A History of Rock and Roll
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Published by Raintree .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11689112M
ISBN 101410918157
ISBN 109781410918154
OCLC/WorldCa60931348

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History of rock and roll includes: biographical information on past and present musicians, composers, bands, producers, and record executives; analyses of evolutionary rock styles from before the s to the present, including a list of the most seminal recordings from each style; an album-by-album review of the Beatles and Bob Dylan; an audio CD containing twenty notable recordings in. Ed Ward covers the first half of the social history of rock & roll in this definitive book. Beginning in the s when blues, country, and black popular music played over the air waves and the first independent record labels were born, this first volume of a two-part series finishes in December , just as an immense sea-change begins to take hold and the Beatles prepar4/5. Early Moments in Rock Music History. Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile L. Early Moments in Rock Music History an informative book documenting the history of rock 'n' roll. It highlights performers such as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, and Ritchie Valens. The book also focuses on the course of.   The book is written in a refreshing, captivating style that pulls the reader in, offering no less than a complete social and cultural history of rock and roll for students and general audiences alike. Friedlander writes, 'This book chronicles the first forty years of rock/pop music history.

The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1 shines a light on the far corners of the genre to reveal the stories behind the hugely influential artists who changed the musical landscape forever. In this first volume of a two-part series, Ward shares his endless depth of knowledge and through engrossing storytelling hops seamlessly from Memphis to.   The book is written in a refreshing, captivating style that pulls the reader in, offering no less than a complete social and cultural history of rock and roll for students and general audiences alike. Friedlander writes, 'This book chronicles the first forty years of rock/pop music by: This entertaining book tells the real story of rock and roll from its beginnings to the present. It covers the trends, stories, scandals, and personalities, and all the genres, including rockabilly, folk rock, blues rock, art rock, glare rock, heavy metal, disco, funk, punk, new wave, rap, and grunge/5.   Rock and roll, style of popular music that originated in the United States in the mids and that evolved by the mids into the more encompassing international style known as rock music, though the latter also continued to be known as rock and roll. Learn more about the history of rock and roll in this article.