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Rock and Roll : It's History and Stylistic Development,9780131930988

Rock and Roll : It's History and Stylistic Development

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Edition:
5th
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9780131930988

ISBN10:
0131930982
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
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 x
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(3)
Musical Close-Up: The Elements of Music
11(7)
Country and Western
18(2)
Musical Close-Up: Instrumentation in Rock and Roll
20(6)
Rhythm and Blues
26(1)
Musical Close-Up: The Twelve-Bar Blues
27(4)
The Emergence of Rock and Roll
31(14)
Overview: Crossovers and Covers
31(2)
Bill Haley and the Comets
33(1)
Elvis Presley
34(7)
Musical Close-Up: Rhythm in Early Rock and Roll
41(4)
Rock and Roll: Fifties Style
45(35)
Overview: Three Basic Trends Emerge
45(8)
Little Richard
53(4)
Fats Domino
57(1)
Chuck Berry
58(2)
Jerry Lee Lewis
60(3)
Buddy Holly
63(3)
Others in the 1950s
66(6)
The Industry
72(3)
Musical Close-Up: Is Soft Rock Really Rock?
75(5)
Transition: The Early 1960s
80(18)
Overview: The Fragmentation of the Market
80(3)
The Beginnings of the Folk Music Trend
83(5)
Surfing Music
88(4)
The Dance Craze
92(2)
Musical Close-Up: Musical Texture and the Beach Boys
94(4)
The Beatles
98(48)
Overview: Revolution within a Revolution
98(2)
The Early Beatles
100(8)
Beatlemania---American Style
108(3)
The Middle Period: Experimentation
111(7)
The Later Beatles: Revolution
118(15)
Musical Close-Up: The Technical Side of the Beatles' Music
133(13)
The British Invasion
146(29)
Overview: The British Are Coming!
146(2)
The Rolling Stones
148(16)
All the Others
164(4)
Musical Close-Up: The Musical Style of the Rolling Stones
168(7)
Folk Music and Folk Rock
175(20)
Overview: The Youth Generation of the 1960s
175(2)
Bob Dylan
177(5)
The Byrds
182(2)
The Mamas and the Papas
184(2)
Simon and Garfunkel
186(2)
Other Folk Rockers
188(3)
Musical Close-Up: The Song Style of Bob Dylan
191(4)
Soul and Motown
195(27)
Overview: Soul Music: Its Definition and History
195(3)
Atlantic and Stax
198(3)
Aretha Franklin
201(2)
James Brown
203(5)
Motown
208(8)
Diana Ross and the Supremes
216(2)
Musical Close-Up: Melody and the Soul Singer
218(4)
San Francisco
222(20)
Overview: America Counters the British Invasion
222(3)
The Jefferson Airplane
225(2)
The Grateful Dead
227(3)
Janis Joplin
230(2)
Other San Francisco Groups
232(1)
Acid Rock Outside San Francisco
233(5)
Musical Close-Up: The Art of Improvisation
238(4)
Jazz Rock
242(16)
Overview: A Tale of Sibling Rivalry and Its Resolution
242(2)
Blood, Sweat, and Tears
244(4)
Chicago
248(3)
Other Jazz Rock Groups
251(1)
Musical Close-Up: An Analysis of ``Symphony for the Devil/Sympathy for the Devil'' (Blood, Sweat, and Tears)
252(6)
Art Rock
258(26)
Overview: Rock as a ``Legitimate'' Musical Vocabulary
258(2)
Rock with Orchestra
260(2)
Rock Operas and Theatrical Works
262(6)
Nontheatrical Art Rock by Unaccompanied Rock Groups
268(9)
Musical Close-Up: An Analysis of ``Karn Evil 9'' by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
277(7)
Mainstream Rock
284(27)
Overview: The Decade of Nondirection
284(3)
Mainstream Trends of the 1970s
287(11)
Mainstream Rock in the Eighties
298(5)
Mainstream Rock Beyond the Eighties
303(3)
Musical Close-Up: A Look at Rock Lyrics
306(5)
The Continuing Fragmentation of Rock
311(47)
Overview: Substyles of the 1960s Evolve into the 1970s and Beyond
311(1)
Art Rock Evolves into Progressive Rock
312(4)
Jazz Rock Evolves into Fusion
316(5)
The Singer-Songwriters of the 1970s
321(8)
Country Rock and Progressive Country
329(10)
The ``Jam Band'' Phenomenon
339(6)
Soft Rock Continues to Evolve
345(5)
Musical Close-Up: Country or Rock?
350(8)
Heavy Metal
358(20)
Overview: ``We're Not Gonna Take It Anymore''
358(1)
British Heavy Metal Evolves
359(4)
American Heavy Metal
363(4)
Heavy Metal Continues
367(8)
Musical Close-Up: Meter in Heavy Metal and Alternative Rock
375(3)
Dance Music
378(28)
Overview: The Selling of Rock---Changes in the 1980s and 1990s
378(6)
The Return of Dance Music
384(1)
Disco
385(3)
Motown Keeps Dancing
388(4)
Other Music for Dancing
392(3)
Dancing through the 1990s and Beyond
395(4)
The Latin Invasion
399(4)
Musical Close-Up: The Anatomy of Disco
403(3)
Rap and Hip-Hop
406(21)
Overview: Technology, the Internet, and the Music Industry
406(4)
Rap's Beginnings
410(5)
Rap Comes of Age
415(4)
Other Rappers
419(2)
New Jack Swing
421(2)
Musical Close-Up: Expressive Musical Performance---Rhythmic Delivery of Rap
423(4)
Alternative Styles
427(36)
Overview: Boomers and Post-Boomers
427(3)
Alternative Rock: The Problem of Definitions
430(2)
The Beginnings of Alternative Rock: The 1970s
432(2)
Punk Movements: A Return to the Basics
434(7)
Alternative Styles
441(1)
Punk II: Post-Punk Hardcore
442(8)
Indie Rock
450(1)
Punk III: Neo-Punk Propels Rock into the New Millennium
451(2)
Prog Rock
453(3)
Musical Close-up: Alternative Views of Alternative Rock
456(7)
An Overview and an Editorial
463(14)
Overview: Eight Basic Statements
463(8)
Editorial
471(2)
Can It Get Better?
473(2)
Where To Now?
475(2)
DISCOGRAPHY
477(9)
A Basic Recorded Library of Rock and Roll
477(1)
Selected Discography
478(6)
Anthologies
484(2)
Bibliography 486(7)
Index 493


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