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Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780130993700

ISBN10:
0130993700
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

For courses in Rock (or Pop) Music for the (non-music) major; also for American Popular Music/Culture courses. Specifically geared to the non-music major, this text covers the history of rock music from its roots to its most recent trends, with the emphasis on rock as a musical style. It deals with each musical parameter (rhythm, harmony, melody, form, texture) as it applies to rock music, and provides thorough historical detail and social context for the various rock styles presented.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii
Introduction
1(5)
Why Study Rock?
1(1)
Why This Book?
2(2)
Before We Begin: A Liberal View of Rock History
4(2)
The Roots of Rock
6(25)
Overview: The Early Fifties
6(2)
Pop Music
8(4)
Musical Close-Up: The Elements of Music
12(7)
Country and Western
19(1)
Musical Close-Up: Instrumentation in Rock and Roll
20(6)
Rhythm and Blues
26(2)
Musical Close-Up: The Twelve-Bar Blues
28(3)
The Emergence of Rock and Roll
31(15)
Overview: Crossovers and Covers
31(2)
Bill Haley and the Comets
33(1)
Elvis Presley
34(8)
Musical Close-Up: Rhythm in Early Rock and Roll
42(4)
Rock and Roll: Fifties Style
46(37)
Overview: Three Basic Trends Emerge
46(9)
Little Richard
55(3)
Fats Domino
58(2)
Chuck Berry
60(3)
Jerry Lee Lewis
63(3)
Buddy Holly
66(3)
Others in the 1950s
69(7)
The Industry
76(3)
Musical Close-Up: Is Soft Rock Really Rock?
79(4)
Transition: The Early 1960s
83(20)
Overview: The Fragmentation of the Market
83(3)
The Beginnings of the Folk Music Trend
86(6)
Surfing Music
92(4)
The Dance Craze
96(2)
Musical Close-Up: Musical Texture and the Beach Boys
98(5)
The Beatles
103(52)
Overview: Revolution within a Revolution
103(2)
The Early Beatles
105(9)
Beatlemania---American Style
114(3)
The Middle Period: Experimentation
117(7)
The Later Beatles: Revolution
124(17)
Musical Close-Up: The Technical Side of the Beatles' Music
141(14)
The British Invasion
155(30)
Overview: The British Are Coming!
155(2)
The Rolling Stones
157(17)
All the Others
174(5)
Musical Close-Up: The Musical Style of the Rolling Stones
179(6)
Folk Music and Folk Rock
185(22)
Overview: The Youth Generation of the 1960s
185(2)
Bob Dylan
187(5)
The Byrds
192(3)
The Mamas and the Papas
195(2)
Simon and Garfunkel
197(3)
Other Folk Rockers
200(2)
Musical Close-Up: The Song Style of Bob Dylan
202(5)
Soul and Motown
207(28)
Overview: Soul Music: Its Definition and History
207(4)
Atlantic and Stax
211(2)
Aretha Franklin
213(3)
James Brown
216(5)
Motown
221(8)
Diana Ross and the Supremes
229(2)
Musical Close-Up: Melody and the Soul Singer
231(4)
San Francisco
235(22)
Overview: America Counters the British Invasion
235(3)
The Jefferson Airplane
238(2)
The Grateful Dead
240(4)
Janis Joplin
244(2)
Other San Francisco Groups
246(1)
Acid Rock Outside San Francisco
247(5)
Musical Close-Up: The Art of Improvisation
252(5)
Jazz Rock
257(17)
Overview: A Tale of Sibling Rivalry and Its Resolution
257(2)
Blood, Sweat, and Tears
259(4)
Chicago
263(4)
Other Jazz Rock Groups
267(1)
Musical Close-Up: An Analysis of Symphony for the Devil/Sympathy for the Devil (Blood, Sweat, and Tears)
268(6)
Art Rock
274(27)
Overview: Rock as a ``Legitimate'' Musical Vocabulary
274(2)
Rock with Orchestra
276(3)
Rock Operas and Theatrical Works
279(6)
Nontheatrical Art Rock by Unaccompanied Rock Groups
285(9)
Musical Close-Up: An Analysis of ``Karn Evil 9,'' by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
294(7)
The Seventies
301(66)
Overview: The Decade of Nondirection
301(3)
Mainstream Trends of the 1970s
304(25)
Art Rock of the 1970s
329(4)
Jazz Rock of the 1970s
333(3)
The Singer-Songwriters of the 1970s
336(7)
Black Rock in the 1970s
343(7)
Disco
350(3)
Country Rock of the 1970s
353(5)
Soft Rock of the 1970s
358(6)
Musical Close-Up: The Anatomy of Disco
364(3)
The Eighties
367(37)
Overview: An Early Assessment
367(3)
Michael Jackson
370(2)
Bruce Springsteen
372(3)
Madonna
375(1)
U2
376(2)
Guns N' Roses
378(2)
Heavy Metal of the 1980s
380(1)
Van Halen
381(1)
Queensryche
382(1)
Metallica
383(1)
Yngwie Malmsteen
384(1)
Other Heavy Metal Bands
385(1)
Rap
386(4)
Others
390(6)
Technology and Rock
396(2)
Rock for Charity
398(1)
Musical Close-Up: A Look at Rock Lyrics
399(5)
Recent Developments
404(68)
Overview: Boomers and Post-Boomers
404(3)
Music Videos Rule
407(3)
Rock Music Soundtracks
410(1)
The Problem of Definitions
411(2)
New Technologies and the Internet
413(2)
Mainstream Styles
415(4)
Dance Music
419(24)
Continuing Influence of Country and Folk
443(1)
Country Enters the Mainstream
444(6)
Alternative Styles
450(14)
Musical Close-Up: Country or Rock?
464(8)
An Overview and an Editorial
472(15)
Overview: Eight Basic Statements
472(9)
Editorial
481(2)
Can It Get Better?
483(2)
Where To Now?
485(2)
Discography 487(9)
A Basic Recorded Library of Rock and Roll
487(1)
Selected Discography
488(6)
Anthologies
494(2)
Bibliography 496(7)
Index 503


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