Rock and Roll An Introduction

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-02-27
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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ROCK AND ROLL: AN INTRODUCTION, 2ND EDITION takes advantage of online delivery of recorded music. For your study of a playlist of 115 rock-era songs discussed in the text. The extensive book companion website, includes timed listening guides, a multimedia-enhanced glossary, links to chapter playlists on both iTunes and Rhapsody for those songs not included on the CD set, and clearly organized recommendations for further listening.

Table of Contents

Rock Is
It's Only Rock and Roll
Before Rock: Roots, Evolution and Revolution
Before Rock, An Evolutionary Perspective
Before Rock, A Revolutionary Perspective
Becoming Rock: the Rock Era, 1951-1964
Rhythm and Blues, 1951-1959
Rock and Roll
On the Roads to Rock: from Girl Groups and Garage Bands to Folk and Surf Music
Rock: the Rock Era, 1974-1976
Rock Matters
Black pop in the 1960s: Motown and Soul
San Francisco and the Diversity of Rock
Rock as Art
The Singer/Songwriters: Rock, Melody, and Meaning
Black Popular Music in the early 1970s
Mainstream Rock in the 1970s
Beyond Rock, the Rock Era, 1977-
Views from the Outside: Reggae, Funk, and Disco
Punk and Its Aftermath
Pop since 1980
Renewing Rock: Mainstream Rock Since 1980
Rock in the 21st Century: Issues and Opportunities
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