the U.S.A. -- Thriller (Michael Jackson, 1982) -- Born in the U.S.A. (Bruce Springsteen, 1984) New Wave Goes Dancing: "Sweet Dreams" "Baby I'm a Star": Madonna, Prince, and the Production of Celebrity -- Madonna -- Prince Chapter 10: 1980s Rock: New Alternatives, New Accents Heavy Metal Hardcore Punk Hip-Hop Breaks Through The Rise of "World Music" Paul Simon's Graceland and the Politics of "Worldbeat" Chapter 11: Rock in the 1990s: Alternative Becomes the Mainstream Home Recording On the Term "Alternative" "Smells Like Teen Spirit": Alternative Rock Hits the Charts The 1990s Rock Mainstream Jam Bands Hip-Hop in the 1990s -- The Rise of Gangsta Rap -- Hip-Hop, Digital Sampling, and the Law -- Gangsta Rap Conflicts -- All Hail the Queen World Music/Rock Collaboration Chapter 12: The Internet Era: 2000- Music and the Internet: The Revolution Will Be Downloaded There's No Place Like Home: Digital Recording, Pro-Tools, and Rock Music "The System Is Broken": Changes in the Music Business Rock Music in the Age of Digital Reproduction Rock around the World Hip-Hop in the Early Twenty-First Century -- Jay-Z -- Kanye West -- Eminem -- Outkast Coda: Patterns in Rock History Glossary Bibliography Credits Index